The Persistence of Memory (1931) by Salvador Dalí
The Persistence of Memory (1931) by Salvador Dalí

Summary of Surrealism

The Surrealists sought to channel the unconscious as a means to unlock the power of the imagination. Disdaining rationalism and literary realism, and powerfully influenced by psychoanalysis, the Surrealists believed the rational mind repressed the power of the imagination, weighing it down with taboos.

Source: Surrealism Movement Overview | TheArtStory

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