What is Surrealism?

Surrealism started out as a philosophical movement which said that the way to find truth in the world was done through subconscious mind and dreams, not by logical thought. The Surrealism movement included numerous artists, poets and writers, all of whom expressed their theories in their work.

The Surrealism Movement

The Surrealism movement began in France, in the mid 1920’s. The Surrealism movement reached its peak in the 1930’s, being prominent all over the globe.

The Characteristics of Surrealism

The subconscious areas of the mind are explored through Surrealism. Surrealistic artworks often made little sense as they were usually tried to depict dreams and random thoughts.


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