Surreal Art from René Magritte

The Voice of Space - René Magritte
The Voice of Space

René Magritte (1898-1967) French-Belgian painter known for his surrealist art.  Many biographies refer to his style as “mysterious and full of magic”.

Favorable Omens René Magritte
Favorable Omens
The Difficult Crossing - Rene Magritte
The Difficult Crossing
Polar Light - René Magritte
Polar Light
The Man of the Sea - René Magritte
The Man of the Sea
The Lovers - Rene Magritte
The Lovers
The Blank Check

Salvador Dali – The Burning Giraffe

Salvador Dali’s The Burning Giraffe is one of the artist’s most famous paintings. It was created in 1937, when the artist, at the time the most famous […]

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Salvador Dali The Burning Giraffe Salvador Dali, The Burning Giraffe Salvador Dali, Burning Giraffe, 1937, Kunstmuseum Basel Salvador Dalí, Burning Giraffe, 1937, Kunstmuseum Basel
Salvador Dali, The Burning Giraffe, 1937, Kunstmuseum Basel

Salvador Dali, The Great Masturbator, 1929, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
Salvador Dalí, The Great Masturbator, 1929, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid

Salvador Dalí, Burning Giraffes in Brown also known as Giraffe Avignon, 1975, private collection
Salvador Dalí, Burning Giraffes in Brown also known as Giraffe Avignon, 1975, private collection

Detail from Salvador Dali The Burning Giraffe 1937, Kunstmuseum Basel
Detail from Salvador Dali The Burning Giraffe 1937, Kunstmuseum Basel

The opened drawers in the blue female figure, was according to Dalí a “tail bone woman” and they refer to the inner, subconscious within man. In Dalí’s own words his paintings form “a kind of allegory which serves to illustrate a certain insight, […]

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Salvador Dalí, Inventions of the Monsters, 1937, Art Institute of Chicago
Salvador Dali, Inventions of the Monsters, 1937, Art Institute of Chicago

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Surrealism (Art)

Polish artist Modern Surrealism

Madonna of Port Lligat
Salvador Dali

(səˈrɪəˌlɪzəm(Art Movements) (sometimes capital) a movement in art and literature in the 1920’s which developed esp from dada, characterized by the evocative juxtaposition of incongruous images in order to include unconscious and dream elements [C20: from French surréalisme, from sur1 + réalisme realism] surˈrealist nadj surˌrealˈistic adj surˌrealˈistically adv

Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

also see: What is Surrealism? via thoughtco.com

Dreaming of Spring
Christian Schloe

To Our Time Together
Vladimir Kush

Rafal Olbinski
Rafal Olbinski

Polish artist Modern Surrealism
Igor Morski

 

Artists & Imagery

Rafal Olbinski came to the US in the early 1980’s from Poland.