STANFORD: The Legacy of Surrealism
Paris was the centre of the Surrealism movement when it began during World War One, then came of age with André Breton’s 1924 poetic declaration. It was a cultural movement aimed at resolving the contradictions of dream and reality. Artists began illustrating this new viewpoint through art which was said to require close scrutiny. There are more than 100 works from Magritte to contemporary artists Wangechi Mutu and Cindy Sherman in this exhibit, each providing a view of a conjured life that is illustrative of Surrealism.
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