Persistence of Memory in Surrealist Art

The Persistence of Memory (1931) by Salvador Dalí | Image source:

As an art movement that aimed to depict the subconscious, many critics found Surrealism unnerving and illogical. But that was exactly the point —an alternative mode of expression. The Surrealist art movement was founded and led by André Breton in 1924. He defined it as “psychic automatism in its pure state, by which one proposes […]