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, 1888-197829 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, 1893-198331 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

Le Pèlerin
René Magritte

La parure de l'orage
René Magritte

La Voix de l'absolu
René Magritte

Le Montegnard
René Magritte

La Carte postale
René Magritte

La Grande Marée
René Magritte

Concha
Salvador Dalì

The Round Window
Paul Delvaux

Two Forces
Victor Brauner

La double Réalité
René Magritte

Pays médusé
Wolfgang Paalen

Shéhérazade
René Magritte

Incubation Totemique
Victor Brauner

L'avenir
René Magritte

L'Animal Manuel
Victor Brauner

The Beach
Victor Brauner

The Balcony
Yves Tanguy

La Femme du Soldat
René Magritte

Le Gouffre argenté
René Magritte

Figures on the Beach
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).