When words fail, art speaks.
Dreams are one of those aspects of life which we question, analyze and ponder every morning when we wake up.
Images and ideas float in our minds as one tries to understand the emotion and connections. Meanwhile, artists are often inspired by the unconscious mind and in this case it’s surrealism.
Surrealism is my favourite 1920s art and literary movement. The greats come to mind such as André Breton (French), Francisco Goya (Spanish), Max Ernst (German), René Magritte (Belgian) and Salvador Dalí (Spanish). It’s amazing to view an alternative degree of content and context in art.
About 30 photographs and video works are on display focusing on the 1970s to present day with some of the best including black and white portraits by Robert Frank, Jem Southam’s never-ending spectacular skies, radiant Irish rainbows and lovely English seascapes. Discover how surrealism creatively transforms the way things are seen. Let your mind wonder and escape into its own irrational reality.