Tag Archives: surrealist

No 353 Frida Kahlo

“I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone, because I am the person I know best.” Frida Kahlo. Today I came across an interesting link (via Rosie) to “8 Female Surrealists Who Are Not Frida Kahlo” which is an … Continue reading

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No 332 Salvador Dali

“There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.” Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, Marqués de Dalí de Pubol, known as Salvador Dalí, was born on 11th … Continue reading

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No 301 Leonora Carrington

“Art is a magic which makes the hours melt away and even days dissolve into seconds.” Leonora Carrington, a British-born–Mexican artist, surrealist painter and novelist, who was born on April 6, 1917. I was unaware of Leonora Carrington until I read Mike’s review of … Continue reading

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No 297 Max Ernst

“Art has nothing to do with taste. Art is not there to be tasted.” Max Ernst, who was born on April 2, 1891 and died on April 1, 1976.

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No 241 H R Giger

“There is hope and a kind of beauty in there somewhere, if you look for it.” H R Giger, who was born in Switzerland on 5 February 1940.  

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No 210 Yves Tanguy

“The painting develops before my eyes, unfolding its surprises as it progresses. It is this which gives me the sense of complete liberty, and for this reason I am incapable of forming a plan or making a sketch beforehand.” Yves … Continue reading

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