Skip to content

Unit 5- Surrealism

Why does the eye see a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination when awake? -Leonardo Da Vinci

I dream of painting and then I paint my dream.
Vincent Van Gogh

Surrealists used many exercises in order to train and expand their creativity/imagination. To start off this unit we will do three such exercises; surreal collage, found poems, and dream recording

Surrealists that may be of interest: Rene Margritte, Rafal olbinski, William Blake, Micheal Mashka, Salvador Dali, Vladimir Kush

Dali- perhaps the most reknown surrealist both for his work and his extravagant charachter

Phillip Halsman- photographer who worked on several series with Dali- no photoshop!

William Blake had several visions, and his dreams were realler to him than reality

Rafal olbinski- polish surrealist who paints posters for operas

Vladimir Kush- Russian surrealist painter

KaSSandra- surreal pieces achieved through photomanipulation

No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: