Homage to Dada and Surrealism

By Steve Smith | A magazine devoted to the history and heritage of the Dadaist and Surrealist art movements. Presenting present day and historical topics pertaining to these two art movements.

One Very Surreal Day with Salvador Dalì

<i>E</i>ven today, in this era of “nothing shocks us anymore”, Dalì still manages to get an eyebrow raise out of me. The man is endlessly fascinating and …

Paris

‘All New York is Dada’ | Christie's’

As a group of museum-quality New York Dada masterpieces come to auction for the first time in decades, Alastair Smart looks back on one of the 20th …

Art

Final Piece of Lost Magritte Painting Discovered after 85 Years

René Magritte, <i>The Enchanted Pose</i>, 1927. © Succession René Magritte. Courtesy of SABAM © ULiège.Eighty-five years after it went missing, a lost …

Artists

John Heartfield and the dawn of photomontage

John Heartfield – self-portrait with Police Commissioner Zörgiebel, 1929<p>Photomontage as an art technique was initiated and developed by Dadaists in …

Art

Meet Karl Waldmann, the Made-Up Dada Artist Who Fooled the German Art World

Art and Law<p>Did Karl Waldmann really exist?<p>,<p>Details of a brazen forgery scandal are slowly emerging in Germany. A criminal gang has reportedly been …

Germany

The Surreal Realms of Artist Gabríela Friðriksdóttir

The progressive Icelandic creative and Björk collaborator tells AnOther about her multi-disciplinary practice and new exhibition, alongside an …

Art

Two Halves: Unica Zürn

It Is Almost That: A Collection of Image+Text Work by Women Artists & Writers includes twenty-six works that do not fit neatly in any category and …

Art

Thoughts On: “Ghosts Before Breakfast” (1928)

If ever there was a film that you could point to and say, “This is surely everyone’s favorite short experimental animated German Dadaist film,” it …

Avant-garde

Dada Manifesto 1918

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The Art Newspaper

David Zwirner nabs representation of Rose Wiley<p>The octogenarian artist is in ascendance, with a solo show opening at the Serpentine later this …

Art

Surrealism exhibit opens at MSU this month

Contact: Sasha Steinberg<p>STARKVILLE, Miss.—Works by more than 20 contemporary American and Portuguese artists will be on display Jan. 21-Feb. 19 in …

Mississippi State University

"I have no delusions. I am playing"—Leonora Carrington's Madness and Art

<b>Leonora Carrington was a prolific artist and writer, and one of the few women in the surrealist movement. Until recently, she was perhaps more famous</b> …

Art History

Mexico: A Surrealist Country. | FUSION

Many people know that the art movement of Surrealism began in Europe and that the most famous surrealists are European as well. But what few people …

Mexico

French Surrealism - A Revolution of the Mind

Surrealism

The Artistic, Outrageous Life of Peggy Guggenheim

“SHE DID IT... no matter what her motivations were, she did it.” Lee Krasner’s final verdict on what one should say about Peggy Guggenheim has an …

Art History

Elasticity Itself

<b>Jed Rasula <br>Destruction Was My Beatrice:<br>Dada and the Unmaking of the Twentieth Century <br>(Basic Books, 2015)</b><p>One of the many difficulties of writing a …

Art

A Beautiful Monster Reborn: Francis Picabia in the Windy City

CHICAGO — “Paintings are made for dentists.” So goes one of the many acerbic lines in artist Francis Picabia’s freewheeling poems. Later in the same …

Ubu Gallery |

Joan Miró Show Opens in Zurich With Shocking Performance By His Grandson

Exhibitions<p>Dressed in pink, he rode in on a Harley Davidson.<p>,<p>Opening tonight fantastic exhibition #kunsthaus #miró #joanpunyetmiro two days till …

Art

Giacometti: Pure Presence; Abraham Cruzvillegas review – slender forms and green politics

Giacometti’s unique portraits are brought into sharp focus, and the Turbine Hall’s new installation is a grower<p>A show of <b>Giacometti</b>’s portrait sculptures is an odd proposition. Consider all those frail figures for which he is renowned: spindly, pin-headed, nameless and black, improbably tall on …

National Portrait Gallery

Andre Masson's surrealism finds a new home in realistically magical Havana

Featured<p>4.0 Stars<p>City,beach<p>A couples' special - enjoy the perfect mix of history, local culture and laidback beach retreat for the perfect romantic …

Travel

DalíandtheBarberry Room nymphs | Christie's’

Salvador Dali might have been once best known for his outlandish antics — such as the performance that produced this ‘lost’ work — but, as Deborah …

Art

Georges Hugnet

Exhibition dates: 18th April 2012 – 29th April 2013<p>Another fascinating exhibition and a bumper posting to boot (pardon the pun!)<p>A panoply of famous …

Art

The Forgotten Bohemian Queen of the Paris Art World: Leonor Fini

<i>B</i>ohemian “It Girl” of Paris, master of surrealist disguise and generally a badass female libertine, Leonor Fini was one of the most photographed …

Artists

Send Me to the 'Lectric Chair (Guy Maddin, 2009)

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Extraordinary Photos From A 1972 Rothschild Surrealist Dinner Party

There have been few dinners parties quite like it.<p>It's December 12 1972, the night at which Marie-Hélène de Rothschild held her famous Surrealist …

APPARITIONS - THE MENIL COLLECTION, HOUSTON

APPARITIONS<br>Frottages and Rubbings from 1860 to Now<br>curated by Allegra Pesenti<br>The Menil Collection<br>1533 Sul Ross St. - Houston<br>11/9/2015 - …