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The Case for Surrealism | The Art Assignment | PBS Digital Studios

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Published on Mar 16, 2017

"Surrealism" has become shorthand for the bizarre, the irrational, the hallucinatory. But what IS it? Or what WAS it? Today we delve into the history of Surrealism, as it formed in post-World War I Europe and as it has infiltrated our wider culture up to today. Here's our case for what Surrealism is, and why you should care about it.

Written by Joanna Fiduccia

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