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Isfahan, Mashhad, Shiraz, Tehran, etc. Douglas, Port Erin, etc. Hawally, Kuwait City, Salmiya, etc. Luang Prabang, Vang Vieng, Vientiane, etc.

Bitola, Mavrovo, Ohrid, Skopje, etc. Blantyre, Lilongwe, Zomba, etc. Paul's Bay, Valletta, etc. Darkhan, Erdenet, Ulaanbaatar, etc. Mandalay, Naypyidaw, Nyaung Shwe, Yangon, etc.

Rundu, Swakopmund, Walvis Bay, Windhoek, etc. Muscat, Nizwa, Salalah, Seeb, etc. Bocas del Toro, etc. Butare, Gisenyi, Kibuye, Kigali, etc. Saint Kitts and Nevis: Saint Pierre and Miquelon: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: City of San Marino, etc. Khartoum, Port Sudan, etc. Lelydorp, Nieuw Nickerie, Paramaribo, etc. Hsinchu, Kaohsiung, Taichung, Tainan, Taipei, etc. Dushanbe, Isfara, Khujand, etc. Port of Spain, etc.

Turks and Caicos Islands: Caracas, Isla Margarita, Maracaibo, Porlamar, etc. Bulawayo, Harare, Mutare, Victoria Falls, etc. Returning to New York in , she opened a photography studio specializing in portraiture, fashion, and advertising. Her marriage to a wealthy Egyptian brought her to Cairo in , where she continued pursuing photography. The marriage ended, and in she moved to London with her new partner, Surrealist painter and poet Roland Penrose. Pierre Molinier In , after military service, Pierre Molinier, native of Agen, moved to Boudreaux — where he experimented in different painting styles: In the s his work became inclined toward Surrealism.

Although he regarded himself primarily as a painter and photography as a sideline, he gained his reputation primarily for his photographs — many of them self-portraits in which he is dressed as a woman. Molinier committed suicide in Jean Moral Jean Moral's first photographs, from , document the streets of Paris. At that — time, he explored experimental and innovative photographic practices, such as Born, lived, and worked in France photogram and solarization.

From on he worked at the prestigious Atelier Tolmer, initially as a graphic designer, and subsequently as a photographer. He photographed his wife, Juliette, and these photographs were printed in numerous magazines, primarily Paris Magazine, finding a following among members of the Surrealist movement.

These photographs, with their explicit passion and Eros, which presented the figure of a strong independent woman, played an important part in the development of the image of the modern woman in the s.

Surrealist poet Georges Hugnet was so intrigued by these photographs and the iconic persona they presented, that he initiated a meeting with Moral and combined the latter's photographs with his own collages. In the s, former Dadaist Francis and documented occurrences on the city streets showing radical leftist social and political awareness.

In the late s and early s he met key figures in the Parisian experimental theater, among them Antonin Artaud and Roger Vitrac, and documented their work in photographs which incorporated innovative practices, such as photomontage.

In the s he directed several films himself including Aubervilliers, In the s he became a close friend and a regular model of Alberto Giacometti. Recent decades have seen a renewed interest in Lotar's work: In he began studying Born, lived, and worked in the USA photography, and in the following years visited Europe on numerous occasions, and developed his skills as a photographer.

Through Stein he met leading figures in the European art world, among them Surrealist photographer Man Ray, who even took his portrait. Lynes's work was influenced by the European avant-garde movements, especially Surrealism, and he experimented in photography and printing techniques identified with the latter. In the early s Lynes began depicting male nude, a key subject in his work throughout his life.

In his works were included in the first Surrealist exhibition in the USA, and subsequently he participated in several Surrealist exhibitions. From on he took fashion photographs and portraits of celebrities for fashion magazines including Vogue , initially in New York, and later in Hollywood.

In the s, after he was virtually forgotten, the artistic establishment re-discovered his work. She studied painting and photography with Henri Cartier-Bresson, among others. In she began creating experimental photographs and photomontages, became involved in the Parisian Surrealist circle, and photographed many of its members. In she modeled for Man Ray. At that time she met Pablo Picasso, and for the next eight years was his partner and muse, as well as the official photographer of his works.

When their relationship terminated in , she turned to painting, and resumed photography only in her 70s. In addition, she often photographed female nudes, some of which were blatantly erotic. Throughout her life she lived and worked in various countries, focusing on photojournalism. Clarence John Laughlin — Born, lived, and worked in the USA Clarence John Laughlin, a self-taught artist who began taking pictures in the early s, is considered by many as the first Surrealist American photographer.

Initially, he made a living from architecture photography, and later began working with various photography agencies. Laughlin was not a member of the Surrealist movement, but he identified with its world view, and in participated in a Surrealist exhibition in New York. His work was centered on the city of New Orleans to which he moved early in life — an urban setting in which he used to stage scenes of hallucinatory or nightmarish air using models, sets, and costumes.

Only in the late s, after he quit photography, did his work gain global recognition. Nathan Lerner Nathan Lerner studied art and focused on painting, and in took up — photography. Later he taught in the school, which by then had become the Institute of Design, Chicago. In addition to social-documentary photography, he explored the boundaries of the medium and created abstractions with light, influenced by the New Vision and Constructivism.

In the late s he focused on combining several images in a single photograph, and even invented a technique for that purpose, which Moholy-Nagy termed "montage without scissors," using a mirror to create reflections of part of one image in another.

Many of the works he created in that period show a Surrealist influence. He would juxtapose symbolic objects to create unsettling and fantastical images, and dubbed his unique style "natural Surrealism. Documentary photographs he shot in Parisian slaughterhouses, which featured violence and horror in an explicit, groundbreaking manner, were included by Georges Bataille in the Surrealist magazine Documents in In the wake of World War II he was convicted of collaborating with the Nazi occupation in Belgium, and was sentenced to four years in prison.

Edmund Kesting Edmund Kesting studied in a Dresden academy of fine arts, and founded two — private schools of design in Dresden and Berlin, where he also taught. In the Born, lived, and worked in Germany s he worked mainly as a painter, influenced by Expressionism, Dada, and Constructivism, and associated with avant-garde artists.

In he began experimenting in photography, and several years later created portraits using multiple exposures, thereby striving to convey the emotional features of the depicted figures. As a photographer, Kesting defined himself as "a painter who looks through the lens," and dubbed his photographs "paintings in light. In those years he turned to architecture and commercial photography. After the war he began painting with photochemical liquids. He worked as a commercial and fashion — photographer for leading fashion houses, and his works were printed in the top Born in the Austro-Hungarian Empire Slovakia ; lived and worked in Slovakia and France fashion magazines.

He first gained acclaim for a series of portraits depicting workers which he took throughout France from to , concurrent with his commercial work. In addition to different photographic genres — including landscape, portraiture, still life, and documentary photography — he also explored experimental techniques associated with avant-garde photography at the time. Germaine Krull In the s Germaine Krull was known as one of the pioneers of modern — photography in Europe.

She was an innovative and diversified photographer, Born in East Prussia; lived and worked in Germany, France, Thailand, Brazil, and India and her works surrender diverse influences, including Russian Constructivism, Expressionism, and Surrealism. She studied photography in Munich, and in opened a photography studio in Berlin, engaging mainly in nude and street photography.

In she moved to Amsterdam, where she joined the members of the Dutch avant-garde, and began exploring stylistic innovations in photography, documenting the local urban landscape. In she moved to Paris, where she joined a group of artists who adhered to avant-garde ideas and a bohemian life style. During that period, Surrealist photographer Eli Lotar was her assistant and lover. Concurrent with photographs relations. Alongside fashion and commercial photography, Henri continued to photograph the portraits of known and anonymous figures, with emphasis on female figures with powerful independent presence.

Her portraits also included female nude shots with emphasized erotic, dream-like dimensions and combined still-life arrangements comprising lush flora and various nature representations.

During World War II she stayed in Paris, and after the war she resumed painting, mainly abstract, occasionally doing portraits for commission.

Pierre Jahan Pierre Jahan took general studies in his hometown, Amboise, in France, and — participated in several exhibitions of amateur photographers.

In he moved Born, lived, and worked in France to Paris, where photographer Emmanuel Sougez persuaded him to become a professional photographer. In he began publishing photographs in magazines and participating in the exhibitions of the Surrealist circle. In he joined the group of French photographers Le Rectangle headed by Sougez.

In he presented the first exhibition of color photographs in France. His variegated work included Surrealist photography alongside direct and documentary photography — from documentation of Paris to nude and portraiture — as well as commercial photography with avant-garde aspects.

He moved to Paris, where he joined the avant-garde circles and made the city a key theme in his work. His photographs captured mundane scenes and objects in striking geometrical compositions, inspired by Constructivism and Surrealism. A strong Surrealist influence is discernible in a series of nude photographs he created using distorting mirrors. In he moved to New York, following a job offer from a local photography agency, and for years struggled to secure his status as an artist and commercial photographer in the United States.

Willy Kessels Willy Kessels, a self-taught photographer, was among the prominent figures — in the Belgian avant-garde. He studied architecture and art, and worked as a Born, lived, and worked in Belgium draftsman, furniture designer, and sculptor, before taking up photography in He became a commercial photographer specializing in advertising and fashion, and concurrently continued his work in art, exploring the possibilities of the photographic medium and experimenting in various avant-garde techniques.

These experiments left their imprint on his commercial works as well, which were infused with Surrealist qualities. Kessels addressed diverse themes, including architecture, nude, documentary and portrait photography. In the early s he participated in two key photography exhibitions in Brussels initiated by E. Mesens, one of the leaders of the Surrealist movement in Belgium — alongside the leading avant-garde artists of the time, among them Man Ray, Germaine Krull, the latent, repressed violence underlying bourgeois society.

The film was initially censored for a short period due to its content, but was finally released for viewing in France. Feuillade passed away in in Nice, where he made his last film, Le Stigmate A still photograph from that film is presented in the current exhibition. During the s and s he worked as a photojournalist, a commercial photographer, and a graphic designer, and published his work in many magazines in Germany and abroad.

Concurrently, he pursued artistic practice, influenced by the avant-garde movements of the period, and refined experimental photographic techniques, such as double exposure and photomontage. He took abstract experimental photographs, as well as images showing Surrealist influences. Alongside graphic studies of light and abstraction, his oeuvre includes nude portraits and explorations of biological forms.

In he joined the German group Fotoform, which continued to develop the Bauhaus principles in photography. Paul Heismann Photographer Paul Heismann left behind an intriguing, unique body of work, ? He opened a photography studio in San Diego, California, and later a business for print services in Vista, California. Heismann taught at Palomar College, San Diego.

Her circle of friends included her teachers and their wives: Lucia MoholyNagy became her closest friend, and took many portraits of her. Henri returned to Paris, and turned to an avant-garde photographic practice based on the New Vision aesthetics and an extensive use of mirrors which generated a fragmentary, enigmatic image, lending her photographs a fantastical dimension which became her hallmark.

