Introduction to Surrealism Videos

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  • Introduction to Surrealism Videos

    Introduction to Surrealism Videos

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    Exploring Surrealism with Peter Capaldi | Unlock Art Need some help getting to grips with Surrealism? The Doctor will see you now. Peter Capaldi, a former art student, and the latest actor to play Doctor Who settles down on Freud’s couch to deliver his wry take on the Surrealist movement. The Case for Surrealism |…

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  • The First Manifesto of Surrealism

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    This is a guest post by Clint Sabom. In 1924, the French poet Andre Breton published The Surrealist Manifesto. Influenced by psychoanalysis and alchemy, Breton maintained a fervent disgust for the institutions of the past that had, in his mind, exercised too much social control. In a revolutionary spirit of subversion, Surrealism presented itself as…

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  • Spomenik

    Spomenik

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    Not exactly surrealism, but surreal. This may have shown up in your feed already, as it has mine. But it’s awesome. Enter Spomenik: From “Human”: Spomenik literally means monument. These structures were commissioned by former Yugoslavian president Josip Broz Tito in the 1960s and 70s to commemorate sites where WWII battles took place (like Tjentište,…

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