With Salvador Dalí as its figurehead, the great ship of Surrealism crossed the turbulent seas of the early 20th century with sails of dreams and desires. Inspired by Sigmund Freud's psychoanalytical practice, Surrealists championed the unconscious as the domain of truth, uninhibited by the standards or expectations of society. This book introduces the origins and the sensational legacy of the Surrealist movement, one of the most profound and enduring influences on film, theater, literature, art and thought.
Featured artists: Hans Arp, André Breton, Giorgio de Chirico, Salvador Dalí, Max Ernst, Alberto Giacometti, Paul Klee, René Magritte, André Masson, Matta, Joan Miró, Pablo Picasso, Meret Oppenheim and Yves Tanguy.
Author: Cathrin Klingsöhr-Leroy
Number of pages: 96
Dimensions: 21 x 26 cm, hardcover