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The surrealism movement took place during the aftermath of WWI and started in primarily in France Surrealism was more of a broad range cultural social project interested in liberating the human society from conscious and logical thinking to create a utopian society than an art movement The surrealism movement was in search of a gateway into societys subconscious the break down of rational and logical thinking The marvelous Surrealist artwork concentrated on individualism subjective visions and states of disorientation nihilism chaos and irrationality of modernity to break down the societys consciousness The following artwork played a major part in the search of the marvelous Salvador Dalis Accommodations of Desire created in 1929 which Ill compare to Salvador Dali and Luis Bunuels Un Chein Andalou created in 1929 Ill also examine the works of Andre Brenton Exquisite Corpses created in 1930 by Andre Brenton Tristan Tzara Valentine Hugo and Greta Knutson and If you please by Andre Brenton and Philippe Soupault created in 1919 Both Andre Brenton and Salvador Dali were major player in the surrealist movement Andre Brenton is considered the father of surrealism and Salvador Dali is considered the surrealist artist of our time Surrealism n Psychic automatism in its pure state by which one proposes to express-verbally by means of the written word or in any other manner-actual functioning of thought Dictated by thought in the absence of any control exercised by reasons exempt from any aesthetic or moral concerning Salvador Dali 1904-1989 was a Spanish painter writer and member of the surrealist movement He was born in Figueras Catalonia and educated at the School of Fine Arts Madrid After 1929 he espoused surrealism although the leaders of the movement later denounced Dal as overly commercial Dals paintings from this period depict dream imagery and everyday objects in unexpected forms such as the famous limp watches in The Persistence of Memory 1931 Museum of Modern Art New York City Salvador Dalis Accommodations of
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