surrealism

It’s a recent development in art history to include women in numbers…

A fascinating thing about our eyes is their ability to deceive us. From how our visual system and brain perceive an image in front of us, the…

Born in the late nineteenth century, Modernism sought to challenge conventional institutions of its time. The late nineteenth century saw a shifting European political structure, with the birth of…
Dadaism or Dada is an art movement of the early twentieth century characterized by irreverence, subversion, and nonsense. Dada art, performance, and poetry emerged in Zurich as a reaction to the…
Surrealist artist Salvador Dali may be best known for the dream-like paintings he created throughout his life, but the man was just as strange as his work. Here are eight bizarre facts about the…
Like politics, all art is local until it isn’t anymore, a point driven home by Surrealism Beyond Borders, the Met’s tour d’horizon of the global, half-century-long spread of Surrealism from its…
The surrealism of Rosenstein’s work comes from the way something so bewitching can also be nightmarish, bodily, ironic, and enigmatic.
Salvador Dali’s oeuvre often brings to mind images of melting clocks, lobster telephones, or crucifixion depictions, but late in his career the artist also created three floral suites.