"Surrealism is embedded in the everyday, daily experience"

Main Ideas


Surrealist movement started in Europe in the 1920s after World War I with its nucleus in Paris.

Its roots were found in Dada, But it was less violent and more artistically based.

Main People/ Locations

Max Ernst 1891-1976

Andre Masson 1896-1987

Joan Miro 1893-1983.

Surrealism originated in the late 1910s and early 20s in Paris


Began after World War I, was a cultural movement.

The cerebral and irratioal tenets of surrealism find their acestry in the clever and whimsical disregrad for tradition fostered by Dadaism a decade earlier.

Surrealism is also used in poems, and music