In he was expelled from the Surrealist movement by Breton, who claimed that he had used Surrealism to make a financial profit. In he returned to Spain and continued making art in diverse media.

In he founded a museum in his name in his hometown Figueres dedicated to his work. He published numerous collections of poetry and Surrealist texts including publications co-authored with Breton , some of which accompanied Surrealist exhibitions. Louis Feuillade Louis Feuillade was one of the pioneers of modern French cinema. He began — his career as a journalist and poet, and subsequently shifted to cinema, initially Born, lived, and worked in France as a scriptwriter.

In he began directing films, and in was appointed artistic director in the Gaumont film company, where he created serial films a common genre at the time until his death. Feuillade's work preceded the formation of the Surrealist movement, and influenced its members greatly. His cinematic language included loose plots, dreamlike images, fantastic and grotesque characteristics, odd and unexpected changes in the plot, strong femme fatale figures, and subversive, disturbing violent horror scenes set in Paris.

It was the first series by Feuillade which included humorous, complex, suspenseful action scenes rooftop chases, traps, kidnappings, etc. Feuillade was an especially prolific artist: Another successful series he created, Les vampires , followed the adventures of a criminal gang called the Vampires, and featured the recurring motif of a decapitated head.

The Surrealists adopted this motif as an expression of castration, horror, and anxiety. Feuillade's treatment of the crime world introduced a subversive critique of Claude Cahun Claude Cahun was the name taken by Lucy Schwob, an artist, journalist, and — writer who was a prominent figure in the Parisian avant-garde circles in the s.

At that time she was already making self-portraits which were characterized by gender blurring, and in began using the genderambiguous name Claude Cahun. Apart from self-portraits, she also photographed Surrealist objects and created photomontages, introducing a trailblazing practice which subverted the boundaries of gender and sexuality. She presented an androgynous image of a woman, which differed diametrically from the submissive or seductive female figures presented by the male Surrealists.

From Cahun lived with her partner, known as Marcel Moore, who also assisted in the production of her photographs. In , due to the Nazi threat, they left for the Channel Island of Jersey. The two were arrested in for dissemination of anti-fascist propaganda and were sentenced to death. They were released in when the island was liberated by the allies. Many of Cahun's works were destroyed during the war.

After the war she resumed photography, and focused on self-portraits. She renewed her contacts with the Surrealists in , but died the next year, at the age of In he won a national award for his color transparencies. In addition to his art work, he wrote many articles, which he published in professional periodicals. His major artistic field was painting, but Born in Spain; lived and worked in Spain, France, and the USA he also worked in sculpture, photography, film, design, and writing.

That meeting also yielded an artistic collaboration. After returning to Spain he focused on painting, and his works from that period demonstrate first Surrealist influences. Influenced by Moholy- Born, lived, and worked in the USA Nagy's "New Vision," as well as by Constructivism, Surrealism, and Abstract art, he created abstract photographs by various means, such as solarization, reflections, and light refraction.

In the early s he also experimented with tonal and color effects in photography. In later years he turned to commercial photography. His first works included nude photographs in pictorialist style, but in , following his move to New York, his style grew more modernist. He worked as a theater and fashion photographer, and in began shooting a daring, innovative film, The Way, unfolding a man's imaginary quest for happiness. Work on the film was cut short following the death on one of the actors in , and all that remains of it are still photographs; nevertheless it is known as an early example of Surrealism in the United States.

He graduated Born in Spain; lived and worked in Spain, France, and Mexico in , and a year later moved to Paris, working as an assistant to French cinematographer Jean Epstein and as film critic. The joint work on the script was based on "automatic writing," in keeping with the Surrealist creative principles, in order to enable the subconscious to lead the creative process.

During the Spanish Civil War he stayed in Hollywood; once Franco's forces won, he was unable to return to his homeland. He stayed in the United States until , and subsequently settled in Mexico, briefly returning to Spain in The best-known among them include Nazarin , as well as many films in Surrealist style or combining Surrealist motifs, such as Le charme discret de la bourgeoisie The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie, His films were successful, but at the same time controversial as they subverted the religious establishment Catholic Church and the bourgeoisie.

In addition, he engaged in nude photography, using a wide-angle lens which distorted the photographed figures. Many of his works show an interest in the subconscious and the world of dream, which was identified with Surrealism. By emphasized chiaroscuro lighting, dramatic compositions, and unique printing techniques he created an idiosyncratic visual language. Brandt taught at the Royal College of Art, London. Josef Breitenbach Josef Breitenbach, a self-taught photographer, took up photography in the s, — while working in the family's wholesale wine business.

In he opened Born in Germany; lived and worked in Germany, France, and the USA a photography studio in Munich, and also worked as photographer for the local theater and took portraits of actors.

A Jew who in the s was active in Leftist political movements, Breitenbach was forced to flee Germany upon the Nazi rise to power.

Like many German artists and intellectuals at the time, he found refuge in Paris, where he opened a new studio and took portraits of leading figures such as Bertolt Brecht, James Joyce, and Max Ernst. He explored experimental photography and printing techniques, including many techniques of color photography and the hand-coloring of photographs.

Although he was not a member of the Surrealist circle, he was familiar with their activities and influenced by their work. His own work from that time included Surrealist experimentation alongside nude photography, Parisian cityscapes, and photojournalism. In , upon the outbreak of World War II, he was imprisoned by the authorities in a camp for German nationals.

In he managed to flee to the United States, where he worked as a photographer for several magazines, and taught photography at Black Mountain College in North Carolina, and later at the Cooper Union, New York. Only posthumously large bodies of his work were discovered, and his important contribution to photography was acknowledged. He wrote poetry from an early age, and in began studying Born in France; lived and worked in France and the USA medicine.

During World War I he was drafted as a medical orderly, and the encounter with shell-shocked soldiers kindled his interest in Freud's theory and his explorations of the subconscious. After the war he socialized with the members of the Dada movement in Paris, and studied "automatic writing" as a technique capable of exposing the subconscious.

He gathered a group of artists and writers around him, and in published the first "Manifesto of Surrealism. In his work he explored aspects of awareness between consciousness and dream. In , following the Nazi occupation of France, he fled to New York, where he continued to disseminate the principles of Surrealism until his return to Paris in In , following a chance encounter with photographer Edward Weston in California, she realized the potential of photography as an artistic medium.

Deeply impressed by Weston's work, she moved to California to work by his side for many years. Bernhard focused on meticulous studio photographs of the female nude and still life, through which she carried out investigations of form and light. In she began teaching photography at the University of California.

Erwin Blumenfeld Erwin Blumenfeld was practicing photography as a hobby, until in he began — associating with members of the Berlin Dada. In he moved to Amsterdam, Born in Germany; lived and worked in Germany, the Netherlands, France, and the USA where he created collages, attempting to establish his status as a Dada artist.

In the s, making a living in various jobs, he took up photography and experimented in the darkroom. In , after failed attempts to make a living in other fields, he moved to Paris to focus on photography professionally, and met the Surrealists. Alongside portraits of famous social figures and commercial photography, he went into fashion photography, with the help of photographer Cecil Beaton, who became his close friend.

Concurrently, he made art, created collages, and continued to explore experimental developing and printing techniques, such as solarization and double exposure. Beaton deemed him "darkroom magician. Bill Brandt Bill Brandt was a self-taught photographer, born and raised in Germany, but — throughout most of his life he denied his origins and adopted England as his Born in Germany; lived and worked in Switzerland, Austria, France, and the UK homeland and the major subject of his photographs.

In he worked for several months in Man Ray's studio in Paris, where he took an interest in Surrealist film. In , having been declared a "degenerate artist" by the Nazis, he moved to Paris. In he was interned as a German national in a detention camp near Marseilles, along with several thousands of intellectuals and artists, among them Surrealist artist Max Ernst the two even collaborated in the creation of several works during their internment at the camp.

At the end of the war he returned to Paris, where he lived and worked until his dying day. Denise Bellon Denise Bellon studied philosophy and psychology at the Sorbonne, and in the — early s discovered photography. She focused on photojournalism, and Born, lived, and worked in France in joined Alliance-Photo, forerunner of the Magnum agency; she took pictures throughout the world, and published her work in various magazines. The combination of politics and art became the hallmark of her work.

Bellon's connections with the Surrealists began in , when she was the official photographer of the International Surrealist Exhibition in Paris. Since that year, while still pursuing her photojournalist career, she documented several Surrealist exhibitions and took portraits of the movement's artists, and also incorporated Surrealist motifs in her photographs.

Ferenc Berko Ferenc Franz Berko was a self-taught photographer and filmmaker whose work in — color photography is considered groundbreaking. Following the rise of Nazism in the early s, the Jewish Berko moved to London and subsequently to Paris, where he studied philosophy. After graduation, he focused on photography, mainly documentary and abstract photography, as well as on daring experimental nude photographs he created with his wife.

In addition, he made short documentary films. In he immigrated to India, where he shot a documentary film for the British Army and opened a photography studio in Bombay which specialized in portraiture. In that period he also began experimenting with photograms, inspired by Moholy-Nagy, who even invited him to teach cinema and photography at the Institute of Design, Chicago.

Indeed, in , shortly after Moholy-Nagy's death, Berko moved to Chicago, where he taught for a year. It was then that he started taking color photographs — among the first photographers to do so — depicting cityscapes and rural landscapes, focusing on forms, patterns, and reflections. In he returned to London, and in settled in Aspen, Colorado.

Born in Austria; lived and worked in Austria, Germany, and the USA Following studies in architecture, he attended the Weimar Bauhaus, specializing in design and typography. Bayer taught at the Bauhaus from to , when he left for Berlin. His approach to photography took a distinctive turn at the time. Influenced by the Surrealist movement and its engagement with the subconscious, he began using the photomontage technique to create illusive and fantastical images, exploiting the aspect of illusion inherent to photography.

In he immigrated to the United States, where he continued pursuing art and design. Cecil Beaton Cecil Beaton took up photography as a hobby, and developed an artistic style — influenced by the great fashion photographers of the early 20th century. Later Born in the UK; lived and worked in the UK and the USA on he became an independent portrait photographer, and gradually made his way to the upper echelons of London's society. In he signed his first contract with Vogue magazine, with which he was identified throughout his life.

That same year he presented his first solo exhibition, which confirmed his status as one of the leading fashion and portrait photographers of his generation including portraits of actors and social celebrities in London and Hollywood.

In the s he engaged in Surrealist investigations in still life, fashion, and portrait photography. In he met photographer Erwin Blumenfeld in Paris, and the two became close friends and professional associates. Their friendship also gave rise to artistic collaboration: After the war he began a career as a set and costume designer for the theater, cinema, ballet, and opera.

