Surrealism

Surrealism

(Sur)reality in the Photography of Kati Horna

Kati Horna (1912-2000) photographed both the real world and the surreal. She was a modern photographer who used her camera to document a civil war...

Natalia Tiberio 19 May 2022

Art History 101

10 Weird Things About Salvador Dali You Should Know

It was very difficult to choose only 10 weird things about Salvador Dali. He is widely known as one of the most (the most?) eccentric artists in art...

Zuzanna Stańska 11 May 2022

Love Story

Dali and Gala – The Love Story

Today, we present the story of Salvador Dalí and Gala – his wife, without whom Dalí would have never become an icon of modern art. Carl van...

Zuzanna Stańska 11 May 2022

Surrealism

Salvador Dali and His Burning Giraffes

The Burning Giraffe is one of Salvador Dalí’s most famous paintings but the motif did not appear only in this one work. Today we will show you...

Zuzanna Stańska 11 May 2022

Masterpiece Stories

Masterpiece Story: Madonna of Port Lligat by Salvador Dalí

Salvador Dalí’s The Madonna of Port Lligat depicts an image of Mary holding baby Jesus in her lap. Seems simple, but it has layers upon layers...

Isla Phillips-Ewen 11 May 2022

Andalusian Dog Theater & Cinema

An Andalusian Dog – Surrealist Film of Dalí and Buñuel

The Covid-19 pandemic has been distressing us for a long time now, but An Andalusian Dog is always a good tip. Above all, the movie and Surrealism,...

Dévra Taboada 11 May 2022

Women Artists

Erna Rosenstein – Holocaust Survivor and Surrealist in the Country Where Surrealism Didn’t Exist

Erna Rosenstein was born a Jew. This fact weighed on her whole life because Rosenstein’s family lived in Lviv, Ukraine, and to complicate...

Magda Michalska 3 March 2022

Women Artists

The Surrealistic World of Dora Maar

The name Dora Maar (1907-1997) reminds most people of Picasso. But apart from being his muse and lover, she was first and foremost an ambitious and...

Michel Rutten 3 March 2022

Women Artists

Lee Miller – Photographer of the Extremes

Lee Miller (1907-1977) was a model, a fashion photographer, a war photographer, a muse, and a gourmet cook. She lived life to the fullest with all...

Joanna Kaszubowska 3 March 2022

Women Artists

Leonor Fini: I’m Not a Muse, I’m an Artist

Leonor Fini didn’t agree with Andre Breton about the role of women in art: the father of Surrealism saw women solely as muses inspiring male...

Magda Michalska 3 March 2022

Women Artists

Nives Kavuric-Kurtovic: Pushing the Limits of Surrealism

Nives Kavuric-Kurtovic was the first female Croatian Surrealist painter and one of the greatest artists of Croatian contemporary art. As a painter,...

Guest Profile 3 March 2022

Theater & Cinema

The Most Popular Artists in Cinema

In 1911 the Italian film theoretician Ricciotto Canudo defined cinema as “the seventh art”. So it’s quite natural that from its...

Arianna Richetti 14 February 2022