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Surrealism

From around 1900 onwards, it is chaos the art world. The new art is contrary anti-art. One of the movements that breaks away from traditions is surrealism. Surrealism plays with your brain. We see dream visions, childhood brain-inspired impulses and alienating images playing the leading role. Naturally influenced by Freud & Jung and psychoanalysis. In this course, our teacher will make clear the power of this art movement through the great surrealists like Salvador Dali, Max Ernst, René Magritte, Joan Miró, but also highlight the lesser-known yet influential surrealists. Indeed, Surrealism was the first movement that also included many female artists such as Hannah Höch, Leonora Carrington and Frida Kahlo, and a movement that specifically flourished in Utrecht with the likes of Joop Moesman and Pyke Koch. All this complemented by related movements such as Dadaism and Magic Realism, will give you at the end of the course a complete picture of this bizarre but extraordinary art!

 

How does that work online?

You follow this lecture online from your own computer or tablet. All you need is a good internet connection and sound. Lecturer and images will automatically appear on your screen. If you cannot attend 'live', you can watch the replay of the lesson another time. look back. Registration is therefore still possible until after lesson 2 of the course.

 

Free trial lesson

Want to know if this course and taking it online is for you? You can join lesson 1 of this course as a free trial lesson without any obligations. You can register for this free trial lesson directly via this link.

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Lecturer of this course

Barry Heinrichs

Barry Heinrichs

Barry Heinrichs is an art historian. Driven by a curiosity for what moves artists, for the unknown and the anomalous in art, Barry Heinrichs has developed over the years into an all-round art historian who gives lectures and courses, organises guided tours and guides art tours that deal with all topics within the field of art history - ancient, modern and contemporary - and especially the connection between them.

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