Surrealism

Storm in a furry teacup? There was much more to Meret Oppenheim than her most famous work

Kunstmuseum Bern's major survey on the Swiss Surrealist aims to give an account of her long and varied career

The global appeal of Surrealism explored in exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

New York show, which will travel to London next year, looks at how the movement inspired artists around the world long into the 20th century

Surrealism, Sickert, Cézanne and Cornelia Parker’s exploding shed: what to see at Tate in 2022

British artist Hew Locke has been selected for Tate Britain’s Duveen Galleries commission, while Barbara Hepworth gets a survey at Tate St Ives

Señor Mustache Mustache and a sinister taco-seller: Leonora Carrington's son on the colourful characters inspiring the next Venice Biennale

Gabriel Weisz Carrington recalls the fantastical tales imagined by his Surrealist artist mother that informed the title for next year’s big art event

Slavery: the groundbreaking Dutch exhibition confronting colonial history

Plus, Leonora Carrington's Surrealist children's book behind the next Venice Biennale and Rubens's landscapes reunited after 200 years

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'Art is our spiritual oxygen': new shows to see in London and New York

We discuss Matthew Barney, Igshaan Adams, Eileen Agar and Louise Bourgeois

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At home with the Surrealists: Leonora Carrington's Mexico City house and studio to open to the public

University-led project prepares artist's home of 65 years and its 8,000 objects for guided tours starting later this year

Trove of Surrealist publications and paintings donated to Dutch museum

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen's gift from collectors Laurens Vancrevel and Frida de Jong “opens up new horizons on surrealist activities”, says expert

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Remembering Luchita Hurtado, painter, eco-warrior and witness to a century of art

The Venezuelan artist— associated with the founders of European Surrealism and the New York School in the 1940s—centred her art on nature and her own life story, and became a sensation in her 99th year

'We are all Surrealists now': how life with Leonora Carrington prepared me for coronavirus lockdown

Joanna Moorhead, the biographer and relative of the rediscovered Surrealist woman artist, talks about learning to adventure creatively from the confines of home

Surrealism: what was Britain's role?

Plus, Independent Art Fair's director on New York's changing gallery landscape. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793

How to buy a... René Magritte

The artist’s trademark motifs make his work easily recognisable and desirable—but there is more to this Surrealist than apples and bowler hats

Here come the 'angels of anarchy': Surrealist women to steal the shows in 2020

Exhibitions in UK, Europe and US speak to growing public appetite for scholarship on the women of art history

At last, Dora Maar emerges from her lover Picasso’s shadow

Major survey of the Surrealist photographer at Centre Pompidou will travel to Tate Modern and the Getty Center

Bonus podcast: Dorothea Tanning show comes to Tate Modern

The full, unedited cut from our discussion with Alyce Mahon, the exhibition’s curator. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

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Surreal ideas about sex: how Dorothea Tanning and Leonor Fini resisted being pigeonholed by their gender

On The Art Newspaper podcast this week, we explore the life and work of two women connected to Surrealism whose work had until recently been overlooked

Don’t call me a woman artist: overlooked Surrealists. Plus, Klimt/Schiele

We talk to Alyce Mahon, the curator of the Dorothea Tanning exhibition in Madrid, and adviser for the Leonor Fini show in New York about the art and life of the two surrealist artists. Plus, as a spate of shows open in Europe and the US, we discuss how Klimt and Schiele compare. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

The art of the Great British Bake Off

Art UK's Twitter hashtag encourages an arty take on the popular Channel 4 programme

Surrealist Dorothea Tanning finally gets long-merited major survey

Show of artist whose work “undermines old idea of Surrealism being about the objectification of women” opens in Madrid before travelling to London

Surrealism in the digital age: Beirut exhibition looks at new wave of 20th-century art movement

Show at Lebanon's Aishti Foundation is last in a trilogy exploring its vast private collection before its first solo presentation of Albert Oehlen

Chicago’s Surrealists get the homecoming they deserve at the Arts Club

An exhibition at the historic members club recognises a lesser known group of artists

The best—and worst—of Magritte is on show at SFMoMA

The “philosophical painter” poses age-old questions about what the senses apprehend, what awareness and reflection contribute, and how we know

World tour of Cairo’s Surrealists comes to Tate Liverpool

Show examines role of Art et Liberté in international fight against fascism, nationalism and colonialism

Fever dreams: on Delirious at the Met Breuer

An exhibition on post-war art proves a little too ambitious

“Live” restoration of Dalí painting in Rotterdam

The conservation of Dalí’s Landscape with a Girl Skipping will be visible to the public

Swiss centre set to open in Lens to honour Pierre Arnaud

The new arts centre will present two annual exhibitions, starting with 'Divisionism'

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Investigating under Ernst’s surfaces at the Fondation Beyeler

Technical analysis could reveal secrets of rare Ernst plaster sculpture

Exhibition at Hamburger Kunsthalle to approach Giacometti as an early land artist

The Swiss artist’s unrealised sculptural compositions are on loan from the Guggenheim Collection

Pompidou promotes Dalí as forerunner to performance art in new exhibition

The chaotic layout of the show is designed to embrace the theatricality and madness of the great artist

Sale reports: Impressionist and Modern, Surrealism, and Contemporary

Peaks for best modern and contemporary artists High prices for works by Miró, Bacon, Moore and Richter are reminiscent of the boom

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Surrealist women artists follow Alice’s footsteps in new exhibition

Female surrealists are having their day in the sun at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (Lacma)

Dalí foundation fights the forgers

A conference in Catalonia will hopefully solve the ongoing problem with fake multiples in the market

Salvador Dalí tea set for V&A

Will be shown in Surreal Things exhibition next year

Dalí must be re-assessed is the message of the Palazzo Grassi’s huge exhibition

Curator Ades aims to rehabilitate the artist as one of the great epic painters and thinkers of his generation

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The supply of surrealism on the art market means that collectors can still tap into this movement

The Surrealism sections of the February sales in London were the only to produce sparkling results

Salvador Dalí at the Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami: Dream of Venus

An exploration of Dalí’s boundary-breaking pavilion finds its way into a contemporary museum

Art programmes examine Auerbach and wrestle with the Surrealist subconscious

Recent programmes have focussed on the artist Frank Auerbach and the Tate Surrealism show

What's on in New York: From Neo-Classicism to Pop Art

A Rothko double-header at PaceWildenstein and Washburn, Lichtenstein’s brushstrokes legacy at Mitchell-Innes & Nash while Gagosian installs “Brushstroke” at the Seagram building Plaza

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The appeal of the surreal comes to Tate in massive new Surrealism show

It will be the first major exhibition devoted to Surrealism in over 20 years

The once and future MoMA: The museum's double role plays out across two exhibitions

Across two venues MoMA presents one exhibition examining the past, while a collaboration on another focuses on the future of art

Books: Recognising the writer, Dalí

A new collection draws attention towards a neglected part of the Surrealist's output

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How Surrealism has shaped the self-portraits of three generations of women artists

Women and Surrealism at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Books: Shame, shyness and self-obsession in new Dalí monograph

Ian Gibson on Surrealism as an escape and the façade of eccentricity

Pre-Post-Human Dalí on show at Schloss Charlottenburg

Five hundred sculptures, prints and drawings courtesy of the Stratton Foundation

Interview with Antonio Pitxot on Dalí: Portrait of the artist as a young man

The artist's long time friend sheds light on the artist as he was, ahead of the Hayward Gallery exhibition on his early works

Werner Spies on Ernst as the inventor of the Surrealist universe

Spies, art critic and friend of the Surrealist, talks about his exhibition opening this month at the Tate Gallery

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