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A dream in a museum - surrealism?

To dream in surrealism is to see pictures! 163 works of the most powerful creators-surrealists of the first half of the 20th century are represented in the Madrid Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum in the exhibition “Surrealism Surrealism - (from French Surrealisme) - a trend in avant-garde art of the first half of the twentieth century, characterized by merging reality with something other oppositional. Surrealism is a dream - it is not real, but not surreal. The style is characterized by allusions and a paradoxical combination of forms, visual deception. Surrealist canvases often have hard objects, stones spread out, and the water, on the contrary, is turning to stone. Read further and sleep. ” This is one of the most visited and significant exhibitions in the capital of Spain, and until January 12, a full house in the museum is provided: paintings, graphics, graphics. Monotype belongs to the group of flat printing techniques. Unlike other prints, which allow you to make a lot of impressions from one form, here you get only one image (hence the "mono" - "one" - in the title). Most often monotypes are used by illustrators of children's books. It is also popular with psychologists (to ascertain the inner state of a person) and teachers (for the development of imagination in children). Read more Collagraphy - a relatively new type of embossed printing. It was invented in the middle of the 20th century and combines environmental friendliness, ease of execution, richness of textures and plastics, and, moreover, it is well combined with other graphic manners (for example, "dry needle"). The printed matrix is ​​a collage (hence the name combining the words "collage" and "graph") and is created by sticking various materials — fabrics, plastic, sand, plants, and so on — to a wooden or cardboard base using various pastes. Read more In the second half of the 15th century, woodcuts began to crowd out an engraving on metal or intalo. The term is derived from the Italian intagliare, meaning "cut, incline, cut through." Unlike woodcuts, where the protruding portions of the matrix are imprinted on paper, here visible traces are left by grooves containing ink. Therefore, metal engraving belongs to the group of intaglio printing techniques. Read more, collages, photographs and sculptures by Salvador Dali, Rene Magritte, Juan Miro, Max Ernst, Andre Breton, Paul Delvaux blur the boundaries between sleep and reality.In addition to uninterrupted visions of male artists, in which much space is given to the ladies, the exhibition also presents the work of 11 artists - a rarity for exhibitions devoted to surrealism. Claude Kaon, Kay Sage, Nadia, Toyen, Dora Maar, Leonor Fini, Remedios Varo, Dorothea Tanning, Angeles Santos, Meret Oppenheim and Leonora Carrington - Ladies, sleep! And show us your dreams. 7 video installations also support the surrealistic vision of museum visitors, one of which demonstrates scenes from the cult work of the genre, the film by Luis Bunuel and Salvador Dali “Andalusian Dog” (1929), with donkey-shaped carcasses on grand pianos and other frighteningly attractive images. Dream, inspired by the flight of a bee around a pomegranate, a second before awakening Surrealism is a dream - it is not real, but not surreal. The style is characterized by allusions and a paradoxical combination of forms, visual deception. Surrealist canvases often have solid objects, stones spread out, and the water, on the contrary, is turning to stone. Read further and sleep ”is divided into seven thematic“ bedrooms, ”that is, sections:“ Those that opened the way ”(for dreams),“ I am different ” (personality metamorphoses), “Endless conversation” (dream is the universal language of humanity!), “Landscapes of another earth” (but as part of the existing one), “Strong shocks” (emotions are a nightmare and horror!), “On the other side of good and evil "(This is the world of surrealism)," Where everything is possible "(the theme of omnipotence in a dream)," The sharp brightness of desire "(in dreams - Eros es censorship). Well, just some kind of Freudianism! Well, it is believed that it was precisely Sigmund Freud’s teaching on the subconscious that opened the doors to the surrealist consciousness stream. And the Madrid exhibition is a stream of conscious visitors, stunned by strange visions. However, as Rene Magritte said, "My pictures are not sleepy dreams, but awakening dreams."And relevant at all times. The curator of the exhibition, José Jimenez, believes that “Surrealism Surrealism - (from French Surrealisme) is a trend in avant-garde art of the first half of the twentieth century, characterized by the merging of reality with something other than non-opposition. Surrealism is a dream - it is not real, but not surreal. The style is characterized by allusions and a paradoxical combination of forms, visual deception. Surrealist canvases often have hard objects, stones spread, and the water is just the opposite. Stone reads further in fashion today ... like surrealism Surrealism - (from French Surrealisme) is a trend in avant-garde art of the first half of the twentieth century, characterized by merging reality with something else but not oppositional. Surrealism is a dream - it is not real, but not surreal. The style is characterized by allusions and a paradoxical combination of forms, visual deception. Surrealist canvases are often hard objects, stones spread, and the water on the contrary is stone. Read more came at the time of the crisis development of society. It seems to me that the current situation in many ways resembles that era. ” The exhibition collected works from different years, showing the development and transformation of the genre. They come from the collections of various museums and galleries in the world: the Pompidou Center (Paris), Tate Galleries (London), the Metropolitan Museum and the Museum of Modern Art (New York). Such a concentration of strange dreams - search! “I often imagined a dream as a monster with a huge heavy head and a thread-like body propped up for balance by the crutches of reality. Props break down - and we fall. Almost all of us experience this sensation of a sudden fall into the abyss precisely at that instant when we completely fall asleep, ”wrote Salvador Dali. And - drew.