(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, 1903-196697 artworks
André BretonFrench, 1896-19661 artwork
Giorgio de ChiricoGreek, 1888-197862 artworks
Salvador DalìSpanish, 1904-198971 artworks
Paul DelvauxBelgian, 1897-199431 artworks
Oscar DominguezSpanish, 1906-195854 artworks
Marcel DuchampFrench, 1887-196811 artworks
Max ErnstGerman, 1891-197664 artworks
Leonor FiniArgentinian, 1908-19964 artworks
H.R. GigerSwiss, 1940-20141 artwork
René MagritteBelgian, 1898-1967328 artworks
Andre MassonFrench, 1896-198749 artworks
Joan MiróSpanish, 1893-1983113 artworks
Wolfgang PaalenAustrian, 1905-19596 artworks
Francis PicabiaFrench, 1879-1953417 artworks
Man RayAmerican, 1890-197619 artworks
Kay SageAmerican, 1898-19635 artworks
Jindřich ŠtyrskýCzech, 1899-19424 artworks
Yves TanguyFrench, 1900-195559 artworks
Dorothea TanningGerman, 1910-20122 artworks
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

Melita II
Leonor Fini

Souvenir de voyage
René Magritte

Joan Miró

Paul Delvaux

L'apparition II
René Magritte

Autumnal Cannibalism
Salvador Dalì

Oscar Dominguez

The Triumphant Victor
Victor Brauner

Victor Brauner

Woman's Face in Black
Francis Picabia

La Cafetière
Joan Miró

Cat's Head
Francis Picabia
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).