surrealism

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…

Maria Berrio’s large collaged works—comprised of diversely sourced papers, depict surrealist narratives that blur biographical memory with South American mythology. Her work explores themes such…

The Female Gaze: Women Surrealists in the Americas and Europe reframes the history of the movement by focusing exclusively on the pivotal role played by female artists as independent from—rather than…

NEW YORK - Piercing through the male gaze, more than 30 paintings, sculpture, photographs, mixed media, and collages by leading female Surrealist artists will be on view at Heather James Fine Art…

Discover Dorothea Tanning, the artist who pushed the boundaries of surrealism.