Surrealism

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Agar has been widely associated with the European avant-garde movement but, as Whitechapel Gallery’s retrospective makes clear, she sought to define no one’s image but her own

BY Juliet Jacques | 14 JUN 21

On what would have been Kelley’s 66th Birthday, Gabriella Pounds explores the impact of the antic French poem ‘Les Chants de Maldoror’ on the artist and his predecessors, from Hans Bellmer to John Balance 

BY Gabriella Pounds | 27 OCT 20

‘Fantastic Women’, currently on view at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, is one of many recent shows revising the art-historical canon

BY Philomena Epps | 17 SEP 20

The movement never quite took hold in the UK but, as a new exhibition at Dulwich Picture Gallery shows, British culture was – and remains – deeply surreal

BY Thomas McMullan | 27 FEB 20

As the artist has his major retrospective at Les Abattoirs, Toulouse, he speaks about his art historical influences and pet peeves 

BY Adam Heardman | 29 OCT 19

An exhibition at Vitra Design Museum documents the movement’s influence on commercial products

BY Figgy Guyver | 19 SEP 19

‘I could sit among the velvet blackness forever’

BY Gabriella Pounds | 21 AUG 19

Tate has acquired 5,000 works by the late surrealist artist and writer

BY Figgy Guyver | 18 JUL 19

An exhibition at Sammlung Scharf-Gerstenberg, Berlin, sheds new light on the artist’s fascination with ancient Egypt

BY Carina Bukuts | 18 APR 19

Tanning gives full expression to her childhood imagination and its innately eclectic catalogue of fears, fantasies and domestic psychodramas

BY Claire-Louise Bennett | 25 FEB 19

The current appetite for historical, underrecognized female artists is welcome but urgent work still needs to be done

BY Antonia Cundy | 28 NOV 18

Chloe Aridjis recalls taking tea with the great Surrealist in her home in Mexico

BY Chloe Aridjis | 01 OCT 17

With a strong surrealist strain, and including a welcome number of female artists, highlights from the 48th edition of the photography festival

BY Ela Bittencourt | 20 JUL 17

Egyptian surrealism: a case-study in global modernity 

BY Negar Azimi | 23 APR 17

In the studio with Pedro Friedeberg, the last of Mexico’s Surrealists

BY Matt Stromberg | 08 FEB 17

Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, USA

BY Jonathan Griffin | 18 OCT 16

Galerie Azzedine Alaïa, Musée de l’Orangerie, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, MuCEM, Marseille, France

BY Devika Singh | 21 SEP 16

Surrealism, anthropology and the history of the recently re-opened Musée de l'Homme

BY Timothy P. A. Cooper | 14 SEP 16

Collagist John Stezaker and writer-curator David Campany discuss the legacy of Surrealist encounters with photography

30 SEP 13

The surreal, oddly familiar world of Nicole Eisenman

BY Jennifer Higgie | 24 MAY 13