Monday, March 16, 2015

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Surrealism is an art form that manages to captivate the essence of human creativity. It is expressed through a wide variety of rule-less and unique pieces that evoke strong feelings and connections. Its unexpired popularity stems from peoples desire to understand and interpret the sub conscious portrayals from artists who are able to use images effectively in this unique style.

Surrealism first made its mark on history in the early 20th century, during which time iconic individuals such as Max Ernst, Salvador Dali and André breton began to catalyse surrealistic art and display it for mass audiences. Today, they have inspired the thriving following of contemporary surrealistic art, and their influence continues to be shown through the work of thousands. 

Max Ernst

Max Ernst was a German born artist who helped inspire the surrealist movement by attacking traditional art through his unique style of work. Ernst's paintings have helped inspire many over their many decades of existence, and are relevant to this day. Max Ernst Biography

René Magritte
René Magritte is one of the most well known surrealist artists in history. I personally took great interest in his reoccurring theme of human distortion, and the idea that humanity is not defined by its outer appearance. Magritte is most acclaimed for his ability to use imagery to provoke thoughts and ask questions of the viewers 


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