Aesthetics of Surrealism

Perhaps most notable by the works of Salvador Dali, surrealism is a cultural movement popularized in Paris during the early 1920s.  Surrealism developed mostly from the Dada movement, and was firmly established by André Breton with his writing, Surrealist Manifesto.  In this work, Breton described surrealism as “pure psychic automatism”.  This phrase captures the freedom…
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