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1 Surrealism by Phillip MartinPhillip Martin

2 Surrealism What can that possibly mean?

3 An ism is a suffix at the end of many English words. It comes from Greekismos and Latinismus. You have seen it at the end of words like optimism, Buddhism, racism, favoritism, and terrorism. Surrealism

4 It signifies a belief, practice, idea, or movement. In art, there are many movements that end in ism. Surrealism One of the most important ISMs is Surrealism.

5 imagination or fantasy. Surrealism was started in the 1920s. Paintings focus on things found in the imagination or fantasy. You might find every day objects, but they arent doing every day things. The Son of Man by Rene Magritte Surrealism

6 Belgian artist, Rene Magritte selected many objects in and around his home for his work. They can still be viewed in his home, now a museum in Brussels. Time Transfixed by Rene Magritte Surrealism

7 Golconde by Rene Magritte Surrealism

8 Golconde, Clairevoyance, and the Red Model by Rene Magritte Surrealism

9 Golconde, Clairevoyance, and the Red Model by Rene Magritte Surrealism

10 Spanish artist, Salvador Dali, is the name that first comes to mind for many people when they think of Surrealism. His moustache is as famous as his art. Surrealism

11 Even if you have never heard of Surrealism, you may have seen Dalis work. The Persistence of Memory by Salvador Dali Surrealism

12 The Persistence of Memory by Salvador Dali Celestial Elephants by Salvador Dali Surrealism

13 The Persistence of Memory by Salvador Dali Celestial Elephants by Salvador Dali Self Portrait by Salvador Dali Surrealism

14 a So now you know about Surrealism. But, if you want to know more, you can always research Expressionism, Pointillism, Impressionism, Fauvism, Dadaism, Cubism, Realism, Modernism, Post- Modernism, and. Romanticism for starters. Surrealism

15 Movements Impressionism Cubism Pointillism Realism Surrealism More isms

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