Floating Rock in Room, hat on floor, Rene Magritte painting references

Surrealism

Surrealism is an artistic and literary movement that emerged in the early 1920s, which emphasized the power of the unconscious mind and irrationality as a means of unlocking the creative potential of the human psyche. Surrealist artists and writers sought to explore the world of dreams, free association, and the subconscious in order to reveal deeper truths about the human experience.

  • This is Not a Magritte VR

    This is Not a Magritte VR

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    Rene Magritte’s works reinterpreted as an interactive VR world.

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  • Magritte VR

    Magritte VR

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    Magritte VR is a virtual reality journey through the work of one of the world’s greatest and most popular artists. This VR experience is triggered simultaneously for a shared immersive experience, for an audience of 50 at a time, produced and directed by BDH Immersive. Magritte VR uses hi-resolution scans of Magritte’s original paintings and…

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  • Khan Nova (Mathieu Saunier)

    Khan Nova (Mathieu Saunier)

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    French artist Khan Nova creates retro-futuristic digital collages inspired by surrealism, ethnicity, and the infinite. Khan Nova Prints | Khan Nova on Facebook | Instagram

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  • Tetsuya Ishida Surrealistic paintings

    Tetsuya Ishida Surrealistic paintings

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    About Tetsuya Ishida Tetsuya Ishida came of age as a painter during Japan’s “lost decade”—a time of nationwide economic recession that lasted through the 1990s. In his afflictive paintings, he captured the feelings of hopelessness, claustrophobia, and emotional isolation that burdened him and dominated Japanese society. From his early career until his untimely death in…

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