Presentation on theme: "SURREALISM: An art movement influenced by the theories of the pioneer of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud. The images found in surrealist works are as confusing."— Presentation transcript:
1 SURREALISM:An art movement influenced by the theories of the pioneer of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud. The images found in surrealist works are as confusing and startling as those of dreams. Surrealist works can have a realistic, irrational style, precisely describing dreamlike fantasies, or, it could have a more abstract style. Surrealism aims to eliminate conscious control in order to express the workings of the unconscious mind.
2 The Nostalgia of the Poet (La Nostalgie du poète), 1914 The Nostalgia of the Poet (La Nostalgie du poète), Oil and charcoal on canvas, 89.7 x 40.7 cm.Giorgio de Chirico
3 Giorgio de ChiricoThe Duo. Paris, winter Oil on canvas, 32 1/4 x 23 1/4" (81.9 x 59 cm).
4 Giorgio de ChiricoNaturaleza muerta evangélica 1956 Óleo sobre lienzo 60 x 50 cm
5 Giorgio de ChiricoThe Eventuality of Destiny (Monumental Figures), 1927Oil on canvas 146 x cmThe Philosopher's Conquest, 1914Oil on canvas x 99.1 cm
6 Salvador Dalí(Spanish, ). The Persistence of Memory Oil on canvas, 9 1/2 x 13" (24.1 x 33 cm).
7 Salvador DalíFollowing the atomic explosion over Hiroshima in 1945, Dalí painted a number of fragmented heads and figures.The upper area of the painting, with the halo and brown clouds resembles photographs of atomic explosions. The female face, with its tender expression and thin halo, is recognisable as the face of a Madonna by Raphael. Dalí was a great admirer of Old Master paintings. The skull section in this work is based upon the inside of the dome of the Pantheon building in Rome.Tête Raphaëlesque éclatée [Exploding Raphaelesque Head]1951.MediumOil on canvas Size43.20 x cm
8 Salvador Dalí (The Art Institute of Chicago) Mae West (Face of Mae West Which Can Be Used as an Apartment), 1934Gouache, with graphite, on commercially printed magazine page 283 x 178 mm (sight)
9 Salvador DalíBirth of Liquid Desires (La Naissance des désirs liquides), 1931–32. Oil and collage on canvas, 96.1 x cm.
10 Salvador DalíApparition of Face and Fruit Dish on a Beach Salvador Dalí (Spanish, ) Oil on canvas: 45 x 56 5/8 in.