Tag: surrealist

  • Asian Photography Masters: Hiroshi Sugimoto, Japan

    written by soundfoodaround on 2012-12-28
    Asian Photography Masters: Hiroshi Sugimoto, Japan

    I bet many of you might not even know you have a piece of Hiroshi Sugimoto's work in your room. U2's "No Line on the Horizon" album artwork is a photograph by Sugimoto, and is part of his Seascapes series. After the jump, let's properly get acquainted with this conceptual artist.

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  • Surrealist Dorothea Tanning Remembered

    written by soundfoodaround on 2012-02-03 #news
    Surrealist Dorothea Tanning Remembered

    Dorothea Tanning was a great Surrealist artist, and one of, if not 'the' last of the proponents of the surrealism movement. We are remembering her, her relationships with many of the time's greats including her husband Max Ernst, and her many expressive works. She passed away earlier this week, after a life that spanned over a century.

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  • Appreciating Films: Un Chien Andalou (1929)

    written by kneehigh85 on 2011-11-28
    Appreciating Films: Un Chien Andalou (1929)

    When I first saw the movies produced by the new LomoKino, I was reminded of a short surrealist French movie by Salvador Dali and Luis Bunuel made in 1929. It is a silent, and totally bonkers film, and I think all analogue enthusiasts ought to give it a watch if they haven't already.

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  • Avant-Garde Analogue Artist Spotlight: Man Ray

    written by cruzron on 2011-04-15
    Avant-Garde Analogue Artist Spotlight: Man Ray

    For our feature on the trailblazers in everything avant-garde, we set our sights on Man Ray who was one of the pioneers of surrealism!

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  • Gallery Alert: ‘Forbidden Games: Surrealist and Modernist Photography’

    written by cheeo on 2014-11-21 #news
    Gallery Alert: ‘Forbidden Games: Surrealist and Modernist Photography’

    Catch mind-boggling photographs in the fields of surrealism and modernism at the Cleveland Museum of Art. Admission is free.

  • Today in History: Salvador Dali is Born (1904)

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2012-05-11
    Today in History: Salvador Dali is Born (1904)

    On this day, 108 years ago, one of the most prominent personalities in the art world was born. Let's take a look back at the life and work of the celebrated surrealist painter in this installment of Today in History!

  • While On My Morning Gander About Lomography...

    written by soundfoodaround on 2012-12-20
    While On My Morning Gander About Lomography...

    I came across the following photos, which I admired too much to not share them with you. The following photo selection includes shots taken with the LC-A, Horizon Perfekt, and LC-Wide. There aren't any traditional portraits because I like shadows, silhouettes, profiles, multiple exposures, movement. Enjoy the colors too, as you scroll down after the jump!

  • Climb Mount Analogue!

    written by soundfoodaround on 2011-12-27
    Climb Mount Analogue!

    This intriguing, para-Surrealist, novel is about the adventures, and self development, to be found in mountain climbing. It's summit strange and alpine allegorical and has inspired a bizarre cult-film and a number of non-conventional paintings! With all this under its belt, we can only imagine what peaks it would have reached if it was completed!