Surrealism: 50 Works of Art You Should Know
The Surrealist movement that developed in Europe following the devastation of World War I swept energetically through all kinds of media as artists found expression in an imaginative pictorial language. This introduction to Surrealism shows 50 unique artworks that have lost nothing of their irresistible attraction to this day. Each work is featured on a beautifully illustrated spread. An informative text highlights each work’s classic characteristics, its unusual aspects, and its significance in the Surrealist movement. Including brief biographies of the artists, this book is a beautifully illustrated primer to Surrealism.
Brad Finger is an art historian based near Chicago, Illinois. He is the author of Modern Art -The Groundbreaking Moments and 13 American Artists Children Should Know (Prestel).