Here is a short list of five surrealist things I am thinking about this week. 1. Alejandro Jodorowsky’s Endless Poetry Through renowned father of the midnight movies Alejandro Jodorowsky’s intensely personal lens, Endless Poetry tells the story of his years spent as an aspiring poet in Chile in the 1940’s. Against the wishes of his […]
Is your Instagram knee-deep in narcissistic selfies? Acquaintances you don’t dare unfollow? (It would be impolitic.) Motivational quotes by your in-laws? (Yeah, he just discovered multi-level marketing & thinks he’s an entrepreneur.) We need to talk: you need to follow some artists. And before you think, “Ugh, I do, and it’s unbearable.” No, those are Artistes. […]
Surrealism.co is a website promoting Surrealism and Surreal Art and Artists. Introduction The homepage of the website includes and introduction to the site, and a brief introduction to Surrealism. There are two timelines: a timeline of surreal or fantastic art before Andre Breton Founded the Surrealist Art Movement, and a timeline of surreal and fantastic […]
Keep the beinArt Surreal Art Collective alive by funding 3 group shows, 5 years of online expenses and 60 exclusive artist interviews. Via Kickstarter About this project Let’s kickstart the next phase of the Collective’s projects by funding three massive group shows, five years of online expenses and sixty exclusive artist interviews! The beinArt Surreal […]
SlowArt Productions presents the thematic exhibition: Strange Figurations. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery from September 10 – October 3, 2015. This exhibition is open to all interpretations of the concept, Strange Figurations. Included are all forms of surreal, visionary and extraordinary figurative art. All interpretations of the theme “Strange Figurations” will […]
via smashingmagazine.com Great surreal art examples.
via news.bbc.co.uk Creativity is akin to insanity, say scientists who have been studying how the mind works. Brain scans reveal striking similarities in the thought pathways of highly creative people and those with schizophrenia. Both groups lack important receptors used to filter and direct thought.
The visually paradoxical “droste effect” is absolutely hypnotic. Below are examples and resources pulled from the web. How to create the Droste Effect in Photoshop and After Effects — Clap Your Brains Off Wikipedia: Droste Effect 50 Stunning Examples of the Droste Effect The Droste Effect is a Dutch term for a specific type of […]