Dada and Surrealism are religions with a view of the world, a code of behaviour … a joy in membership of a community of the like-minded, a demand that the faithful must sacrifice other attachments, a hope of transforming existence. Even their history suggested the history of a religion. Dada like primitive Christianity, is fervently new, somewhat nomadic, unsystematic in doctrine, unbureaucratised: Surrealism resembles the established Church, with its centralised direction and its empire-building, its hierarchy and its hagiography, its orthodoxy and its heresies, its excommunications and its schisms.
Surrealism was more than just an artistic or literary avant-garde movement. It was a state of mind, a lived experience, a complete way of life. In the Paris of the 1920s, the Surrealists created a system of beliefs and activities which stood in defiant opposition to the dominant world-view of their time. They cultivated a way of perceiving the world, directly antagonistic to bourgeois values, which deliberately subverted Western categories of thought.
George Grie, February 2002
|Rate this image!||Rate: 4.50|
Copyright © George Grie | neosurrealismart.com
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution, Non-Commercial, No-Derives, 3.0 International, License.
Artwork License Agreement option
You may use this image for educational, recommendation, and demonstration purposes only by including one of mandatory reference links below
|Link to Threshold Progression picture!|
Permalink URL to the page. (HTML)
Post image in your blog or website. (HTML)
Recommended Digital Art SoftwareMost of artworks have been created by an array of graphic design software applications. Below is the short list of the most used:
3D Studio MAX by AUTODESK, 3ds max is highly customizable 3D modeling, rendering, and animation solution for design, games, film & television.
Photoshop and Illustrator by Adobe, a post-production graphic editor. It is the current market leader for commercial bitmap design.
DAZ3D, DAZ Studio freeware - Pose, animate, and render 3D Models in your own 3D Studio.
Terragen by PlanetSide is a landscape generator with controllable parameters that allow extremely varied terrain shapes and photorealistic rendering.
Poser by Curious Labs. Poser is the 3D figure design tool for artists, illustrators and animators that enables you to create easily 3D figures.
Open & Limited Edition Art Posters & Prints
|Open edition surrealism posters and framed prints. From $14 USD||Apparel, personal, and gift items, and more. From $9 USD||Limited edition Geclee, signed, numbered, certified. From $390 USD|
Open Poster & Limited Art Print Editions - in association with various well-known publishers such as Art.com, Zazzle.com, FineArtAmerica.com and Cafepress.com Prices start at $9.95, Choose from 140 frames, 142 mats and 3 types of glazing. Most advanced picture-framing solution on the web. Framed prints, Posters, Calendars, Gifts, and more. T-Shorts, Postcards, Stamps, Journals, Mouse pads, Clocks, etc.image tags: Fantasy vision fantastical visualization landscape figure dark, Spiritual religious sacred divine inspirational motivating philosophical, Surreal visionary contemporary surrealist artist modern, Philosophical thoughtful idealistic metaphorical allegorical symbolic.
Modern Romantic Surrealist Artist, Gothic Surrealism Art Poster Prints, Surreal Limited Editon Pictures & Books
CommentsArtwork has 5 comments Your opinion is important, please be considered while expressing your view. We have zero tolerance to profane and curse language.
kirsty / Mar 1st
I have always been a huge fan of your work, and by coincidence as has the drummer in Sacred Mother Tongue, who has a print of your as pride of place in his living room (Full Moon Rising: The Ghost Ship series).
Nicole / United Kingdom / Jul 4th
I am an art student and have been experimenting with photoshop for a while now. I wanted to tell you that you are my favorite artist; I would like to eventually be as talented as you are with photoshop.
Kumar Baja / India / Oct 25th
I am a collector of autographed photograph of the great celebrities like you. In this connection I would feel highly obliged if you kindly send me your autograph for my collection. I will not only preserve your autograph but i will take these fascinating
Max / United Kingdom / Nov 27th
i am writing my dissertation on the relationship between the involvements of fantasy in art of the 18th-Century, its occupation in contemporary art of the present, and how our perception of fantasy has changed from the precedent of our civilisation today.
-panjo / United States / Oct 17th
Hello,I'm in a band and really dig neosurrealism you got on your site. If there anyway for me to use the art work for cd art?How can we make this work?
original image size: 598.85 KB dimensions: 1280 x 960 pix picture downloads: 10210
Score: 45 Votes: 10