Surrealism is an art movement that existed from 1919 to 1939. The believers of this movement called themselves surrealists. Their art directly spoke to large audience. Surrealism is the screaming of realism. Surrealism was said to be the irrational combination of interpretation of subjects. Its primary goal is to make the most familiar objects scream loud.
Surrealism is famous for the visual outputs and writings of surrealists. Artworks of surrealists featurs unexpected juxtapositions and illogical conclusions. Much of Surrealist products were based on Freudian interpretation and abnormal physical, pyschological and mental states like anxiety and panic. They portray reality metaphysically. Surreaalist artists and writers regard their works as expression of philosophical art and understanding.
Surrealism spread all over the globe. It moved media such as visual arts, music, film political thoughts and social theories of many countries translated into different languages. Movement leader Andre Breton even stressed that surrealism was above all a revolutionary movement.