If I have decided to expose this feud, it is because it reflects so much the good old healthy intellectual polemics of French Parisian Left Bank Discussion (which is fun) and… you might also learn a bit more on this important movement that was Surrealism. Continue reading Ah Surrealism!
The Marvelous in the Arts A Walk the Arts’ friend, the artist Gregg Simpson has been made an official honorary … Continue reading Gregg Simpson, official Portuguese Surrealist.
An exhibition of seventy-nine monumental sculptures of the Catalan Surrealist artist Joan Miró (1893-1983) recently opened at the Yorkshire Sculpture … Continue reading Joan Miró’s sculptures currently in the UK and major retrospective travelling to Washington D.C.
Edgar Morin once said that ‘ideas are like virus.’ If we equate surrealist art to a virus, then Canada’s immune system was very strong! While the surrealist system was born in1924 in France, Canada was not ready to accept surrealist art until around 1944. Continue reading The arrival of Surrealism in Canada