Surrealism Luke busch


stared in 1924 and came to a close in 1966

Key artists of this time are...

Pablo Picasso

Max Ernst

Salvador Dalí

Man Ray

André Masson

artists sought to channel the unconscious as a means to unlock the power of the imagination. they believed that revelations could be found on the street and in everyday life. There are 2 different methods, one being objects were depicted in crisp detail and with the illusion of three-dimensionality, emphasizing their dream-like quality. The other, is the use of various techniques to create unlikely and often outlandish imagery

"Knowing how to look is a way of inventing"

-Salvador dalí

"Everything we see hides another thing, we always want to see what is hidden by what we see."

-Rene Magritte

Pablo Picasso

October 25, 1881 - April 8, 1973

Born in Malaga, Spain

2 surrealism pieces of Pablo Picasso's

Pablo used traditional materials, such as oil paint, chalk and charcoal, with unusual materials, such as newspapers, sand and sawdust

Salvador Dalí

May 11, 1904 - Januarary 23, 1989

Born in Figueras, Catalonia, Spain

2 surrealism paintings by Salvador Dalí

Salavador would use pencil to outline the drawing and paint over it and add oils to the paint for easy smooth applications

Friends that influenced Pablo

Guillaume Apollinaire

Gertrude Stein

Georges Braque

Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler

Ambrose Vollard

Pablo in turn influenced

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