|Years active||1920s - ?1960s|
|Major figurs||Breton, Dalí, Ernst, Magritte|
|Influenced||Abstract expressionism, Post-modrenism|
Surrealism is a cultural muivement that began in the early 1920s, an is best kent for its veesual airtwirks an writins. The aim wis tae "resolve the previously contradictory conditions o dream an reality". Airtists pentit unnervin, illogical scenes wi photographic preceesion, creatit strange creaturs frae everyday objects an developed pentin techniques that allaed the unconscious tae express itsel.