Wadsworth Atheneum

SURREALISM: 50 WORKS OF ART YOU SHOULD KNOW

This accessible book on the Surrealist movement features paintings, drawings, sculptures, photography, film stills, and architecture, displaying the enormous breadth and variety of Surrealism. The Surrealist movement that developed in Europe following the devastation of World War I swept energetically through all kinds of media as artists found expression in an imaginative pictorial language.

A great introduction to Surrealism focusing on 50 unique artworks that have lost nothing of their irresistible attraction to this day. Each work is featured on a beautifully illustrated spread. An informative text highlights each work's classic characteristics, its unusual aspects, and its significance in the Surrealist movement. Including brief biographies of the artists, this book is a beautifully illustrated primer to Surrealism.

Details: By Brad Finger
published 2013, 144 pages, softcover

 

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