Asked in Artists and Painters
Artists and Painters
How many surrealist artists are there in the world?
Asked in Fine Art, Artists and Painters, Drawing
What did surrealist do?
I'm assuming by surrealist you mean artists that paint/draw in that style. Surrealist art means you are portraying something like it is in a dream. Surrealists also use alot of symbolism. For instance, Salvador Dali's painting Melting Clocks is thought to be symbolizing how the artists feels like time is melting away. ...
Asked in World War 1
What effects did World War 1 have on the writers painters and musicians who worked in the postwar years?
World War I affected many artists, writers, and painters in such an extreme manner that they began creating pieces filled with disjointed, cacophonic, and dream-like content. They were part of the Surrealist and Dadaist art movements of the early 20th century. Famous artists and writers included Man Ray, Salvador Dali, and Anaiis Nin. ...
Asked in Salvador Dali
What was Salvador Dali's motivation for the 'Persistence of Memory'?
He said he had dreamed about runny camembert cheese. Typically surrealist artists got ideas from dreams. ...
Asked in Similarities Between
What are the similarities between Salvador Dali and Rene Magritte?
they are both surrealist artists with photographic clarity and quirky, impossible, or odd situations and subject matter ...
Asked in Art History
What was the Surrealist Movement?
The surrealist movement was a movement of art that was characterized by the random, the unexpected, and comparisons between subjects that would not normally be compared. However, within the movement itself, the artists considered their works to be representations of philosophical subjects, rather than meaningless nonsensical garbage. ...
Who wrote the Surrealist Manifesto?
The writer of the Surrealist Manifesto was the charismatic French author and poet Andre Breton, who also subsequently started the Surrealist group of avantgarde artists and writers including figures such as Salvador Dali, Eileen Agar, Paul Edouard, Gala Edouard, Max Ernst, Joan Miro and others. The group produced art based on the ideas advocated in the Surrealist Manifesto, thereby initiating the Surrealist Movement, "that sleeping beauty haunted with nightmares" in the words of Agar, which stormed across Europe with its fantastical and cauchemar-like...