Surrealism – Art & Design Term

Metamorphosis of Narcissus 1937
Metamorphosis of Narcissus 1937 Salvador Dali 1904-1989 Purchased 1979 http://www.tate.org.uk/art/work/T02343

Surrealism sought to transform human experience by rejecting a rational view of life in favour of one that emphasised the importance of the unconscious and dreams. The poets and artists of the movement saw magic and strange beauty in the unexpected and weird, the overlooked and the unusual.

Source: Surrealism – Art Term | Tate

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