Definitions for "Surrealism"
expressing the activities of the subconscious mind through fantastic imagery
A style of art prominent in the first half of the 20th century that was developed in response to the ideas of psychologists of the time. Some surrealists represent dreamlike or fantasy images in a representational way; others use more abstract forms to represent the subconscious.
Defined by Breton as "the process of thought free from the exercise of reason and every aesthetic and moral preoccupation", this 1924 hallucinatory art movement was a development of the irrational dictates of the subconscious mind.
Keywords:  synthetic, symbolism
Symbolism Synthetic