surrealism

Before he was known for pipes, bowler hats, and apples, Magritte began his illustrious career in advertising.
Featuring rare archive footage, this short film follows Leonora Carrington’s cousin and journalist, Joanna Moorhead, exploring the artist’s story.

Setting a new world record for the artist, one of Art Deco’s most prominent artists, Tamara de Lempicka, lead Christie’s recent Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale on February 5.…

Salvador Dalí: Gardens of the Mind will showcase mind-bending floral artworks, anchored by his fantastical series of color lithographs, Flordalí, at the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens in Sarasota,…
An inspiration for Dada and Surrealism and a touchstone for the Theatre of the Absurd, Alfred Jarry is best-known today for his revolutionary play "Ubu roi" (1896) and for his invention of…
Paris, 1929: An avant-garde hothouse rife with artistic conflict and friendly rivalry, fueled in the wake of a tragic world war. Would painting survive the new experiments with photography, film and…
Bock has said that Somnambulist reflects the Surrealist tendency to “make functional items nonfunctional.”

At first glance, they appear to be ordinary objects — a designer dress, a top hat, a high-heeled boot. But after closer examination, the viewer realizes that sliced peas have been fastened to the…