Hans Bellmer Hans Bellmer was an interdisciplinary artist who engaged in photography, — painting, and printmaking. In he moved to Berlin to study engineering, Born in Germany; lived and worked in Germany and France but soon left studies to focus on art. In Berlin he met the members of the Dada group, and through them learned how cultural practice may acquire a political meaning.

In the mids, during a sojourn in Paris, he became acquainted with the work of the Surrealists. In — in Berlin he created his famous series of "doll" photographs, in which he depicted two life-size dolls whose female organs were arranged in various unnatural postures and combinations, as entities at once seductive and horrifying.

She worked as an assistant in Man Ray's studio, where the members of the Surrealist circle had their pictures taken, and consequently began taking pictures herself. Between and she honed her professional skills, concurrent with academic artistic training in experimental and abstract darkroom practices and in portraiture.

In she opened a photography studio in Paris, which specialized in portrait photography mainly of bohemians and cultural celebrities which showed a distinct Surrealist influence among others, she took the portraits of Peggy Guggenheim, James Joyce, and Jean Cocteau.

In addition to artistic photography, she published her work in magazines such as Vogue and Vu. In she returned to New York, and focused on socialdocumentary photography. One of her better known bodies of work comprises a documentary portrait of New York City, highlighting architectural details and sharp perspectives in the spirit of New Vision aesthetics. In , she co-founded The Photo League, a socially and politically oriented photography cooperative, with Paul Strand. In the following years she continued to document the social fabric as well as the rural and urban landscapes of America.

Between and she created photographs illustrating physical and biological phenomena for professional scientific literature, whose abstract aesthetic was congruent with New Vision. Gender scholars projection of an image which could be viewed in its regard this series as evidence of the Surrealists' non-distorted form only by observing its reflection misogynous approach to the female subject; hence in a conic or cylindrical mirror.

Paradoxically, the they deem the mutilation of the female body a illusive reflection in the mirror lends the distorted desire to establish the superiority of the male ego by image a realistic validity while exposing the illusory objectification of the woman and her reduction to mechanism of sensory reception and the rational 3 an object sexual object, object of amusement In mind constituting it. These associations may be tied this context it is not accidental that the sadistic sexual with the image here, calling to mind an analogy adventures of the Marquis de Sade were mentioned between the "monstrous" and the "beautiful" as two in the first Surrealist Manifesto of and were facets of human existence.

The likeness between disseminated among group members. Thus, "Distortions" may the boundaries of cultural decency. Striking at the heart of the consensus — the relationship between the sexes — it is a radical reference to a taboo which shatters it. In this way, they wanted to create another view of reality which would allow for exposure of the unconscious instincts or the "reality beyond" — namely, sur-realism from which the movement's name was derived.

Many of them employed formal distortion of objects or the human body to generate a sense of nightmare or hallucination, based on reality, yet sailing away from it into other realms. The use of the distorting mirror may also be construed as a means of drawing attention to the complexity of sight and representation — in both life and art. Ashgate, , p. MIT Press, , pp.

Sexuality, Colonialism and Social Dissent London: Tauris, , pp. The charged matter of the nude a third eye gaped in it — a nauseating sight which, female subject subordinated to a male gaze, invoked at the same time, lures one to observe it on and on, in the works of many male surrealists, acquires a calling upon the viewer to decipher the grotesque special emphasis in this instance.

This photograph is whose lines deviate from the familiar. In tying or binding. The photographed he purchased at the flea market. In the introduction woman is unable to escape. In addition, Maar also modeled for Man Ray in some of his prime photographs. In Ray's Portrait of Dora Maar,[fig. A comparison of Man Ray's photograph with Maar's photograph discussed here reveals an affinity between the two pictures created in the same year.

Despite the close up and the frontal gaze, the female figure in both remains mysterious and enigmatic, even dangerous in some indefinite manner. In the current exhibition, her double portrait appears in the role of the queen of clubs on a playing card p. In , daring nude photographs of Nusch were included in his book Facile.

The portrait, this time without cobweb,[fig. University of Oklahoma Press, , pp. Is she or directly after the sexual act. She explains the Surrealist interest in the mantis and similar insects trapped behind the web? Is she trapped in it? The in that they represent the two primordial Freudian spider may be lying in wait for her, and maybe she instincts: The resulting photomontage beauty, serving as a reminder of their ephemerality.

The Surrealists were drawn to the mimetic spider dates back to Greek mythology, where it ability of various animals to camouflage themselves is embodied in the figure of Arachne, a weaver in nature, and created many works in which flora, who made Athena jealous enough to turn her into fauna, and the inanimate merge and assimilate into 1 a spider.

In the history of culture, the figure of the one another. It is, in fact, a yearning for plotter who spins a web of schemes to trap and a primordial unconscious state, an existential state 2 [fig. Ruth Markus, in her essay about the representations of the castrating which precedes consciousness. In the photograph in question, the paths of woman in Surrealist art, ties the female praying two of the most fascinating women who operated mantis with the female "Black Widow" spider, among the Surrealists cross.

While this is indeed a close-up the figure's introspection generates a fluid time photograph, her nearly shut eyes and the shadow of which oscillates between past, present, and future. Either way, to register unconscious mental expressions without Hajek-Halke's image arrests time, gaping in it an control of the conscious mind or logic.

By means of intermediate expanse of an eternal wait. In the late s, Telberg began making photomontages comprised of multiple layers overflowing with images, which he printed in a tied with magic or the occult, like the flaming hand large format. The hand was often portrayed photographs, mostly in elongated vertical format not only as an organ of touch, but also as an organ e.

Thus, for example, [fig. In a later work by Telberg, Portrait Montage ,[fig. The association between the hand and the organ of sight — in a quintessential Surrealist context — thus turns out to be an allusion to an opening onto another dimension of existence, or to the mysterious unknown realms of the subconscious. Val Telberg Vladimir Telberg-von-Teleheim , who was born in Russia in and immigrated to the United States in the late s, created in the spirit of Surrealism, but was not a member of the movement.

Thus, he created stratified photographs with the visual quality of fragmented, obscure, dreamlike memories.

Darwin Marable, "Surrealist Poet of the Mind: Val Telberg," The Arts, no. Val Telberg Portrait of Dick Barks, The face of a man staring directly at the viewer fuses merge with the dark background, and the arms and with a pair of gentle hands to form a mysterious hands are seen through the slightly translucent face. The beauty of the face, with its All these blur the boundaries and distinction between light, veiled eyes and thick, accentuated lips, blends the different parts comprising the image.

This precise, with the hands' soft, organic movement, initially elusive photomontage was probably created by generating a harmonious appearance. A closer look, stacking negatives on a light table and printing the however, renders the image gradually more eerie combined image. The title of the work, Portrait of Dick Barks, The cropping line seen outside the right contour of the face and at the bottom of the neck indicates that the head image negative was cut.

The negative ostensibly indicates its purpose and the specific figure bearing the backdrop image remained intact, yet depicted in it, as does the vertical format customary it is placed at an angle, as discernible in the upper in portraiture tradition. More than a portrait, however, two corners of the photograph. As opposed to the we are presented here with a narrative scene. Female man's face, which is pulled out of context, the end hands hold-embrace the man's head, and their of the right hand's sleeve implies the possibility that movement infuses the photograph with a dimension the entire dark background is, in fact, a garment of occurrence.

The incongruence between the large covering the woman's body. She seems to have been hands and the small head, the fragmentation of the shot from above, seated, her knee seen at bottom neck, and the images' transparency — all ascribe left of the photograph is bent underneath the fabric the scene to the realms of fantasy and imagination.

The dark shadows on the left side of the face looks ahead at the unseen woman. All these aspects are manifested in this photograph, which subjects the woman to fetishistic objectification by transforming her face into a mask. Presentation of the human face as a mask calls to mind the concept of the persona, coined by psychoanalyst Carl Gustav Jung, which relates to the image assumed by a person to meet social expectations and conventions, and functions as a guise for the real "self.

The title of the photograph, Solarized Eyes, points at the focal point of Blumenfeld's interest — the eyes of the photographed woman, which appear hollow and void. The eye was a central Surrealist motif, often depicted closed, disfigured, missing, or mutilated. Routledge, , pp. Dissecting the Exquisite Corpse Cambridge, Mass.: Cambridge UP, , pp.

For an elaboration see: Martin Jay, "The Disenchantment of the Eye: Many Surrealist photographers in his oeuvre, which focuses on motifs of exposure were fascinated by the contingency involved in this and concealment.

In many of these photographs, technique and the dreamlike, fantastical appearance the face and the body are fragmentary or absent. These elements offer visual a dream, or a nightmare. A similar method is expression to key ideas of Surrealism: In the photograph p. Only the decades in which it was forgotten, and subsequently eyes and eyebrows are clearly outlined, the pupils came to be identified with Surrealist photography: The material passion oriented toward the consumerist act is thus presented, embodied by the mannequin as an artificial entity, which is, at the same time, the insatiable shadow of the human.

Their Origin and Development New York: Schocken Books, , p. His photographs, which focus on its hands are stretched forward with palms open mannequins in old-style fashion shop windows, have upward, its heels are raised as if it were wearing gained a reputation.

These are three contributes to the structuring of the relationship models of the female body, on different levels of between the figures: The light falls on the mannequin abstraction. Each of the figures occupies a different like a theatrical spotlight, presenting it at center plane in the depth of the photograph, forming a stage.

It refracts on its metallic body, thereby triangular composition accentuated by their location highlighting its artificial materiality; furthermore, in the corner between two walls. They face the its absence creates the third figure — the shadow viewer at a three-quarter profile, which in art history figure. The substantiality scale represented by this was used by portrait painters to create an active, disposition reminds one of Hans Christian Andersen's 1 informative appearance for the depicted figure.

By the and domestic. Laughlin's chooses to place the doll in an indefinite, even dull suburban setting to heighten the paradox taking place when confronting it. A mannequin is a quintessential Surrealist object incorporated in the work of many Surrealist artists. Prophet without Honor Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, , p. University of Michigan Press, , p. He lived between photography and reality, in a desire to and worked most of his life in New Orleans, isolated expose, via photography, a hidden inner reality from the American art scene, but he was familiar associated with the subconscious.

In an essay he with the trends of European avant-garde and felt published in , he wrote about his work: Throughout his artistic career means of complex integration of human figures he photographed urban landscapes in the vicinity nearly always de-personalized , with carefully of his home, and used models, costumes, and props selected backgrounds, and specifically chosen to stage odd, enigmatic, even disturbing scenes objects — the inner reality of our time was dealt with which ostensibly take place in the ordinary world.

The pictures became […] images His work was innovative and unusual among the of the psychological substructure of confusion, American photographers of his time who focused on want and fear. Today he is mannequin, faceless and with exposed breasts, is considered by many as the first Surrealist American situated in a mundane setting which accentuates its photographer.

The title of the photograph Man Ray. He even contacted Man Ray and asked links the image to the dream world as an expression for his opinion on some of his works; following the of the subconscious, in keeping with the Surrealist latter's criticism, that they were not experimental perception. The dream presented in Laughlin's enough,2 he began to experiment with techniques photograph appears as a nightmare.

