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Salvador Dali - Christ of Saint John of the Cross, 1951
Christ of Saint John
of the Cross

Salvador Dali
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Marcel Duchamp - Chocolate Grinder No. 2, 1914
Chocolate Grinder
Marcel Duchamp
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Jean Cocteau - Orpheus of the Lyre
Orpheus of the Lyre
Jean Cocteau
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Surrealism; Surrealist Art, Artists and Writers: a List of Websites

Surréalisme; Surrealismo

Surrealist Artists: A  B  D  E  F  H  M  P  R  S  T  W

Surrealist Webpages


Surrealist Cinema

List of Surrealist Films

Surrealism and the Cinema (PDF)

Adventures in Surrealism
Harvard University

Wikipedia list of films considered by many to be Surrealist.

Entr'acte, by René Clair.
See the video.

Orpheus (1950)
Directed by Jean Cocteau. With Jean Marais, François Périer, Orphee is a poet who becomes obsessed with Death (the Princess).

The Mysteries of Cocteau's "Orpheus"
The Mysteries of Cocteau's Orpheus. Robert M. Hammond.

The film by Jean Cocteau. Wikipedia

Documents of Dada and Surrealism:
Dada and Surrealist Journals in the Mary Reynolds Collection.

French Surrealist poetry,
some samples in English translation.

History of Surrealism. By Monica Sanchez.
Automatism and the other as Veristic Surrealism. European and American Surrealism.

Manifesto of Surrealism, by Andre Breton.

Portugese Surrealism

20th Century Art Resources,
an art history web resource directory by Chris Whitcombe.

Surrealism. Desire Unbound
An exhibition at The Tate Gallery, London.
A history of surrealism and the artists involved in the surrealist art movement.

Le Surréalisme, a French Surrealism website.

The Surrealism Server
A major surrealism website.
Surrealist Love Poems
3 poems, edited by edited by Mary Ann Caws.

A large online archive of film, videos and writings related to the Surrealism, Dadda and avant-garde movements.

Walking with the Surrealists
Writer and philosopher Mary Zournazi takes you on a walking journey through the Parc Buttes-Chaumont to the north-east of Paris and some of the urban Passages of the city, which served as backdrops for the French surrealists like Andre Breton and Louis Aragon.

WebMuseum. Surrealism background information.

What is Surrealism? by Andre Breton.

Wikipedia entry on Surrealism.

Famous Surrealist Artists and Writers


Agar, Eileen

Agar, Eileen. Eileen Agar Online
Eileen Agar. Tate Collection
Eileen Agar. National Portrait Gallery, London.
Eileen Agar. Wikipedia entry,
Eileen Agar. Redfern Gallery

Apollinaire, Guillaume

Apollinaire, Guillaume. Guillaume Apollinaire website.
Gilliaume Apollinaire. Bibliography, poetry.
Guillaume Apollinaire. Wikipedia entry.

Aragon, Louis

Aragon, Louis. Louis Aragon. The Louis Aragon Archive
Louis Aragon, Wikipedia entry.
Louis Aragon. Notes and bibliography.

Arp, Jean

Arp, Jean. Jean Arp. Guggenheim Collection
Jean Arp. Works by Jean Arp in art museums.


Bataille, Georges

Bataille. Georges. Georges Bataille, an introduction.
Georges Bataille. Articles and books on Georges Bataille.
Georges Bataille, Wikipedia entry.
Georges Bataille elibrary. Electronic texts in zip/PDF format.

Bellmer, Hans

Bellmer, Hans. Hans Bellmer. Art Institute of Chicago
Hans Bellmer. Chicago Museum of Art
Hans Bellmer. Works by Hans Bellmer in art museums.
Hans Bellmer drawings, prints, sculpture, painting.
Hans Bellmer dolls.

Breton, Andre

Breton, André. Andre Breton bibliography, biography, selected texts, photographs.
André Breton quotes. The Vice of Surrealism. No More Words.
Andre Breton. What is Surrealism? A lecture given in Brussels.
Andre Breton. Manifesto of Surrealism
Andre Breton and the Surrealist Manifesto, by Gerard Durozoi (excerpt).
Andre Breton. Background introduction, list of works.
André Breton. Wikipedia entry.
André Breton
Biography of the French surrealist and discussion of his works.
A dedicated website. Archives, affiches, invitations, tracts, correspondance, photographies.
Manifesto of Surrealism
What is Surrealism?
Andre Breton search results from YouTube.
Andre Breton A summary of the life of Andre Breton.
UbuWeb sound resources on Andre Breton.



