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, 1888-197830 artworks
Paul DelvauxBelgian, 1897-199417 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, 1893-198332 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

Le monde des images
René Magritte

Hills
Man Ray

Metaphysical Interior
Giorgio de Chirico

Untitled
Yves Tanguy

Tic Tic
Joan Miró

For Elisa
André Breton

Le Génie bonhomme
René Magritte

Tree in Flower
Andre Masson

Venice, the Ducal Palace
Giorgio de Chirico

Lumen
Yves Tanguy

The Choice
Victor Brauner

The White Key
Victor Brauner
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).