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 DaliSpanish, 1904-198936 artworks
Giorgio de ChiricoGreek, 1888-197825 artworks
Paul DelvauxBelgian, 1897-199416 artworks
Oscar DominguezSpanish, 1906-195841 artworks
Marcel DuchampFrench, 1887-19683 artworks
Max ErnstGerman, 1891-19769 artworks
Rene MagritteBelgian, 1898-1967299 artworks
Andre MassonFrench, 1896-198721 artworks
Joan MiróSpanish, 1893-198323 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

Musicians with Masks
Oscar Dominguez

Untitled
Victor Brauner

La Clef des songes
Rene Magritte

La Voix du sang
Rene Magritte

Tree of Delight
Victor Brauner

Dali pintando a Gala
Salvador Dali

L'Okapi
Rene Magritte

Lumen
Yves Tanguy

Consolation
Victor Brauner

Colombe
Rene Magritte

La Bretonne
Victor Brauner

Untitled
Yves Tanguy

Untitled
Rene Magritte

Toros
Oscar Dominguez

Beautiful World
Rene Magritte

Dr. Albert Barns
Giorgio de Chirico
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).