What is surrealist?

  • (noun): An artist who is a member of the movement called surrealism.

Some articles on surrealist, surrealists:

Surrealist Groups - Post-Breton Surrealism
... There is no clear consensus about the end, or if there was an end, to the Surrealist movement ... of and distanced himself from Surrealism, others, such as Asger Jorn, were explicitly using Surrealist techniques and methods ... The events of May 1968 in France included a number of Surrealist ideas, and among the slogans the students spray-painted on the walls of the Sorbonne were familiar Surrealist ones ...
Lorser Feitelson - Career Success
... moved to Los Angeles and by 1930 was working in the Post Surrealist style ... Classicism.’ As Jules Langsner suggested in his catalogue for Post Surrealists and Other Moderns in 1935 at the Stanley Rose Gallery in Los Angeles, post-surrealism “affirms ... the mural format are in evidence in some of his larger Post-surrealist works ...
Le Surrealisme Au Service De La Revolution - See Also
... Acéphale, a surrealist review created by Georges Bataille, published from 1936 to 1939 Documents, a surrealist journal edited by Bataille from 1929 to 1930 View, an ...
Surrealist Groups - Expansion - Surrealist Theatre
... The word surrealist was first used by Guillaume Apollinaire to describe his 1917 play Les Mamelles de Tirésias (The Breasts of Tiresias), which was later adapted into an opera ... Antonin Artaud, an early Surrealist, rejected the majority of Western theatre as a perversion of its original intent, which he felt should be a mystical, metaphysical ... Other surrealist plays include Aragon's Backs to the Wall (1925) and Roger Vitrac's The Mysteries of Love (1927) and Victor, or The Children Take Over (1928) ...
Surrealist Cinema
... Surrealist cinema is a modernist approach to film theory, criticism, and production with origins in Paris in the 1920s ... Related to Dada cinema, Surrealist cinema is characterised by juxtapositions, the rejection of dramatic psychology, and a frequent use of shocking imagery ... The first Surrealist film was The Seashell and the Clergyman from 1928, directed by Germaine Dulac from a screenplay by Antonin Artaud ...

Famous quotes containing the word surrealist:

    To be a surrealist ... means barring from your mind all remembrance of what you have seen, and being always on the lookout for what has never been.
    René Magritte (1898–1967)

    The Dada object reflected an ironic posture before the consecrated forms of art. The surrealist object differs significantly in this respect. It stands for a mysterious relationship with the outer world established by man’s sensibility in a way that involves concrete forms in projecting the artist’s inner model.
    —J.H. Matthews. “Object Lessons,” The Imagery of Surrealism, Syracuse University Press (1977)

    The simplest surrealist gesture consists in going out into the street, gun in hand, and taking pot shots at the crowd!
    Surrealist slogan from the 1920s, quoted by Luis Buñuel in My Last Sigh, ch. 10 (1983)