It illustrates such as double exposure and photomontage. Freud's notion of the uncanny unheimlich — the The situation presented in this photograph p. Photography and Bodies of Desire London: Routledge, , p. Convulsive Identities," in Silvano Levy ed.

Keele UP, , pp. Denis Hollier and Rosalind E. Shadows Don't Cast Shadows," October, no. Oxford UP, , p. The woman figure introduced by both was very different from the prevalent surrealist version which presented her as pretty and submissive, a passive object of male passion. The woman in Molinier's photograph is strong, active, and provocative. Molinier indeed collaborated with the surrealists, yet remained outside their inner circle. Initially, Breton was enthusiastic about Molinier's daring works, but at some point, it would seem, they became too provocative for him, and he drew away from Molinier.

The flower, also mentioned in the title, is a recurrent motif in many of Molinier's paintings and photographs. In this photograph, it is a rose, a symbol of love and femininity in Christianity and art history, its white species being a symbol of purity and chastity. In both his life and his art, Molinier was motivated by great passion, and operated in complete disregard of social and artistic boundaries, norms, and conventions. His self-modeled hybrid figure eliminates altogether the boundaries between Pierre Molinier the flower of paradise or the magic girl, Pierre Molinier was a painter who experimented he did in front of the mirror.

In addition to the work with different painting styles at the outset of his in question, the exhibition contains another self- career. In the s his works began leaning portrait of Molinier in the same spirit.

Initially, he which assumes fetishist features, is thus, Pierre took up photography for exclusive self-use, taking Molinier himself, dressed as a woman. The figure's photographs for his own erotic pleasure. Later body is distorted — the face and bare buttocks are on, photography became a significant part of his both turned toward the camera in a manner which artistic oeuvre, and today he is known primarily as is incongruent with the structure of the human body.

From the s until his suicide It is a photomontage comprised of two disparate in , he took numerous self-portraits. Having photographs; in one, the figure is depicted turning engaged in cross-dressing from an early age, most to the camera, in the other — turning its back to 1 of these depict him in women's clothes.

In this manner, the surrealists created impossible metamorphosis documented in his photographs. She assumes and removes masks — a recurrent motif in many of her photographs — highlighting aspects of concealment and revelation, truth and falsehood in the definition of the self. In the photograph here, the image of the hands — which combines distorted images of femininity in a succinct, refined, and accurate manner — presents a personal and artistic investigation of gender and identity issues, indicating their intricacy and the inability to define them unequivocally, or, to quote Cahun herself: Jeu De Paume, , p.

These qualities, however, join well-manicured, with polished nails. Amidst the together, forming a seductive, erotic female beauty, diverse odd hands, it is construed by the viewer as which also incorporates the bizarre, the distorted, the a standard female hand, although it is far from it: Both these hands Claude Cahun — was born to an are placed on another artificial hand, life size, but educated Jewish family in France as Lucy Schwob, dark skinned.

Its dimensions imply that this is the and selected a new name for herself devoid of clear hand of a shop window mannequin, a generic model gender identity. In early 20th-century Paris, Cahun which represents the ideal female measurements and and her partner, designer and illustrator Marcel coveted commodities, but its dark skin undermines Moore pen name of Suzanne Malherbe , joined the model of the ideal woman prevalent in Moore took an active part in The bottom hand is the partner of the top one and is Cahun's artistic practice, by photographing the ascribed to a specific body, which is hinted behind latter's disguised figure in her self-portraits: Unlike the others, however, it articulates these features the artist with shaved head, another — some sentiment, a latent message embodied by the with a man's suit, and in many others she appears as stretching of the fingers like an animal's claws.

This an androgynous figure — an innovative, subversive weave of hands features layers of female model use of the self-portraiture genre to introduce acute representations. Each of these female hands is questions about self identity in general, and gender beautiful, so to speak, yet deviates from the norm identity in particular.

Cahun's free and uninhibited in its own way. This intricate formation originates treatment of the woman's body as a subject in a child's hand game. The heart popping out of was opposed to the woman's reification in the the woman's belt seen at the back likewise conveys customary heterosexual male Surrealist discourse.

In , a cinematic quality. His close friends became Max Ernst, Man Ray, thematic element, but also a structural feature: Moreover, Bellmer's doll image embodied the Unheimlich uncanny , as formulated by Freud, which relates to a sense of estrangement within the most intimately familiar — a disconcert at once threatening and luring.

Freud developed this notion in relation to E. Hoffmann's "The Sandman" and the figure of Olympia in that story — a mechanical doll which channels the sense of Unheimlich, and is doomed to be dismembered by those competing for its creation. Bellmer himself recounted that his first doll was triggered by Jacques Offenbach's opera The Tales of Hoffmann based on the Olympia story.

Its appearance ostensibly resulted from acting on violent impulses. A dramatic interplay of light and shade reinforces the feelings of anxiety and horror. A large stain of shade on the photograph's left side may indicate the presence of an aggressor, who watches the dolls — the photographer himself.

The Anatomy of Anxiety Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, , p. Arts Council, , p. In his drawings and paintings from fragmented body. The extreme shooting angle and that time he incorporated broken dolls, hula hoops, the distorted body make it difficult to construe the and glass marbles in violent fantastical scenes which visible sight. Is the doll seated on a chair and its body call to mind a terrifying nightmare.

In he attached to a wall covered with floral wallpaper, or created his first doll model, which starred in a series is the puppet and the wooden chair, whose back is of photographs published a year later. The second seen on the right hand side of the photograph, in fact model, featured in the photograph in question, starred cast together on the floor carpet? The exhibition presents another photograph like a girl's, and thighs shaped like two balls.

The from that series. He created the doll in the figure of pupil and one ear, as well as dark hair adorned of a pubescent girl; he used to coax girls from the with a giant child's ribbon.

In , during a nervous breakdown as in the photograph here. The innovative play of caused by his father's passing and his wife's severe light and shade and the narrative modeling of the Man Ray Hands of Robert Desnos, This imagep.

It was premiered at the Studio des the starfish. Line 20 of the film's manuscript reads: Ursulines in Paris in The film portrays Alice "The man's hands. The film collides images with in love. The solitary male hands emphasize the intertitles text by Desnos: The MIT Press, , p. The man then acquires a I bought at a Jewish dealer's in the rue des Rosiers, which is the very incarnation of a long lost love. It bears particular resemblance to painting, filmmaking, and object-making.

In Man Ray's Hollywood Collage, be proclaiming his own connection with what was Collier's horizontal strap is replaced by a string, transpiring in Europe, and specifically his allegiance but many of the same kinds of objects appear: Mesens' envelope addressed to Man Ray, a pocket watch, translation of Poetry and Truth.

The city was addressed by many modernist movements. The photograph under discussion, however, refers to the city from a Surrealist point of view which regards the metropolis as a scene of action which presents the human unconscious — an elusive, unreachable object of desire embodying both violence and Eros2 — exposing the limitations of the bourgeois order.

To borrow Louis Aragon's words, it is a "Surrealist realism": Manchester UP, , p. The cast shadow of the high- natural, even erotic aspects of the shell. At the same rise extends to the tip of the light-colored conch time, it offers different, contradictory readings. It in the center of the photograph. Human figures — may be regarded as a metaphor for the potential likewise lit with sharp, contrasting daylight which of ecstatic dizziness inherent to the urban space, generates long shadows — cross the shell, taking or an expression of the threat concealed in the the illuminated route outlined for them.

The spiral individual's decline and drop into the vortex of orientation of the trail, which follows the movement alienated urban existence. Morgan was not a member realms.

The photograph introduces a contrast of the Surrealist circles in France and her work between the figures' activity and the space in is not Surrealist per se; nevertheless, it contains which they operate: Morgan frequently used photomontage rationality, undermining the functionality innate to in her pioneering work a technique which was not the urban space; it is a walk toward nowhere, or widely used in the United States at the time , to the a progression which leads to a whirling plunge.

The result is an does not readily yield to interpretation. It resists image of vision through layers of reality, highlighting the essentially realistic nature of the photographic the status of light and the effects it generates, as well medium, instead creating a fantastic world which is as the photograph's reliance on them. The work in question was created by Hajek- O. Halke at a relatively late phase in his career, after a period in which he engaged in direct and documentary photography, when he reverted to the experimental and abstract investigation of photography which characterized his early days in the art world.

In the s, Hajek-Halke participated in two exhibitions centered on this photography style. The juxtaposition of the discrete elements in Untitled Montage is awe-inspiring. Alongside the visual contents and their symbolical meanings, the 1 See cat. Shpilman Institute for Photography, Rather than meeting the viewer's desire to decipher the photograph and to construe what is seen in it, the 3 See Helmut Gernsheim, Creative Photography: Aesthetic Trends — New York: Bonanza Books, , p.

Francisco de Goya's etching The Sleep and the unconscious. Its mythical association with the vampire and define an unidentified architectural space, a type of its ability to transform itself lend it tremendous power. The space The bat's fully spread wings and their transparency is empty of objects, a void which is also one of its indicate that we are faced with either a photogram structural features. The precise, repetitious regularity or a photograph of a bat corpse placed on a light of the units accumulates into a structure devoid of table , but the way in which it is combined in the substance, a spectral form.

The duplication testifies montage revitalizes it, presenting it in mid-flight, and to signification itself as a representation without an furnishing it with a role as a messenger, a harbinger original; it is a presence transformed into a sign, of danger. Its frozen movement is juxtaposed with which cannot be clearly translated into meaning, an image of the movement of the cold firework rays, hence it undermines the relationship between an image which carries contradictory meanings signifier and signified.

Another layer of the image of beauty, bursting force, and horror, enhancing features a bat, which embodies the oppositions the feeling of a mental storm. The sense of danger between day and night, light and darkness, heaven and instability is heightened by the scaffolding-like and earth mammal and bird , human and beast.

In the history title of the image indicates that it is a photographic poet Claude Aveline published in based on a rather horrifying true story about two murdered men who appear to share the same identity, invoking the question, who is the "real" and who is the "fake" one. The photograph here, created that same year, was possibly intended as a cover or illustration for the book. Tabard's work was presented in a Surrealist context already in , as part of the seminal photography exhibition "Film und Foto" Cinema and Photography in Stuttgart, which sketched the radical evolution of modern photography4 — and presented Tabard, Man Ray, and Max Ernst as representatives of the affinity between modernism and Surrealism in photography.

Manipulated Photography before Photoshop New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art,

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The convulsiveness, then, the arousal in front of the object, is to a perception of it detached from the continuum of its natural existence, a detachment which deprives the locomotive of some part of its physical self and turns it into a sign of the reality it no longer possesses. The Male Nudes New York: The least proximal the elements are, the stronger the resulting illumination, a "profane illumination [Erleuchtung]," to use Walter Benjamin's terms. In addition, Maar also modeled for Man Ray in some of his prime תחרות זיונים מוצצת חזק.