Dali, Salvador Gala

Dali, Salvador. Gala - Salvador Dalí Foundation. Official site of the Gala-Dali estate. Fundació Gala- Salvador Dalí. Three museums: Port Alguer, Púbol, Portlligat.
Salvador Dalí Museum, Florida, US.
Salvador Dali Visions. A large collection of articles and essays on Dali, with forum, news and Dali products.
Salvador Dali interview from the BBC audio archives.

Carrington, Leonora

Leonora Carrington. Surrealist Art by Leonora Carrington
Leonora Carrington. Wikipedia entry.

de Chirico, Giorgio

Giorgio de Chirico. Biografia, opere, museo.
Giogio de Chirico. Works by de Chirico in art museums and galleries.
Giorgio de Chirico  CGFA Gallery.
Giorgio de Chirico. Philadelphia Museum of Art: Giorgio de Chirico and the Myth of Ariadne.


Duchamp, Marcel

Encounter with Duchamp
Marcel Duchamp. Wikipedia entry.
Making Sense of Marcel Duchamp
An interactive journey through the art and ideas of Marcel Duchamp.
Marcel Duchamp
The Pompidou Centre. Descriptions of each artwork featured.
Marcel Duchamp. Olga's Gallery
Marcel Duchamp World Community
Marcel Duchamp. A thematic essay from The  Metropolitan Museum of Art.
UbuWeb. Duchamp music, lectures, and film.
Marcel Duchamp. The National Portrait Gallery
Marcel Duchamp. The Philadelpia Museum of Art
The Bride Stripped Bare by Her Bachelors, Even (The Large Glass)


Ernst, Max

Ernst, Max. Max Ernst artworks in museums.
Max Ernst Museum, Germany.
Max Ernst. Artchive Gallery.
Max Ernst. Wikipedia entry.
Interview(video) with Max Ernst at YouTube.
Max Ernst. Guggenheim Collection
Max Ernst. Philadelphia Museum of Art


Giacometti, Alberto

Giacometti, Alberto. Giacometti and the Surrealists
Alberto Giacometti. Wikipedia entry.
Alberto Giacometti Online. Art museums displaying works by Giacometti.
Alberto Giacometti. Guggenheim Collection
Alberto Giacometti. Tate Collection


Jarry, Alfred

Jarry, Alfred. Alfred Jarry Theater website.
Alfred Jarry's plays, including the Ubu plays.
Alfred Jarry. Background notes and bibliography.
Alfred Jarry. Wikpedia entry.


Maar, Dora

Maar, Dora. Dora Maar, an exhibition of photographs.

Matta, Roberto

Matta, Roberto. Roberto Matta

Miro, Juan

Miro, Juan. Juan Miro. Fundación Joan Miro
Juan Miro. Works by Juan Miro in art museums and galleries.


Picabia, Francis

Picabia, Francis. Guggenheim Collection



Ray, Man

Ray, Man. Man Ray photographs. Eastman House Museum of Photography & Film, Rochester, New York.
Man Ray artworks in museums.
Man Ray Digital Photo Library
The Man Ray Trust
Man Ray. Getty Museum
Man Ray phototheque officielle. Biographie du photographe dadaïste et surréaliste, photothèque numérique de ses œuvres.
Films of Man Ray. UbuWeb
Man Ray. Wikipedia entry.
Man Ray. International Centre of Photography.


Schwitters, Kurt

The Kurt Schwitters Archive and Catalogue raisonné.
The Kurt Schwitters Archive was established at the Sprengel Museum Hannover in 1994, and contains the most comprehensive documentation of his life and work.
Kurt Schwitters. Artcyclopedia
Kurt Schwitters. Guggenheim Collection
Kurt Schwitters Artchive Gallery



Tanguy, Yves

Tanguy, Yves. A Yves Tanguy image gallery.

Tanning, Dorothea

Dorothea Tanning. Dorothea Tanning. Wikipedia entry. Dorothea Tanning Online. Art museums.




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