Photo Feature by Ernesto Gonzalez Diaz
HAVANA TIMES – Surrealism is an artistic movement or creative style that emerged in France in the 1920s, as part of the artistic avant-garde. It has its fundamental bases in the Dadaism of Tristan Tzara and its main exponent was the writer André Breton. It was a time when photographers and writers worked closely together, some writers even took their own photographs to illustrate their texts. Salvador Dali, Man Ray, Bill Brandt, Marcel Duschamp, among other prominent artists were its main followers during the tremendous creative revolution experienced in the decades of the 1920s and 30s, the so-called interwar period.
Surrealism aims to surpass the real by promoting the irrational and the dreamlike. Surrealist photography will try to express what the world of the subconscious and drea