Archive for the surrealism Tag

Surrealist Films: Luis Buñuel, Salvador Dali, Germaine Dulac and more

In conjunction with the Art Gallery of Ontario’s excellent exhibition Surreal Things – which we reviewed HERE, Cinematheque Ontario is screening an impressive series of Surrealist films. A still from Un Chien Andalou, 1929. Image: midnightcafe.com The films include Un Chien Andalou (1929), Surrealism’s most famous film, by Salvador Dalí and Luis Buñuel. Billed as “a staggering assault on beauty
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Surreal Things: Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

Surreal Things May 9 – August 30, 2009 Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto This is an excellent show, well worth seeing. Salvador Dali, Ruby Lips brooch, 1949. Image: ago.net It comes from London’s Victoria and Albert Museum, and is filled with marvelous objects that demonstrate the creative cross-fertilization between surrealist artists and designers. There are stunningly modern Schiaparelli dresses, ceramics,
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