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The Surrealist movement that developed in Europe following the devastation of World War I swept energetically through all kinds of media as artists found expression in an imaginative pictorial language. This introduction to Surrealism shows 50 unique artworks that have lost nothing of their irresistible attraction to this day. Each work is featured on a beautifully illustrated spread. An informative text highlights each work's classic characteristics, its unusual aspects, and its significance in the Surrealist movement. Including brief biographies of the artists, this book is a beautifully illustrated primer to Surrealism. AUTHOR: Brad Finger is the author of numerous books on art and photography, including "50 Contemporary Artists You Should Know" and "50 Photos You Should Know". SELLING POINTS: This accessible book on the Surrealist movement features paintings, drawings, sculptures, photography, film stills, and architecture, displaying the enormous breadth and variety of Surrealism. 75 colour illustrations

 

Details

ISBN: 9783791348438
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 144
Publication Date: 20 Sep 2013
Publisher: Prestel
Publication City, Country: Munich, Germany
Dimensions (cm): 24.1(H) x 19.1(L)

 

Author Biography

BRAD FINGER is the author of numerous books on art and photography, including 50 Contemporary Artists You Should Know and 50 Photos You Should Know (both Prestel).

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