Surrealism may be familiar from dorm room posters, but what do you really know about this movement?
Identifying as agents of change, the Surrealists were interested in Freudian psychology and social revolution.
Dalí wages war on the rational in this naturalistic landscape populated by strange objects.
Dalí’s forms are mirrored and doubled in this disconcerting painting, made in a state of “paranoiac critical activity.”
This painting claims it is not a pipe… so what is it?
The architectural forms of a dream are constructed as a stage set, ready to be taken apart and reconfigured.
This furry tea service was a touchstone for Surrealism, but the artist was a victim of her own success.
Man Ray takes a common household object and renders it strange, dysfunctional, and dangerous.