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, 1904-198935 artworks
Giorgio de ChiricoGreek, 1888-197825 artworks
Paul DelvauxBelgian, 1897-199416 artworks
Oscar DominguezSpanish, 1906-195841 artworks
Marcel DuchampFrench, 1887-19682 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, 1899-19422 artworks
Yves TanguyFrench, 1900-195548 artworks
Dorothea TanningGerman, 1910-20121 artwork
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

The Menaced Assassin
Rene Magritte

Le Génie Bonhomme
Rene Magritte

Flores Surrealistas
Salvador Dali

En Face des Murmures
Rene Magritte

Siren and Triton
Giorgio de Chirico

La belle captive
Rene Magritte

L'Annonciation
Rene Magritte

Telephone and Revolver
Oscar Dominguez

Le Visage du génie
Rene Magritte

Oblivion Numbers
Yves Tanguy

Untitled
Yves Tanguy
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).