I think the story feels so real to people that despite its theatricality and surrealism, they often dwell on the realism.
Winters liked to paint—usually quirky joke paintings that owed something to surrealism and Kandinsky.
It was his mix of expressionism and surrealism, however, that allowed Freud a legacy of admiration rather than notoriety.
How did you develop this knack for inventing, and surrealism?
Director Alex Nazari blurs the lines between reality and surrealism in this track, “Numb.”
Or do collisions have to be random and uninformative, to work as surrealism?
But to sit through an entire Jodorowsky film requires an extremely high tolerance for surrealism (or maybe LSD).
The truncated torso, which is displayed on the wall, mixes naturalism and surrealism to create a rare and enigmatic work.
I loved his blend of Native American realism with just a touch of surrealism.
The surrealism of the Marx Brothers I just loved—they would pile madness upon madness upon insanity.
1927, from French surréalisme (from sur- "beyond" + réalisme "realism"), coined c.1917 by Guillaume Apollinaire, taken over by Andre Breton as the name of the movement he launched in 1924 with "Manifeste de Surréalisme." Taken up in English at first in the French form; the anglicized version is from 1931.
De cette alliance nouvelle, car jusqu'ici les décors et les costumes d'une part, la chorégraphie d'autre part, n'avaient entre eux qu'un lien factice, il este résulté, dans 'Parade,' une sorte de surréalisme. [Apollinaire, "Notes to 'Parade' "]
A movement in art and literature that flourished in the early twentieth century. Surrealism aimed at expressing imaginative dreams and visions free from conscious rational control. Salvador Dali was an influential surrealist painter; Jean Cocteau was a master of surrealist film.