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REMEDIOS VARO (1908/1963), SPANISH PAINTER – Painting a very personal surrealism

METAMORPHOSIS OF THE FEMALE FIGURE AND SHADES OF ALCHEMY – Imagination within the parameters of surrealism – REMEDIOS VARO REMEDIOS VARO 1/3 – Anglès, small town in Catalonia, is the place, where she was born in 1908. She became a famous surrealist painter, especially active in Mexico. As a young woman, she was interested in drawing, she was only 15 ...

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GUILLAUME APOLLINAIRE (1880/1918) – Leader of the Surrealist movement, which marked an epoch

He became friends with avant-garde artists (including Picasso and Braque, Rousseau and Duchamp). Illegitimate son of Polish woman and an unidentified man (his father may have been a cardinal in the Church or an Italian military officer) was born in Rome. His career influenced the development of such artistic movements (as Futurism and Cubism, Dadaism, and Surrealism). Guillaume Apollinaire was bohemian artist ...

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WOLFGANG LETTL (1919/2008), GERMAIN PAINTER – Surrealistic experiments with murals, graffiti and mosaics

A SURREALIST PAINTER WHO LOVED PUGLIA – Wolfgang Lettl: landscapes and portraits in surrealist style WOLFGANG LETTL 1/3 – He was a surrealist painter, who was born and who died in Augsburg, Germany. At the age of 20, he served as a communications officer in occupied Paris (working on his watercolours and first became exposed to surrealism). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dKkBEgsCF1c Starting 1945, ...

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JUNG YEON MIN, KOREAN PAINTER – The bizarre and surreal worlds of a Korean painter

The intellectual property of the images that appear in this blog correspond to their authors. The sole purpose of this site, is to spread the knowledge of these painters and that other people enjoy their works.  

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DARIA PETRILLI (1970), ITALIAN PAINTER – sublimate feminine beauty

Note: The intellectual property of the images that appear in this blog correspond to their authors and to those who have given them. The sole purpose of this site is to spread the knowledge of these painters and that other people enjoy their works.   http://www.dariap3.com/

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THE SURREALISTIC IMAGERY

Founded in the early 1920s by Andre Breton (and emphatically explained in his Manifestoes of Surrealism), Surrealism is considered both a cultural and revolutionary art movement. Andre Breton, said that “the mind which plunges into Surrealism, relives with burning excitement the best part of childhood”. Some of the most iconic artworks has come from surrealists (whether it’s Dali, Magritte or Ernst). ...

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OLEG SHUPLYAK – Keep staring at the pictures

Oleg Shuplyak 1/4 – was born 23 September 1967 in Ternopil, Ukraine.  In 1991 he graduated the Architecture Department of the Lviv Polytechnic National University. But his first love and passion was always painting, however, and he has used the technical precision of an architect to create his intriguing optical illusions. Oleg Shuplyak 2/4  – It was at the institute ...

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OPTICAL ILLUSION PAINTINGS with a double meanings

As it has been confirmed over and over again, sometimes there is much more to the eye than you can initially perceive. We are going to present you three painters to enjoy the optical illusion they’ve created and to play with what you can see in their artworks. Which of these paintings do you like the most? OCTAVIO OCAMPO (Mexico) – Octavio ...

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