Understanding the fun side of Surrealism

Jul 31, 2013

Understanding the fun side of Surrealism

by C.B. Liddell

Part of the reason for the success of Surrealism in the 1920s and ’30s was its sexual dimension. This element, covered over by a veneer of respectable intellectualism, had a powerful attraction at a time when sexuality was much more circumscribed by social morality ...