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נערות ליווי חזה ענק סרטון מחרמן Inסרטי סקס לצפיה אתר סקס בעולם nude photographs of Nusch were included in his book Facile. In he bought a camera to document his works, but soon began using it to explore new creative options. In he was among the founders of הערצת ישבן מיה כליפה Spiegel Photographers Association. The artist selects continuous images which he cuts up into units — a syntactical act resulting in units of meaning that make up a sentence. Initially, Breton was enthusiastic about Molinier's daring works, but at some point, it would seem, they became too provocative for him, and he drew away from Molinier. Boa Vista Cape Verde, Sal. It was in deference to Naville and others that, when later in the year Breton launched his support of the enterprise of the fine arts, he had nevertheless to begin by referring to "that lamentable expedient which is painting.
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In the s, after he was virtually forgotten, the artistic establishment re-discovered his work. She studied painting and photography with Henri Cartier-Bresson, among others. In she began creating experimental photographs and photomontages, became involved in the Parisian Surrealist circle, and photographed many of its members. In she modeled for Man Ray. At that time she met Pablo Picasso, and for the next eight years was his partner and muse, as well as the official photographer of his works.

When their relationship terminated in , she turned to painting, and resumed photography only in her 70s. In addition, she often photographed female nudes, some of which were blatantly erotic. Throughout her life she lived and worked in various countries, focusing on photojournalism. Clarence John Laughlin — Born, lived, and worked in the USA Clarence John Laughlin, a self-taught artist who began taking pictures in the early s, is considered by many as the first Surrealist American photographer.

Initially, he made a living from architecture photography, and later began working with various photography agencies. Laughlin was not a member of the Surrealist movement, but he identified with its world view, and in participated in a Surrealist exhibition in New York. His work was centered on the city of New Orleans to which he moved early in life — an urban setting in which he used to stage scenes of hallucinatory or nightmarish air using models, sets, and costumes.

Only in the late s, after he quit photography, did his work gain global recognition. Nathan Lerner Nathan Lerner studied art and focused on painting, and in took up — photography. Later he taught in the school, which by then had become the Institute of Design, Chicago.

In addition to social-documentary photography, he explored the boundaries of the medium and created abstractions with light, influenced by the New Vision and Constructivism. In the late s he focused on combining several images in a single photograph, and even invented a technique for that purpose, which Moholy-Nagy termed "montage without scissors," using a mirror to create reflections of part of one image in another. Many of the works he created in that period show a Surrealist influence.

He would juxtapose symbolic objects to create unsettling and fantastical images, and dubbed his unique style "natural Surrealism. Documentary photographs he shot in Parisian slaughterhouses, which featured violence and horror in an explicit, groundbreaking manner, were included by Georges Bataille in the Surrealist magazine Documents in In the wake of World War II he was convicted of collaborating with the Nazi occupation in Belgium, and was sentenced to four years in prison.

Edmund Kesting Edmund Kesting studied in a Dresden academy of fine arts, and founded two — private schools of design in Dresden and Berlin, where he also taught.

In the Born, lived, and worked in Germany s he worked mainly as a painter, influenced by Expressionism, Dada, and Constructivism, and associated with avant-garde artists.

In he began experimenting in photography, and several years later created portraits using multiple exposures, thereby striving to convey the emotional features of the depicted figures. As a photographer, Kesting defined himself as "a painter who looks through the lens," and dubbed his photographs "paintings in light.

In those years he turned to architecture and commercial photography. After the war he began painting with photochemical liquids. He worked as a commercial and fashion — photographer for leading fashion houses, and his works were printed in the top Born in the Austro-Hungarian Empire Slovakia ; lived and worked in Slovakia and France fashion magazines. He first gained acclaim for a series of portraits depicting workers which he took throughout France from to , concurrent with his commercial work.

In addition to different photographic genres — including landscape, portraiture, still life, and documentary photography — he also explored experimental techniques associated with avant-garde photography at the time.

Germaine Krull In the s Germaine Krull was known as one of the pioneers of modern — photography in Europe. She was an innovative and diversified photographer, Born in East Prussia; lived and worked in Germany, France, Thailand, Brazil, and India and her works surrender diverse influences, including Russian Constructivism, Expressionism, and Surrealism.

She studied photography in Munich, and in opened a photography studio in Berlin, engaging mainly in nude and street photography. In she moved to Amsterdam, where she joined the members of the Dutch avant-garde, and began exploring stylistic innovations in photography, documenting the local urban landscape. In she moved to Paris, where she joined a group of artists who adhered to avant-garde ideas and a bohemian life style.

During that period, Surrealist photographer Eli Lotar was her assistant and lover. Concurrent with photographs relations. Alongside fashion and commercial photography, Henri continued to photograph the portraits of known and anonymous figures, with emphasis on female figures with powerful independent presence.

Her portraits also included female nude shots with emphasized erotic, dream-like dimensions and combined still-life arrangements comprising lush flora and various nature representations. During World War II she stayed in Paris, and after the war she resumed painting, mainly abstract, occasionally doing portraits for commission.

Pierre Jahan Pierre Jahan took general studies in his hometown, Amboise, in France, and — participated in several exhibitions of amateur photographers. In he moved Born, lived, and worked in France to Paris, where photographer Emmanuel Sougez persuaded him to become a professional photographer. In he began publishing photographs in magazines and participating in the exhibitions of the Surrealist circle.

In he joined the group of French photographers Le Rectangle headed by Sougez. In he presented the first exhibition of color photographs in France. His variegated work included Surrealist photography alongside direct and documentary photography — from documentation of Paris to nude and portraiture — as well as commercial photography with avant-garde aspects. He moved to Paris, where he joined the avant-garde circles and made the city a key theme in his work.

His photographs captured mundane scenes and objects in striking geometrical compositions, inspired by Constructivism and Surrealism. A strong Surrealist influence is discernible in a series of nude photographs he created using distorting mirrors. In he moved to New York, following a job offer from a local photography agency, and for years struggled to secure his status as an artist and commercial photographer in the United States.

Willy Kessels Willy Kessels, a self-taught photographer, was among the prominent figures — in the Belgian avant-garde. He studied architecture and art, and worked as a Born, lived, and worked in Belgium draftsman, furniture designer, and sculptor, before taking up photography in He became a commercial photographer specializing in advertising and fashion, and concurrently continued his work in art, exploring the possibilities of the photographic medium and experimenting in various avant-garde techniques.

These experiments left their imprint on his commercial works as well, which were infused with Surrealist qualities. Kessels addressed diverse themes, including architecture, nude, documentary and portrait photography. In the early s he participated in two key photography exhibitions in Brussels initiated by E. Mesens, one of the leaders of the Surrealist movement in Belgium — alongside the leading avant-garde artists of the time, among them Man Ray, Germaine Krull, the latent, repressed violence underlying bourgeois society.

The film was initially censored for a short period due to its content, but was finally released for viewing in France.

Feuillade passed away in in Nice, where he made his last film, Le Stigmate A still photograph from that film is presented in the current exhibition. During the s and s he worked as a photojournalist, a commercial photographer, and a graphic designer, and published his work in many magazines in Germany and abroad.

Concurrently, he pursued artistic practice, influenced by the avant-garde movements of the period, and refined experimental photographic techniques, such as double exposure and photomontage. He took abstract experimental photographs, as well as images showing Surrealist influences. Alongside graphic studies of light and abstraction, his oeuvre includes nude portraits and explorations of biological forms.

In he joined the German group Fotoform, which continued to develop the Bauhaus principles in photography. Paul Heismann Photographer Paul Heismann left behind an intriguing, unique body of work, ?

He opened a photography studio in San Diego, California, and later a business for print services in Vista, California. Heismann taught at Palomar College, San Diego. Her circle of friends included her teachers and their wives: Lucia MoholyNagy became her closest friend, and took many portraits of her.

Henri returned to Paris, and turned to an avant-garde photographic practice based on the New Vision aesthetics and an extensive use of mirrors which generated a fragmentary, enigmatic image, lending her photographs a fantastical dimension which became her hallmark.

In he was expelled from the Surrealist movement by Breton, who claimed that he had used Surrealism to make a financial profit. In he returned to Spain and continued making art in diverse media. In he founded a museum in his name in his hometown Figueres dedicated to his work. He published numerous collections of poetry and Surrealist texts including publications co-authored with Breton , some of which accompanied Surrealist exhibitions.

Louis Feuillade Louis Feuillade was one of the pioneers of modern French cinema. He began — his career as a journalist and poet, and subsequently shifted to cinema, initially Born, lived, and worked in France as a scriptwriter.

In he began directing films, and in was appointed artistic director in the Gaumont film company, where he created serial films a common genre at the time until his death. Feuillade's work preceded the formation of the Surrealist movement, and influenced its members greatly.

His cinematic language included loose plots, dreamlike images, fantastic and grotesque characteristics, odd and unexpected changes in the plot, strong femme fatale figures, and subversive, disturbing violent horror scenes set in Paris. It was the first series by Feuillade which included humorous, complex, suspenseful action scenes rooftop chases, traps, kidnappings, etc. Feuillade was an especially prolific artist: Another successful series he created, Les vampires , followed the adventures of a criminal gang called the Vampires, and featured the recurring motif of a decapitated head.

The Surrealists adopted this motif as an expression of castration, horror, and anxiety. Feuillade's treatment of the crime world introduced a subversive critique of Claude Cahun Claude Cahun was the name taken by Lucy Schwob, an artist, journalist, and — writer who was a prominent figure in the Parisian avant-garde circles in the s. At that time she was already making self-portraits which were characterized by gender blurring, and in began using the genderambiguous name Claude Cahun.

Apart from self-portraits, she also photographed Surrealist objects and created photomontages, introducing a trailblazing practice which subverted the boundaries of gender and sexuality. She presented an androgynous image of a woman, which differed diametrically from the submissive or seductive female figures presented by the male Surrealists.

From Cahun lived with her partner, known as Marcel Moore, who also assisted in the production of her photographs. In , due to the Nazi threat, they left for the Channel Island of Jersey. The two were arrested in for dissemination of anti-fascist propaganda and were sentenced to death.

They were released in when the island was liberated by the allies. Many of Cahun's works were destroyed during the war. After the war she resumed photography, and focused on self-portraits. She renewed her contacts with the Surrealists in , but died the next year, at the age of In he won a national award for his color transparencies. In addition to his art work, he wrote many articles, which he published in professional periodicals.

His major artistic field was painting, but Born in Spain; lived and worked in Spain, France, and the USA he also worked in sculpture, photography, film, design, and writing. That meeting also yielded an artistic collaboration. After returning to Spain he focused on painting, and his works from that period demonstrate first Surrealist influences.

