Beautiful Surreal Artworks By Jeff Christensen, who currently is living in Salt Lake City, Utah.is today´s post. The surrealistic art focus on the unconscious.
They believed that Freud’s theories on dreams, ego, superego and the id opened doors to the authentic self and a truer reality (the “surreal”).
Today, we associate the word “surreal” with strange juxtapositions or absurd combinations, like those experienced in dreams. This concept belongs to Breton’s interpretation of the word.
Some key characteristics of surrealism is The exploration of the dream and unconsciousness as a valid form of reality, inspired by Sigmund Freud’s writings and a willingness to depict images of perverse sexuality, scatology, decay and violence.
The desire to push against the boundaries of socially acceptable behaviours and traditions in order to discover pure thought and the artist’s true nature and a incorporation of chance and spontaneity. It also emphasis on the mysterious, marvellous, mythological and irrational in an effort to make art ambiguous and strange.
Fundamentally, Surrealism gave artists permission to express their most basic drives: hunger, sexuality, anger, fear, dread, ecstasy, and so forth.
Exposing these uncensored feelings as if in a dream still exists in many form of art to this day. Divided into two stylistic schools: Biomorphism and Naturalistic Surrealism. With all this said, lets see some surreal artworks
Beautiful Surreal Artworks By Jeff Christensen
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