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Surrealism: More Than Melting Clocks

Art Movements in Context

Surrealist artists such as Salvador Dalí created art that reflected the horrors of war and the traumas buried in the unconscious mind. This video explores the historical context behind the rise of Surrealism, discussing ideas and events such as World War I and Dada, Sigmund Freud and psychoanalysis and the Spanish Civil War and fascism. A helpful introduction for secondary and tertiary students of art history.

Rating: E
Production Year: 2020
Duration: 8 min
Series: Art Movements in Context
Printable Resources: Yes

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