Leonora Carrington's Portrait - Photo Credits Gabriel-Weisz

Leonora Carrington

Surrealism
Juan Soriano - Toro
Art History   |   Balasz Takac

We examine the activity of the Generación de la Ruptura, a group of Mexican modern artists who predeceased the famous Muralists.

Leonora Carrington - Self Portrait
Exhibition Announcements   |   Balasz Takac

The Schirn Kunsthalle in Frankfurt will open an exciting exhibition focused on the production of women artists affiliated with Surrealism.

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Top Lists, Exhibition Announcements, Art History   |   Balasz Takac

At the celebrated French cultural institution Centre Pompidou-Metz, on display is extraordinary survey on the relationships of leading modern artist couples.

Dorothea Tanning - Small Night Serenade (Eine Kleine Nachtmusik), 1943. Oil on canvas, 407 x 610 mm c Tate, Lonfon 2015 c The Estate of Dorothea Tanning : ADAGP, Paris : VEGAP, Malaga, 2016
Exhibition Announcements   |   Elena Martinique

Throughout the history of art, female Surrealists were largely overshadowed by their male colleagues. Museo Picasso Málaga now places them in focus.

Madeline von Foerster - The Red Thread
Art History   |   Eli Anapur

Alchemy art has a long history. From medieval prints to contemporary art, alchemy art expresses artists’ dreams, desires but also political stances.

Joan-Mitchell
Artist(s) in Focus, Top Lists   |   Amy Lin

Although facing many gender-based restrictions, these famous female painters created a fascinating body of work and managed to gain well-deserved recognition and place in art history.

Leonora Carrington - Ulu's Pants, 1952
Artwork(s) In Focus, Top Lists, Art History   |   Maria R

Read more about the most famous surrealist paintings, ones that shaped Surrealism as an art movement and that still twist our perception.

The Paris Surrealists, 1933, via Rusty's Artists
Artist(s) in Focus, Top Lists, Art History   |   Elena Martinique

Who were exactly the Surrealists ? Influenced by psychoanalysis, surrealist artists aimed to channel their dreams and the unconscious in order to unlock their creativity and imagination.