Automatic response after watching the film Tourist Trap (1979) Yes the broken manikin is the ending, this is a film about endings like all mannequins are in fact over and done with humans (wait, who with whom?) Discarded mentality is what this flurry of axes with makeup, how their lovely mouths flip open with a [...]
"Penelope Rosemont once said, “in a sense, all outsider art is surrealist art…” And this was the singular inspiration for this collection. Here, Surrealists are teamed with stalwarts of Fluxus, renegades that have no compass, as well as Outsiders who have rejected the false map of convention. “Be capable of the marvelous” was our call. [...]
Mariusze Figle, a surrealist emergence from subcarpathian Poland. You can check out their blog here. mushrooms-man on the bank of great water separating two black lands at the moment of vision
This microscopic moment was spotted on June 10, 2018 by Guy Girard who was accompanying Jason Abdelhadi and Amber Craig through the marché aux puces in Saint-Ouen. Photo by JA.
June 7-10, 2018 Revolutionary Imagination: Chicago Surrealism from Object to Activism Exhibitions, Film, History, Theory, Manifestoes, Theater, Poetry, & Music ... at Various Locations in Chicago Why Surrealism? Why Chicago? Why Now? Why Not? Celebrating the 1968 Chicago Surrealist Protest Show at 50 years! 1968: Object by Robert Green, poetry byFranklin Rosemont (Barbara’s Bookstore [...]
http://www.fresh-dirt.us/ Fresh Dirt, the deep South’s newest artistic collective researching practicing Surrealism in the 21st Century, will host an exhibition & creative soire’ in May! The collective is an offspring of previous incarnations, it’s member’s having originated activities as early as 1974 in Tuscaloosa, infamously known as Raudelunas, out of which birthed the first Birmingham [...]
LaDonna Smith: As I step on a mass of meat on the sidewalk, it sucks me right into it, like quicksand! I struggle to break through only to be seriously sinking. Before I know it, I am like treading water, but it is really wine! I am getting a little tipsy from the bouquet, and [...]
A Green Ceramic Creature signed “Sharon MacDonald, H., 1914” Price: 1.99 This object seems very good for what it is. On the one hand it is clearly dog, but on the other, it isn’t at all. It is quite smooth and green. When I first glanced it, I assumed it was something more particular. My [...]