Influenced by Moholy- Born, lived, and worked in the USA Nagy's "New Vision," as well as by Constructivism, Surrealism, and Abstract art, he created abstract photographs by various means, such as solarization, reflections, and light refraction. In the early s he also experimented with tonal and color effects in photography. In later years he turned to commercial photography. His first works included nude photographs in pictorialist style, but in , following his move to New York, his style grew more modernist.

He worked as a theater and fashion photographer, and in began shooting a daring, innovative film, The Way, unfolding a man's imaginary quest for happiness. Work on the film was cut short following the death on one of the actors in , and all that remains of it are still photographs; nevertheless it is known as an early example of Surrealism in the United States.

He graduated Born in Spain; lived and worked in Spain, France, and Mexico in , and a year later moved to Paris, working as an assistant to French cinematographer Jean Epstein and as film critic. The joint work on the script was based on "automatic writing," in keeping with the Surrealist creative principles, in order to enable the subconscious to lead the creative process. During the Spanish Civil War he stayed in Hollywood; once Franco's forces won, he was unable to return to his homeland.

He stayed in the United States until , and subsequently settled in Mexico, briefly returning to Spain in The best-known among them include Nazarin , as well as many films in Surrealist style or combining Surrealist motifs, such as Le charme discret de la bourgeoisie The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie, His films were successful, but at the same time controversial as they subverted the religious establishment Catholic Church and the bourgeoisie.

In addition, he engaged in nude photography, using a wide-angle lens which distorted the photographed figures. Many of his works show an interest in the subconscious and the world of dream, which was identified with Surrealism.

By emphasized chiaroscuro lighting, dramatic compositions, and unique printing techniques he created an idiosyncratic visual language. Brandt taught at the Royal College of Art, London. Josef Breitenbach Josef Breitenbach, a self-taught photographer, took up photography in the s, — while working in the family's wholesale wine business.

In he opened Born in Germany; lived and worked in Germany, France, and the USA a photography studio in Munich, and also worked as photographer for the local theater and took portraits of actors. A Jew who in the s was active in Leftist political movements, Breitenbach was forced to flee Germany upon the Nazi rise to power.

Like many German artists and intellectuals at the time, he found refuge in Paris, where he opened a new studio and took portraits of leading figures such as Bertolt Brecht, James Joyce, and Max Ernst. He explored experimental photography and printing techniques, including many techniques of color photography and the hand-coloring of photographs.

Although he was not a member of the Surrealist circle, he was familiar with their activities and influenced by their work. His own work from that time included Surrealist experimentation alongside nude photography, Parisian cityscapes, and photojournalism. In , upon the outbreak of World War II, he was imprisoned by the authorities in a camp for German nationals.

In he managed to flee to the United States, where he worked as a photographer for several magazines, and taught photography at Black Mountain College in North Carolina, and later at the Cooper Union, New York. Only posthumously large bodies of his work were discovered, and his important contribution to photography was acknowledged.

He wrote poetry from an early age, and in began studying Born in France; lived and worked in France and the USA medicine. During World War I he was drafted as a medical orderly, and the encounter with shell-shocked soldiers kindled his interest in Freud's theory and his explorations of the subconscious. After the war he socialized with the members of the Dada movement in Paris, and studied "automatic writing" as a technique capable of exposing the subconscious.

He gathered a group of artists and writers around him, and in published the first "Manifesto of Surrealism. In his work he explored aspects of awareness between consciousness and dream. In , following the Nazi occupation of France, he fled to New York, where he continued to disseminate the principles of Surrealism until his return to Paris in In , following a chance encounter with photographer Edward Weston in California, she realized the potential of photography as an artistic medium.

Deeply impressed by Weston's work, she moved to California to work by his side for many years. Bernhard focused on meticulous studio photographs of the female nude and still life, through which she carried out investigations of form and light. In she began teaching photography at the University of California.

Erwin Blumenfeld Erwin Blumenfeld was practicing photography as a hobby, until in he began — associating with members of the Berlin Dada. In he moved to Amsterdam, Born in Germany; lived and worked in Germany, the Netherlands, France, and the USA where he created collages, attempting to establish his status as a Dada artist.

In the s, making a living in various jobs, he took up photography and experimented in the darkroom. In , after failed attempts to make a living in other fields, he moved to Paris to focus on photography professionally, and met the Surrealists. Alongside portraits of famous social figures and commercial photography, he went into fashion photography, with the help of photographer Cecil Beaton, who became his close friend.

Concurrently, he made art, created collages, and continued to explore experimental developing and printing techniques, such as solarization and double exposure.

Beaton deemed him "darkroom magician. Bill Brandt Bill Brandt was a self-taught photographer, born and raised in Germany, but — throughout most of his life he denied his origins and adopted England as his Born in Germany; lived and worked in Switzerland, Austria, France, and the UK homeland and the major subject of his photographs. In he worked for several months in Man Ray's studio in Paris, where he took an interest in Surrealist film.

In , having been declared a "degenerate artist" by the Nazis, he moved to Paris. In he was interned as a German national in a detention camp near Marseilles, along with several thousands of intellectuals and artists, among them Surrealist artist Max Ernst the two even collaborated in the creation of several works during their internment at the camp.

At the end of the war he returned to Paris, where he lived and worked until his dying day. Denise Bellon Denise Bellon studied philosophy and psychology at the Sorbonne, and in the — early s discovered photography.

She focused on photojournalism, and Born, lived, and worked in France in joined Alliance-Photo, forerunner of the Magnum agency; she took pictures throughout the world, and published her work in various magazines. The combination of politics and art became the hallmark of her work. Bellon's connections with the Surrealists began in , when she was the official photographer of the International Surrealist Exhibition in Paris.

Since that year, while still pursuing her photojournalist career, she documented several Surrealist exhibitions and took portraits of the movement's artists, and also incorporated Surrealist motifs in her photographs.

Ferenc Berko Ferenc Franz Berko was a self-taught photographer and filmmaker whose work in — color photography is considered groundbreaking. Following the rise of Nazism in the early s, the Jewish Berko moved to London and subsequently to Paris, where he studied philosophy.

After graduation, he focused on photography, mainly documentary and abstract photography, as well as on daring experimental nude photographs he created with his wife. In addition, he made short documentary films. In he immigrated to India, where he shot a documentary film for the British Army and opened a photography studio in Bombay which specialized in portraiture.

In that period he also began experimenting with photograms, inspired by Moholy-Nagy, who even invited him to teach cinema and photography at the Institute of Design, Chicago. Indeed, in , shortly after Moholy-Nagy's death, Berko moved to Chicago, where he taught for a year. It was then that he started taking color photographs — among the first photographers to do so — depicting cityscapes and rural landscapes, focusing on forms, patterns, and reflections. In he returned to London, and in settled in Aspen, Colorado.

Born in Austria; lived and worked in Austria, Germany, and the USA Following studies in architecture, he attended the Weimar Bauhaus, specializing in design and typography. Bayer taught at the Bauhaus from to , when he left for Berlin. His approach to photography took a distinctive turn at the time. Influenced by the Surrealist movement and its engagement with the subconscious, he began using the photomontage technique to create illusive and fantastical images, exploiting the aspect of illusion inherent to photography.

In he immigrated to the United States, where he continued pursuing art and design. Cecil Beaton Cecil Beaton took up photography as a hobby, and developed an artistic style — influenced by the great fashion photographers of the early 20th century.

Later Born in the UK; lived and worked in the UK and the USA on he became an independent portrait photographer, and gradually made his way to the upper echelons of London's society.

In he signed his first contract with Vogue magazine, with which he was identified throughout his life. That same year he presented his first solo exhibition, which confirmed his status as one of the leading fashion and portrait photographers of his generation including portraits of actors and social celebrities in London and Hollywood. In the s he engaged in Surrealist investigations in still life, fashion, and portrait photography.

In he met photographer Erwin Blumenfeld in Paris, and the two became close friends and professional associates. Their friendship also gave rise to artistic collaboration: After the war he began a career as a set and costume designer for the theater, cinema, ballet, and opera. Hans Bellmer Hans Bellmer was an interdisciplinary artist who engaged in photography, — painting, and printmaking.

In he moved to Berlin to study engineering, Born in Germany; lived and worked in Germany and France but soon left studies to focus on art. In Berlin he met the members of the Dada group, and through them learned how cultural practice may acquire a political meaning. In the mids, during a sojourn in Paris, he became acquainted with the work of the Surrealists. In — in Berlin he created his famous series of "doll" photographs, in which he depicted two life-size dolls whose female organs were arranged in various unnatural postures and combinations, as entities at once seductive and horrifying.

She worked as an assistant in Man Ray's studio, where the members of the Surrealist circle had their pictures taken, and consequently began taking pictures herself. Between and she honed her professional skills, concurrent with academic artistic training in experimental and abstract darkroom practices and in portraiture. In she opened a photography studio in Paris, which specialized in portrait photography mainly of bohemians and cultural celebrities which showed a distinct Surrealist influence among others, she took the portraits of Peggy Guggenheim, James Joyce, and Jean Cocteau.

In addition to artistic photography, she published her work in magazines such as Vogue and Vu. In she returned to New York, and focused on socialdocumentary photography. One of her better known bodies of work comprises a documentary portrait of New York City, highlighting architectural details and sharp perspectives in the spirit of New Vision aesthetics. In , she co-founded The Photo League, a socially and politically oriented photography cooperative, with Paul Strand.

In the following years she continued to document the social fabric as well as the rural and urban landscapes of America. Between and she created photographs illustrating physical and biological phenomena for professional scientific literature, whose abstract aesthetic was congruent with New Vision.

Gender scholars projection of an image which could be viewed in its regard this series as evidence of the Surrealists' non-distorted form only by observing its reflection misogynous approach to the female subject; hence in a conic or cylindrical mirror. Paradoxically, the they deem the mutilation of the female body a illusive reflection in the mirror lends the distorted desire to establish the superiority of the male ego by image a realistic validity while exposing the illusory objectification of the woman and her reduction to mechanism of sensory reception and the rational 3 an object sexual object, object of amusement In mind constituting it.

These associations may be tied this context it is not accidental that the sadistic sexual with the image here, calling to mind an analogy adventures of the Marquis de Sade were mentioned between the "monstrous" and the "beautiful" as two in the first Surrealist Manifesto of and were facets of human existence. The likeness between disseminated among group members. Thus, "Distortions" may the boundaries of cultural decency.

Striking at the heart of the consensus — the relationship between the sexes — it is a radical reference to a taboo which shatters it. In this way, they wanted to create another view of reality which would allow for exposure of the unconscious instincts or the "reality beyond" — namely, sur-realism from which the movement's name was derived.

