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8th Jan '17 8:14:14 AM SeptimusHeap
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6th Jan '17 9:57:55 AM Morgenthaler
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Compare UncannyValley and EldritchAbomination. See also SurrealHorror and SurrealHumor. Compare and contrast {{Absurdism}}; both movements emerged in the wake of WorldWarI and are stylistically similar, but whereas surrealism [[WorldOfSymbolism uses the bizarre to convey meaning]], absurdism is all about [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic embracing meaninglessness.]] Also compare [[UsefulNotes/{{Dada}} the (anti)-art movement]] that preceded and inspired surrealism.

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Compare UncannyValley and EldritchAbomination. See also SurrealHorror and SurrealHumor. Compare and contrast {{Absurdism}}; both movements emerged in the wake of WorldWarI UsefulNotes/WorldWarI and are stylistically similar, but whereas surrealism [[WorldOfSymbolism uses the bizarre to convey meaning]], absurdism is all about [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic embracing meaninglessness.]] Also compare [[UsefulNotes/{{Dada}} the (anti)-art movement]] that preceded and inspired surrealism.
20th Sep '16 8:49:48 AM Morgenthaler
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* UnreliableNarrator
* WorldWarII: Interrupted the movement.

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* WorldWarII: Interrupted the movement.
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19th Apr '16 12:50:01 AM Morgenthaler
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12th Sep '15 8:12:42 AM karstovich2
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One major branch used very abstracted art to symbolically represent the subconscious. The other, better-known, branch attempted to more-or-less literally depict the strange logic of one's dreams--this was the surrealism of Salvidor Dalí's melting clocks, René Magritte's flying men in bowler hats with apples on faces, and Elsa Schiaparelli's shoe hats and exotic lobster dresses.

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One major branch used very abstracted art to symbolically represent the subconscious. The other, better-known, branch attempted to more-or-less literally depict the strange logic of one's dreams--this was the surrealism of Salvidor Dalí's Creator/SalvadorDali's melting clocks, René Magritte's Creator/ReneMagritte's flying men in bowler hats with apples on faces, and Elsa Schiaparelli's shoe hats and exotic lobster dresses.
29th Apr '15 10:32:52 PM Micah
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* RealDreamsAreWeirder
17th Mar '15 8:08:47 AM JulianLapostat
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Surrealism was a movement encompassing both literature and art, originating in Europe between the World Wars. The aim was to make art that reflected the fundamental truth about the world; they took the name surrealism (the prefix ''sur-'' means "super") because they considered themselves super-realists. They were also huge fans of Sigmund Freud, whose psychoanalysis was the hottest fad of the decade, so the surrealists' super-realism was essentially art about the subconscious, [[AllPsychologyIsFreudian as Freud envisioned it]].

One major branch used very abstracted art to symbolically represent the subconscious. The other, better-known, branch attempted to more-or-less literally depict the strange logic of one's dreams--this was the surrealism of Salvidor Dalí's melting clocks, René Magritte's flying men in bowler hats with apples on faces, and Elsa Schiaparelli's shoe hats and exotic lobster dresses.

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Surrealism was a movement encompassing both literature and art, originating in Europe between the World Wars. The aim was to make art that reflected the fundamental truth about the world; they took the name surrealism (the prefix ''sur-'' means "super") because they considered themselves super-realists. They were also huge fans super-realists, the way earlier writers would consider themselves super-naturalists. To them modern cities and urban life had its own sense of the "uncanny" and "weird" as forests or dark woods would in fairy-tale landscapes. In this, they followed the influence of Sigmund Freud, whose psychoanalysis was the hottest fad of the decade, so the surrealists' super-realism was essentially art about the subconscious, [[AllPsychologyIsFreudian as Freud envisioned it]].

One major branch used very abstracted art to symbolically represent the subconscious. The other, better-known, branch attempted to more-or-less literally depict the strange logic of one's dreams--this was the surrealism of Salvidor Dalí's melting clocks, René Magritte's flying men in bowler hats with apples on faces, and Elsa Schiaparelli's shoe hats and exotic lobster dresses.
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* DirtyCommunists: Many of the surrealists were radical leftists.

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* DirtyCommunists: Many of the surrealists were radical leftists.
8th Mar '15 10:38:20 AM LongLiveHumour
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Compare UncannyValley and EldritchAbomination. See also SurrealHorror and SurrealHumor. Compare and contrast {{Absurdism}}; both movements emerged in the wake of WorldWarI and are stylistically similar, but whereas surrealism [[WorldOfSymbolism uses the bizarre to convey meaning]], absurdism is all about [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic embracing meaninglessness.]] Also compare [[{{Dada}} the (anti)-art movement]] that preceded and inspired surrealism.

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Compare UncannyValley and EldritchAbomination. See also SurrealHorror and SurrealHumor. Compare and contrast {{Absurdism}}; both movements emerged in the wake of WorldWarI and are stylistically similar, but whereas surrealism [[WorldOfSymbolism uses the bizarre to convey meaning]], absurdism is all about [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic embracing meaninglessness.]] Also compare [[{{Dada}} [[UsefulNotes/{{Dada}} the (anti)-art movement]] that preceded and inspired surrealism.
9th Aug '14 5:33:33 AM ArtisticPlatypus
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Compare UncannyValley and EldritchAbomination. See also SurrealHorror and SurrealHumor. Also compare [[{{Dada}} the (anti)-art movement]] that preceded and inspired it.

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Compare UncannyValley and EldritchAbomination. See also SurrealHorror and SurrealHumor. Compare and contrast {{Absurdism}}; both movements emerged in the wake of WorldWarI and are stylistically similar, but whereas surrealism [[WorldOfSymbolism uses the bizarre to convey meaning]], absurdism is all about [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic embracing meaninglessness.]] Also compare [[{{Dada}} the (anti)-art movement]] that preceded and inspired it.
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9th Feb '14 9:51:17 PM DiscoGlacier
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