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This accessible book on the Surrealist movement features paintings, drawings, sculptures, photography, film stills, and architecture, displaying the enormous breadth and variety of Surrealism. The Surrealist movement that developed in Europe following the devastation of World War I swept energetically through all kinds of media as artists found expression in an imaginative pictorial language. This introduction to Surrealism shows 50 unique artworks that have lost nothing of their irresistible attraction to this day. Each work is featured on a beautifully illustrated spread. An informative text highlights each work's classic characteristics, its unusual aspects, and its significance in the Surrealist movement. Including brief biographies of the artists, this book is a beautifully illustrated primer to Surrealism.
Publisher: Munich : Prestel Pub., 2013.
ISBN: 9783791348438
Branch Call Number: 709.0406 FIN
Characteristics: 141 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 25 cm.


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Jun 03, 2018

Spanning from the years 1914-1996 - This glossy, well-researched volume examines the noteworthy merits of 50 works of artistic surrealism that the author, Brad Finger believes the reader should know about.... (OK. Fair enough)

Covering the artistic genres of film, photography, sculpture, and painting - This culturally educational book of color images and informative text offers one a very well-rounded perspective on the overall diversity of surrealism in each specific medium.

As an added bonus - This book also includes a brief biography of each of the 50 surrealist artists (both male and female) whose work is so proudly presented in it pages.

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