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The Surrealist IV

Journal Entry: Thu May 31, 2012, 10:28 AM

"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, 

but their inward significance." -- Aristotle

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Some Key Characteristics of Surrealism:

*Emphasis on the mysterious, marvelous, mythological and irrational in an effort to make art ambiguous and strange.
*Expression of our most basic drives: hunger, sexuality, anger, fear, dread, ecstasy, and so forth. 
*The desire to push against the boundaries of socially acceptable behaviors and traditions in order to discover pure thought and the artist's true nature.


new step by monika-esA Gleam In The Distance by smackfoo
Guardians Tale by microbot23
My attic by NenoMistiqueFaith of a dreamer by MysterykidsIntersecting planes by alltelleringet
Malungkot ngunit... by jbcasacopAnxietas Architectra by veinsofmercury
woman by Douwe-DijkstraDust by MattDeMino
The Machine. by Raccoon-with-a-cigarEl Nino de las Rosas by ninasteDoubt by sickbynature
life is apain of unfulfillment by ser1oCarry the Fire by marcocasalvieri
Skin Deep by xetobyteReverse by Rafaelll90
Sulfur V by MarcelaBolivarInstincts of Barbara? by RAichy
Get Out of Here by diphyllaNightingale by Malach
Feel by Aegis-StrifeMad World by AngelAngeles
Life  Time by oneoftheclanMice Pasty by Zombiehellmonkey
Moral Compass by EveLiveseyFragile steps by Alshain4Secret harbor by AmandineVanRay
Matryoshka Doll by EstebanBravovirgo by tallouh
Human Nature by dipt4Le Sommeil Profond by thomaslabadia
Where I lose myself. by therob70
46 + 2 by Dasha444On the subject of nightmares. by LouisDyer
The Queen's Scarecrow by KingaBritschgi
queen by Luccas-pl
DOVE by Sylwia774th dimension by igreeny
Stranded by Emerald-Depthsthe pain of growing by MinzileThe Shallows by aaronlukewilson

Please go and show love to these amazing artists :heart:


Surreal Spotlight on Jennyeight

Freedom by JennyeightIrineon by Jennyeight
The Feathered one by JennyeightThe Rose by Jennyeight


Resources For The Surrealist

 Home to Zany Flophouse by Aegean-Prince Pear by lemon-stock 


Groups For The Surrealist

:iconabstract-and-surreal: :iconthe-surreal-arts: :icondark-surreal-arts: :iconsurrealismclub: :iconpearls-of-dreams: :iconsurreal-artists:
:iconpsychology-art: :iconthe-surreal: :iconsubconscious-reality: :iconsymbolism-arts: :iconmaximumweird: :iconsurreal-artist: 
:iconsurrealist-artists: :iconsurrealconseptualart: :iconthe-surreal-world: :icondeviantlysurreal: :iconnova-reality: :icondreamawakesurrealism: 
:iconartisticollection: :iconthesurrealfantasy: :iconneo-surreal-artists: :iconquirk-and-whimsy: :iconsurreal-landscapes: :iconsurreal-fantasy: 
:iconart-essentials: :iconemptyheads:


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EstebanBravo Aug 2, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much for the feature. I'm very humbled for having one of my pieces featured among so many amazing works of art. Great collection.
AFineWar Aug 3, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome :hug:
Emerald-Depths Jul 1, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is a tad late, but thank you so much for the feature. :hug:

I love that you highlight surreal works. I think the category is a tad underrepresented.
AFineWar Jul 1, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
It is a bit overlooked but I'm glad to do this feature, maybe convert some people to the surreal side
Very nice feature, thanx
AFineWar Jun 2, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome :hug:
Sylwia77 Jun 1, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you sooo much dear :blowkiss:
AFineWar Jun 2, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome :love:
thank you so much for the feature :D
AFineWar Jun 2, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome :heart:
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