Many of them employed formal distortion of objects or the human body to generate a sense of nightmare or hallucination, based on reality, yet sailing away from it into other realms. The use of the distorting mirror may also be construed as a means of drawing attention to the complexity of sight and representation — in both life and art. Ashgate, , p. MIT Press, , pp. Sexuality, Colonialism and Social Dissent London: Tauris, , pp. The charged matter of the nude a third eye gaped in it — a nauseating sight which, female subject subordinated to a male gaze, invoked at the same time, lures one to observe it on and on, in the works of many male surrealists, acquires a calling upon the viewer to decipher the grotesque special emphasis in this instance.

This photograph is whose lines deviate from the familiar. In tying or binding. The photographed he purchased at the flea market. In the introduction woman is unable to escape.

In addition, Maar also modeled for Man Ray in some of his prime photographs. In Ray's Portrait of Dora Maar,[fig. A comparison of Man Ray's photograph with Maar's photograph discussed here reveals an affinity between the two pictures created in the same year. Despite the close up and the frontal gaze, the female figure in both remains mysterious and enigmatic, even dangerous in some indefinite manner.

In the current exhibition, her double portrait appears in the role of the queen of clubs on a playing card p. In , daring nude photographs of Nusch were included in his book Facile. The portrait, this time without cobweb,[fig. University of Oklahoma Press, , pp. Is she or directly after the sexual act. She explains the Surrealist interest in the mantis and similar insects trapped behind the web?

Is she trapped in it? The in that they represent the two primordial Freudian spider may be lying in wait for her, and maybe she instincts: The resulting photomontage beauty, serving as a reminder of their ephemerality. The Surrealists were drawn to the mimetic spider dates back to Greek mythology, where it ability of various animals to camouflage themselves is embodied in the figure of Arachne, a weaver in nature, and created many works in which flora, who made Athena jealous enough to turn her into fauna, and the inanimate merge and assimilate into 1 a spider.

In the history of culture, the figure of the one another. It is, in fact, a yearning for plotter who spins a web of schemes to trap and a primordial unconscious state, an existential state 2 [fig.

Ruth Markus, in her essay about the representations of the castrating which precedes consciousness. In the photograph in question, the paths of woman in Surrealist art, ties the female praying two of the most fascinating women who operated mantis with the female "Black Widow" spider, among the Surrealists cross.

While this is indeed a close-up the figure's introspection generates a fluid time photograph, her nearly shut eyes and the shadow of which oscillates between past, present, and future. Either way, to register unconscious mental expressions without Hajek-Halke's image arrests time, gaping in it an control of the conscious mind or logic. By means of intermediate expanse of an eternal wait. In the late s, Telberg began making photomontages comprised of multiple layers overflowing with images, which he printed in a tied with magic or the occult, like the flaming hand large format.

The hand was often portrayed photographs, mostly in elongated vertical format not only as an organ of touch, but also as an organ e. Thus, for example, [fig. In a later work by Telberg, Portrait Montage ,[fig. The association between the hand and the organ of sight — in a quintessential Surrealist context — thus turns out to be an allusion to an opening onto another dimension of existence, or to the mysterious unknown realms of the subconscious.

Val Telberg Vladimir Telberg-von-Teleheim , who was born in Russia in and immigrated to the United States in the late s, created in the spirit of Surrealism, but was not a member of the movement. Thus, he created stratified photographs with the visual quality of fragmented, obscure, dreamlike memories.

Darwin Marable, "Surrealist Poet of the Mind: Val Telberg," The Arts, no. Val Telberg Portrait of Dick Barks, The face of a man staring directly at the viewer fuses merge with the dark background, and the arms and with a pair of gentle hands to form a mysterious hands are seen through the slightly translucent face.

The beauty of the face, with its All these blur the boundaries and distinction between light, veiled eyes and thick, accentuated lips, blends the different parts comprising the image. This precise, with the hands' soft, organic movement, initially elusive photomontage was probably created by generating a harmonious appearance. A closer look, stacking negatives on a light table and printing the however, renders the image gradually more eerie combined image.

The title of the work, Portrait of Dick Barks, The cropping line seen outside the right contour of the face and at the bottom of the neck indicates that the head image negative was cut. The negative ostensibly indicates its purpose and the specific figure bearing the backdrop image remained intact, yet depicted in it, as does the vertical format customary it is placed at an angle, as discernible in the upper in portraiture tradition.

More than a portrait, however, two corners of the photograph. As opposed to the we are presented here with a narrative scene. Female man's face, which is pulled out of context, the end hands hold-embrace the man's head, and their of the right hand's sleeve implies the possibility that movement infuses the photograph with a dimension the entire dark background is, in fact, a garment of occurrence.

The incongruence between the large covering the woman's body. She seems to have been hands and the small head, the fragmentation of the shot from above, seated, her knee seen at bottom neck, and the images' transparency — all ascribe left of the photograph is bent underneath the fabric the scene to the realms of fantasy and imagination.

The dark shadows on the left side of the face looks ahead at the unseen woman. All these aspects are manifested in this photograph, which subjects the woman to fetishistic objectification by transforming her face into a mask.

Presentation of the human face as a mask calls to mind the concept of the persona, coined by psychoanalyst Carl Gustav Jung, which relates to the image assumed by a person to meet social expectations and conventions, and functions as a guise for the real "self.

The title of the photograph, Solarized Eyes, points at the focal point of Blumenfeld's interest — the eyes of the photographed woman, which appear hollow and void. The eye was a central Surrealist motif, often depicted closed, disfigured, missing, or mutilated. Routledge, , pp. Dissecting the Exquisite Corpse Cambridge, Mass.: Cambridge UP, , pp. For an elaboration see: Martin Jay, "The Disenchantment of the Eye: Many Surrealist photographers in his oeuvre, which focuses on motifs of exposure were fascinated by the contingency involved in this and concealment.

In many of these photographs, technique and the dreamlike, fantastical appearance the face and the body are fragmentary or absent. These elements offer visual a dream, or a nightmare. A similar method is expression to key ideas of Surrealism: In the photograph p.

Only the decades in which it was forgotten, and subsequently eyes and eyebrows are clearly outlined, the pupils came to be identified with Surrealist photography: The material passion oriented toward the consumerist act is thus presented, embodied by the mannequin as an artificial entity, which is, at the same time, the insatiable shadow of the human.

Their Origin and Development New York: Schocken Books, , p. His photographs, which focus on its hands are stretched forward with palms open mannequins in old-style fashion shop windows, have upward, its heels are raised as if it were wearing gained a reputation. These are three contributes to the structuring of the relationship models of the female body, on different levels of between the figures: The light falls on the mannequin abstraction.

Each of the figures occupies a different like a theatrical spotlight, presenting it at center plane in the depth of the photograph, forming a stage. It refracts on its metallic body, thereby triangular composition accentuated by their location highlighting its artificial materiality; furthermore, in the corner between two walls. They face the its absence creates the third figure — the shadow viewer at a three-quarter profile, which in art history figure.

The substantiality scale represented by this was used by portrait painters to create an active, disposition reminds one of Hans Christian Andersen's 1 informative appearance for the depicted figure. By the and domestic. Laughlin's chooses to place the doll in an indefinite, even dull suburban setting to heighten the paradox taking place when confronting it. A mannequin is a quintessential Surrealist object incorporated in the work of many Surrealist artists.

Prophet without Honor Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, , p. University of Michigan Press, , p. He lived between photography and reality, in a desire to and worked most of his life in New Orleans, isolated expose, via photography, a hidden inner reality from the American art scene, but he was familiar associated with the subconscious. In an essay he with the trends of European avant-garde and felt published in , he wrote about his work: Throughout his artistic career means of complex integration of human figures he photographed urban landscapes in the vicinity nearly always de-personalized , with carefully of his home, and used models, costumes, and props selected backgrounds, and specifically chosen to stage odd, enigmatic, even disturbing scenes objects — the inner reality of our time was dealt with which ostensibly take place in the ordinary world.

The pictures became […] images His work was innovative and unusual among the of the psychological substructure of confusion, American photographers of his time who focused on want and fear. Today he is mannequin, faceless and with exposed breasts, is considered by many as the first Surrealist American situated in a mundane setting which accentuates its photographer.

The title of the photograph Man Ray. He even contacted Man Ray and asked links the image to the dream world as an expression for his opinion on some of his works; following the of the subconscious, in keeping with the Surrealist latter's criticism, that they were not experimental perception. The dream presented in Laughlin's enough,2 he began to experiment with techniques photograph appears as a nightmare.

It illustrates such as double exposure and photomontage. Freud's notion of the uncanny unheimlich — the The situation presented in this photograph p. Photography and Bodies of Desire London: Routledge, , p. Convulsive Identities," in Silvano Levy ed. Keele UP, , pp. Denis Hollier and Rosalind E. Shadows Don't Cast Shadows," October, no. Oxford UP, , p. The woman figure introduced by both was very different from the prevalent surrealist version which presented her as pretty and submissive, a passive object of male passion.

The woman in Molinier's photograph is strong, active, and provocative. Molinier indeed collaborated with the surrealists, yet remained outside their inner circle. Initially, Breton was enthusiastic about Molinier's daring works, but at some point, it would seem, they became too provocative for him, and he drew away from Molinier. The flower, also mentioned in the title, is a recurrent motif in many of Molinier's paintings and photographs.

In this photograph, it is a rose, a symbol of love and femininity in Christianity and art history, its white species being a symbol of purity and chastity. In both his life and his art, Molinier was motivated by great passion, and operated in complete disregard of social and artistic boundaries, norms, and conventions. His self-modeled hybrid figure eliminates altogether the boundaries between Pierre Molinier the flower of paradise or the magic girl, Pierre Molinier was a painter who experimented he did in front of the mirror.

In addition to the work with different painting styles at the outset of his in question, the exhibition contains another self- career. In the s his works began leaning portrait of Molinier in the same spirit. Initially, he which assumes fetishist features, is thus, Pierre took up photography for exclusive self-use, taking Molinier himself, dressed as a woman. The figure's photographs for his own erotic pleasure. Later body is distorted — the face and bare buttocks are on, photography became a significant part of his both turned toward the camera in a manner which artistic oeuvre, and today he is known primarily as is incongruent with the structure of the human body.

From the s until his suicide It is a photomontage comprised of two disparate in , he took numerous self-portraits. Having photographs; in one, the figure is depicted turning engaged in cross-dressing from an early age, most to the camera, in the other — turning its back to 1 of these depict him in women's clothes. In this manner, the surrealists created impossible metamorphosis documented in his photographs.

She assumes and removes masks — a recurrent motif in many of her photographs — highlighting aspects of concealment and revelation, truth and falsehood in the definition of the self. In the photograph here, the image of the hands — which combines distorted images of femininity in a succinct, refined, and accurate manner — presents a personal and artistic investigation of gender and identity issues, indicating their intricacy and the inability to define them unequivocally, or, to quote Cahun herself: Jeu De Paume, , p.

