Surrealism

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 genius,...

Magda Michalska 24 January 2019

Surrealism

Lee Miller And Surrealism In Britain

In the delightfully quirky Hepworth Wakefield, in West Yorkshire, is a quiet exhibition that packs a whole range of mad surrealism in three...

Wendy Gray 7 August 2018

Surrealism

Start The Summer With Salvador Dalí

Summer is officially on! If you're still looking for a beach where to show your artsy bikini, or a Picasso-like beach body, maybe you'll be tempted...

Magda Michalska 21 June 2018

Surrealism

Free as a Bird – Max Ernst, Lop Lop and the Art of Chance

The unconscious mind can serve as a revealing personal landscape. Feeding our dreams, shaping our personalities and informing our behaviour; the...

Jon Kelly 4 May 2018

Leonora Carrington And Her Surrealist Life In Her Own Words

Leonora Carrington (1917-2011) is considered one of the greatest and most neglected British Surrealists. Her life story is a fascinating one: she...

Magda Michalska 28 April 2018

Artist Stories

Marion Adnams: A Teacher Who Turned a Surrealist

Would you ever suspect one of your teachers to be a painter? Marion Adnams, a modern languages teacher from Derby, England turned out to be a hidden...

Magda Michalska 22 January 2018

Masterpiece Stories

Learn More About Man Ray’s Cadeau

Man Ray's Cadeau, 1921, editioned replica 1972, known also as a ‘Gift’, is one of the famous icons of the surrealist movement. It consists of an...

Zuzanna Stańska 29 October 2017

Surrealism

Join Salvador Dali in Alice’s Wonderland

Salvador Dalí was a man of many talents - the most famous of Surrealists, he created not only iconic paintings of 20th century but also Chupa Chups...

Zuzanna Stańska 16 October 2017

Artist Stories

Salvador Dali Exhumation Shows The Truth About His Fatherhood And Mustache

Couple of weeks ago we were informing that Salvador Dali's remains will be exhumed in Spain to collect samples for use in a paternity claim. A DNA...

Zuzanna Stańska 8 September 2017

Artist Stories

The World As Seen Through de Chirico’s Surrealistic Eyes

Giorgio de Chirico was an Italian artist born in Greece in 1888. He started his education in Athens and Florence. Later he attended The Academy of...

Pola Otterstein 1 September 2017

Artist Stories

Salvador Dali’s Body To Be Exhumed For Paternity Test

A Spanish court has ordered the remains of Salvador Dalí to be exhumed in an attempt to extract DNA for a paternity claim from a woman born in...

Zuzanna Stańska 4 July 2017

Surrealism

9 Things You Must Know About Joan Miro

Joan Miro was a Spanish painter, sculptor, and ceramicist born in Barcelona. His work has been interpreted as Surrealism but it's difficult to put...

Zuzanna Stańska 20 April 2017