The Surrealist Movement

On the Theory and Practice of Irrational Juxtaposing

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The Persistence of Memory by Salvador Dali in 1931
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Guillaume Apollinaire
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Yvan Goll
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Andre Breton
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Dada artists: From left to right, Back row: Louis Aragon, Theodore Fraenkel, Paul Eluard, Clement Pansaers, Emmanuel Fay (cut off). Middle row: Paul Dermee, Philippe Soupault, Georges Ribemont-Dessaignes.
Front row: Tristan Tzara (with monocle), Celine Arnauld, Francis Picabia, Andre Breton.
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Tristan Tzara
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A Movie Still from “The Seashell and the Clergyman”
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Salvador Dali
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Dali at the International Exhibition of Surrealism in London
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“The Song of Love” by Giorgio de Chirico (1914)
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“The Elephant Celebes” by Max Ernst (1921)
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“Harlequin’s Carnival” by Joan Miro (1924–1925)
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“Portrait of Valentine” by Roland Penrose (1937)
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“Pisces” by Man Ray (1938)
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“A Little Night Music” by Dorothea Tanning (1943)
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“Sleeping Venus” by Paul Delvaux (1944)
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“Golconda” by Rene Magritte (1953)
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“The Disintegration of the Persistence of Memory” by Salvador Dali (1952–1954)

Long live the spirit of Surrealism!!!

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