These qualities, however, join well-manicured, with polished nails. Amidst the together, forming a seductive, erotic female beauty, diverse odd hands, it is construed by the viewer as which also incorporates the bizarre, the distorted, the a standard female hand, although it is far from it: Both these hands Claude Cahun — was born to an are placed on another artificial hand, life size, but educated Jewish family in France as Lucy Schwob, dark skinned.

Its dimensions imply that this is the and selected a new name for herself devoid of clear hand of a shop window mannequin, a generic model gender identity. In early 20th-century Paris, Cahun which represents the ideal female measurements and and her partner, designer and illustrator Marcel coveted commodities, but its dark skin undermines Moore pen name of Suzanne Malherbe , joined the model of the ideal woman prevalent in Moore took an active part in The bottom hand is the partner of the top one and is Cahun's artistic practice, by photographing the ascribed to a specific body, which is hinted behind latter's disguised figure in her self-portraits: Unlike the others, however, it articulates these features the artist with shaved head, another — some sentiment, a latent message embodied by the with a man's suit, and in many others she appears as stretching of the fingers like an animal's claws.

This an androgynous figure — an innovative, subversive weave of hands features layers of female model use of the self-portraiture genre to introduce acute representations.

Each of these female hands is questions about self identity in general, and gender beautiful, so to speak, yet deviates from the norm identity in particular. Cahun's free and uninhibited in its own way. This intricate formation originates treatment of the woman's body as a subject in a child's hand game. The heart popping out of was opposed to the woman's reification in the the woman's belt seen at the back likewise conveys customary heterosexual male Surrealist discourse.

In , a cinematic quality. His close friends became Max Ernst, Man Ray, thematic element, but also a structural feature: Moreover, Bellmer's doll image embodied the Unheimlich uncanny , as formulated by Freud, which relates to a sense of estrangement within the most intimately familiar — a disconcert at once threatening and luring. Freud developed this notion in relation to E. Hoffmann's "The Sandman" and the figure of Olympia in that story — a mechanical doll which channels the sense of Unheimlich, and is doomed to be dismembered by those competing for its creation.

Bellmer himself recounted that his first doll was triggered by Jacques Offenbach's opera The Tales of Hoffmann based on the Olympia story. Its appearance ostensibly resulted from acting on violent impulses. A dramatic interplay of light and shade reinforces the feelings of anxiety and horror.

A large stain of shade on the photograph's left side may indicate the presence of an aggressor, who watches the dolls — the photographer himself. The Anatomy of Anxiety Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, , p. Arts Council, , p.

In his drawings and paintings from fragmented body. The extreme shooting angle and that time he incorporated broken dolls, hula hoops, the distorted body make it difficult to construe the and glass marbles in violent fantastical scenes which visible sight.

Is the doll seated on a chair and its body call to mind a terrifying nightmare. In he attached to a wall covered with floral wallpaper, or created his first doll model, which starred in a series is the puppet and the wooden chair, whose back is of photographs published a year later. The second seen on the right hand side of the photograph, in fact model, featured in the photograph in question, starred cast together on the floor carpet? The exhibition presents another photograph like a girl's, and thighs shaped like two balls.

The from that series. He created the doll in the figure of pupil and one ear, as well as dark hair adorned of a pubescent girl; he used to coax girls from the with a giant child's ribbon. In , during a nervous breakdown as in the photograph here. The innovative play of caused by his father's passing and his wife's severe light and shade and the narrative modeling of the Man Ray Hands of Robert Desnos, This imagep.

It was premiered at the Studio des the starfish. Line 20 of the film's manuscript reads: Ursulines in Paris in The film portrays Alice "The man's hands. The film collides images with in love. The solitary male hands emphasize the intertitles text by Desnos: The MIT Press, , p.

The man then acquires a I bought at a Jewish dealer's in the rue des Rosiers, which is the very incarnation of a long lost love. It bears particular resemblance to painting, filmmaking, and object-making. In Man Ray's Hollywood Collage, be proclaiming his own connection with what was Collier's horizontal strap is replaced by a string, transpiring in Europe, and specifically his allegiance but many of the same kinds of objects appear: Mesens' envelope addressed to Man Ray, a pocket watch, translation of Poetry and Truth.

The city was addressed by many modernist movements. The photograph under discussion, however, refers to the city from a Surrealist point of view which regards the metropolis as a scene of action which presents the human unconscious — an elusive, unreachable object of desire embodying both violence and Eros2 — exposing the limitations of the bourgeois order.

To borrow Louis Aragon's words, it is a "Surrealist realism": Manchester UP, , p. The cast shadow of the high- natural, even erotic aspects of the shell. At the same rise extends to the tip of the light-colored conch time, it offers different, contradictory readings.

It in the center of the photograph. Human figures — may be regarded as a metaphor for the potential likewise lit with sharp, contrasting daylight which of ecstatic dizziness inherent to the urban space, generates long shadows — cross the shell, taking or an expression of the threat concealed in the the illuminated route outlined for them.

The spiral individual's decline and drop into the vortex of orientation of the trail, which follows the movement alienated urban existence. Morgan was not a member realms. The photograph introduces a contrast of the Surrealist circles in France and her work between the figures' activity and the space in is not Surrealist per se; nevertheless, it contains which they operate: Morgan frequently used photomontage rationality, undermining the functionality innate to in her pioneering work a technique which was not the urban space; it is a walk toward nowhere, or widely used in the United States at the time , to the a progression which leads to a whirling plunge.

The result is an does not readily yield to interpretation. It resists image of vision through layers of reality, highlighting the essentially realistic nature of the photographic the status of light and the effects it generates, as well medium, instead creating a fantastic world which is as the photograph's reliance on them. The work in question was created by Hajek- O.

Halke at a relatively late phase in his career, after a period in which he engaged in direct and documentary photography, when he reverted to the experimental and abstract investigation of photography which characterized his early days in the art world. In the s, Hajek-Halke participated in two exhibitions centered on this photography style.

The juxtaposition of the discrete elements in Untitled Montage is awe-inspiring. Alongside the visual contents and their symbolical meanings, the 1 See cat. Shpilman Institute for Photography, Rather than meeting the viewer's desire to decipher the photograph and to construe what is seen in it, the 3 See Helmut Gernsheim, Creative Photography: Aesthetic Trends — New York: Bonanza Books, , p.

Francisco de Goya's etching The Sleep and the unconscious. Its mythical association with the vampire and define an unidentified architectural space, a type of its ability to transform itself lend it tremendous power. The space The bat's fully spread wings and their transparency is empty of objects, a void which is also one of its indicate that we are faced with either a photogram structural features.

The precise, repetitious regularity or a photograph of a bat corpse placed on a light of the units accumulates into a structure devoid of table , but the way in which it is combined in the substance, a spectral form. The duplication testifies montage revitalizes it, presenting it in mid-flight, and to signification itself as a representation without an furnishing it with a role as a messenger, a harbinger original; it is a presence transformed into a sign, of danger.

Its frozen movement is juxtaposed with which cannot be clearly translated into meaning, an image of the movement of the cold firework rays, hence it undermines the relationship between an image which carries contradictory meanings signifier and signified.

Another layer of the image of beauty, bursting force, and horror, enhancing features a bat, which embodies the oppositions the feeling of a mental storm. The sense of danger between day and night, light and darkness, heaven and instability is heightened by the scaffolding-like and earth mammal and bird , human and beast. In the history title of the image indicates that it is a photographic poet Claude Aveline published in based on a rather horrifying true story about two murdered men who appear to share the same identity, invoking the question, who is the "real" and who is the "fake" one.

The photograph here, created that same year, was possibly intended as a cover or illustration for the book. Tabard's work was presented in a Surrealist context already in , as part of the seminal photography exhibition "Film und Foto" Cinema and Photography in Stuttgart, which sketched the radical evolution of modern photography4 — and presented Tabard, Man Ray, and Max Ernst as representatives of the affinity between modernism and Surrealism in photography.

Manipulated Photography before Photoshop New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, Godine, , pp. Pearson Prentice Hall, That feeling may be caused the door is tightly shut, preventing the penetration of by the artificial, theatrical nature of the presented light.

Another type of deviation is discernible in the photograph also enhances the sense of oddity, the construction of the pictorial perspectival array inspiring the situation with dream or nightmare which does not abide by the known rules: The photograph seems as though it was wall — a wall which is, in fact, the continuation of the extracted from the set of one of Alfred Hitchcock's room's floor that has become elevated.

Perusal of films, who specialized in the creation of mystery the lighting in the depicted space likewise reveals a and suspense. Yale UP, , p. His own figure is thus presented in bourgeois attire, See: Vintage, , p. At the same time, the fact that Breton's figure is placed in the work's realm of visibility horses before him and the temptress behind him.

The table lamp, which assists vision, and his clinging to the microscope's wheel, indeed indicate his attempt to focus the display and by analogy — his aspiration to control the apparatuses of consciousness , but his gaze, which is turned forward to the viewer, is revealed to be frightened, even somewhat threatened by the sight of the uncanny suddenly revealed to his gaze within the familiar. The different items in the picture are located in the space illogically, and such are also the size relations between them a giant microscope versus small horses , only reinforcing the estrangement of the visible, distorting the viewer's orientation in the space; the relinquishment of the "right" proportions likewise enhances — as noted by Benjamin — the profane illumination created by the photograph.

The galloping horses allude to the horses of Plato and Freud. In the dialogue Phaedrus which addresses erotic versus chaste love, Plato likens the ongoing internal conflict between the horses and the driver of a chariot drawn by a two-horse team: In Breton's case, however, the white horse and the charioteer are missing.

The two black horses galloping downward from the microscope the mechanical, the rational , possibly attest to Breton's call to break the fetters of reason and liberate the hidden worlds from the depths of the unconscious. Breton's photomontage thus masterfully illustrates the gist of Surrealism.

The images themselves were extracted from reality and are presented with considerable realism, but their fusion underscores dynamic relations between illusion and reality, infusing the picture with a measure of strangeness, which represents the other gaze, inviting dream-interpretation.

Wittenborn Schultz, , p. Already in Breton declared that "automatic writing, which appeared at the end of the 19th century, is a true photography of thought. The experience of reality as representation constitutes some "marvelous" dimension or "convulsive beauty" — two key concepts of surrealism. Les chants de Maldoror , trans.

הערצת ישבן מיה כליפה Now, as I said, the surrealist photographers rarely used photomontage. She presented an androgynous image of a woman, which differed diametrically from the submissive or seductive female figures presented by the male Surrealists. Through an artful use of light and shadow סקס מסאג סקס עם המורה plaster surface is softened into flesh, as הערצת ישבן מיה כליפה breast of the upper figure fills the concave abdominal curve of the more inviting, idealized cast torso. In addition to different photographic genres — including landscape, portraiture, still life, and documentary photography — he also explored experimental techniques associated with avant-garde photography at the time. Martin Jay, "The Disenchantment of the Eye: Recent decades have seen a renewed interest in Lotar's work: Davis, Nancy Barrett, John H.

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