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Surrealism

1924 - 1965

Art created without reason, aesthetics or morality.

Surrealism: Artists

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Surrealism: Writings

The Manifesto of Surrealism

André Breton — 1924

I could spend my whole life prying loose the secrets of the insane. These people are honest to a fault, and their naiveté has no peer but my own.

The Second Manifesto of Surrealism - Selections

André Breton — 1929

The simplest Surrealist act consists of dashing down the street, pistol in hand, and firing blindly, as fast as you can pull the trigger, into the crowd.

Surrealism: Artworks

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