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Posted by Lloyd on April 12, 2011
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Dada and Surrealism
You might say both the Dada and Surrealist art movements grew out of unlikely environments. Scientific advances were taking place with increasing rapidity, Freud and his contemporaries were pushing to map the unconscious mind, and photography had emerged to document the visual landscape in a way that painting never could. Yet somehow, as the world became more and more subject to scientific interpretation, the inner realm of fantasy and the far reaches of the psyche exploded into the work of the artists of these two movements. Continue reading…

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