surrealism

Of course, Titian was not a surrealist artist, far from it but that power of emotion, which his painting evoked in Gide is something found in abundance in surrealism. Why? Because surrealist art literally turns our world upside down rattling us to the core.
A lobster on a telephone, a clock that seems to have melted. These are some of the most famous images of the movement known as 'Surrealism', but what are they all about? Sex, mostly, explains the Dr Who actor and former art student, Peter Capaldi.
When you're openly polyamorous, you're so used to criticism that it starts to be rather trite and almost inevitable. But whilst hearing it from strangers doesn't hurt, hearing it from your new boyfriend's Mum might be a little more personal.
Though the waking world is ripe with ideas waiting to be harvested, there are few places so sweetly laden with inspiration as our dreams. Such wonders spring forth to enchant our sleeping souls! The limits of the day slip off easily, and we are left to explore the infinite fascinations of the unconscious realm.
A sale of "exceptional" surrealist art including a Joan Miro painting that has not been seen for more than half a century
We've heard of the art of makeup, but somehow we doubt this is what Maybelline and co had in mind... Japanese body artist
We've heard of the art of makeup, but somehow we doubt this is what Maybelline and co had in mind... Japanese body artist
For those of us without so much as a tiny star on our wrist or a tribal marking on our shoulder, there’s something fascinating
Now, make no mistake, I love the Edinburgh Fringe. One thing I like about it is its freewheeling, hands-off nature. Anyone
When I think Man Ray, I think painter, filmmaker, poet, experimentalist, philosopher, explorer of fantasy and dreams - and a master of documenting provocative and engaging fashion imagery which challenged the cultural constraints of the visual arts.