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, 1904-198941 artworks
Giorgio de ChiricoGreek, 1888-197827 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

Le belles réalitès
René Magritte

Untitled
Yves Tanguy

Le Seize Septembre
René Magritte

Street with Lips
Yves Tanguy

Lumen
Yves Tanguy

A Few Gestures
Yves Tanguy

La Clef des champs
René Magritte

In Place of Fear
Yves Tanguy

Untitled
Yves Tanguy

Composition VIII
Victor Brauner

Reclining Nude
René Magritte

Pandora's Box
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).