surrealism

Surrealist artist Salvador Dalí may be best known for the dream-like paintings he created throughout his life, but the man was just as strange as his work.
Traveling from Düsseldorf to Tel Aviv, the man carried a canvas by surrealist master Yves Tanguy in a flat cardboard box. When he reached his final destination, he realized to his horror that he did…
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…