Quotes about surrealism
108 quotes about surrealism.
remorse - sunken sphinx
svelte world of surrealism
Some of the French surrealists at the beginning of the war had come over to New York and they brought out this magazine. It was a big, glossy magazine full of surrealist things.
Dali was the great painter then and surrealism was a way of life.
Surrealism: An archaic term. Formerly an art movement. No longer distinguishable from everyday life.
Surrealism had a great effect on me because then I realised that the imagery in my mind wasn't insanity. Surrealism to me is reality.
Like all revolutions, the surrealist revolution was a reversion, a restitution, an expression of vital and indispensable spiritual needs.
Surrealism is present in most of my pictures.
Instead of stubbornly attempting to use surrealism for purposes of subversion, it is necessary to try to make of surrealism something as solid, complete and classic as the works of museums.
But surrealism is present in most of my pictures.
As far as the style, I was fascinated by surrealism.
The Pirate is surrealism and so, in a curious way, is Father of the Bride.
The taste for quotations (and for the juxtaposition of incongruous quotations) is a Surrealist taste.
I think it was more personal, but I certainly tried to adapt certain concepts of Surrealism.
And the most unusual and surrealistic place in New York City is Central Park.
What is your feeling about the revolutionary spirit ofyour age, as expressed, for instance, in such movements as communism, surrealism, anarchism?
The revolutionary spirit of our age (as expressed by communism, surrealism, anarchism, madness) is a hot firebrand thrust into the dark lantern of the world.
In Nine Decades
a Mad Queen shall be born.
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
To be a surrealist means barring from your mind all remembrance of what you have seen, and being always on the lookout for what has never been.
In the Thirties, when I was in New York, I did the first surrealistic ballet in a show of mine.
I was influenced by surrealist poetry and painting as were thousands of other people, and it seems to me to have become a part of the way I write, but it's not.
Surrealism is a bourgeois disaffection; that its militants thought it universal is only one of the signs that it is typically bourgeois.
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