Surrealism
(An artistic movement)

Dates: 1924-1970

European literature and visual arts movement. Its members created compositions where elements were painted in a realistic way, with accurate brush strokes, but put together in improbable or grotesque poses in order to represent dreams.
People associated with this movement
Victor BraunerRomanian, 1903-196679 artworks
André BretonFrench, 1896-19661 artwork
Salvador DalìSpanish, 1904-198942 artworks
Giorgio de ChiricoGreek, 1888-197828 artworks
Paul DelvauxBelgian, 1897-199416 artworks
Oscar DominguezSpanish, 1906-195841 artworks
Marcel DuchampFrench, 1887-19683 artworks
Max ErnstGerman, 1891-197624 artworks
René MagritteBelgian, 1898-1967302 artworks
Andre MassonFrench, 1896-198721 artworks
Joan MiróSpanish, 1893-198331 artworks
Wolfgang PaalenAustrian, 1905-19595 artworks
Man RayAmerican, 1890-19764 artworks
Kay SageAmerican, 1898-19632 artworks
Jindřich ŠtyrskýCzech, 1899-19424 artworks
Yves TanguyFrench, 1900-195548 artworks
Dorothea TanningGerman, 1910-20121 artwork
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

Untitled
Yves Tanguy

In Place of Fear
Yves Tanguy

Untitled
Yves Tanguy

La Clef des songes
René Magritte

La Folie Almayer
René Magritte

Le Séducteur
René Magritte

L'arrière chat
Victor Brauner

Le Jockey perdu
René Magritte

L'Annonciation
René Magritte

L'Ami intime
René Magritte

La Bataille d'Argonne
René Magritte

Dali pintando a Gala
Salvador Dalì

Raminagrobis
René Magritte

L'Été
René Magritte

Panorama Populaire
René Magritte
Important dates
Founding date:  1924
Why 1924?: Publishing of the Surrealist Manifesto by André Breton.

End date:  1970
Why 1970?: Death of André Breton (1966) and end of Situationist International (1972).