What is Surrealism?
Surrealism began in the 1920s with artists and writers whose works aimed to reveal the unconscious to unleash subconscious imagination, and explore unusual imagery. Bringing the unconscious into rational life was one key thematic goal of this group influenced by Sigmund Freud’s psychoanalysis theories.Artwork by Rene Magritte
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ARTWORKS RELATED TO SURREALISM
Cremaster 3 Mahalym, from The Cremaster Cycle, 1994-2002
La Ballade des dames hors du temps, Natasha, 1971
Limited Edition Print
Etching and Aquatint
Artwork which employs more than one medium. It is however, different from multimedia art that refers to artwork that traditionally combines distinct media of visual art. Multimedia art has a wider scope as compared to mixed media art. Many effects in art can be achieved through mixed media.
A Lambda print is made in a Lambda laser printer. Lambda is a brand of the Durst company, which developed innovative digital forms of printing. The Durst Lambda was one of the first printers to use digital laser technology to print archival quality prints. Also called a Lambda c-type print.