Surrealist Painting - Influences and Iterations in Japan

Pola Museum of Art

poster for Surrealist Painting - Influences and Iterations in Japan
[Image: Salvador Dali "Invisible Lion, Horse, Sleeping Woman" (1930) Pola Museum collection]

This event has ended.

*Pola Museum of Art is temporarily closed on Apr. 4 and Apr. 5.
*In an effort to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), POLA Museum of Art announces a temporarily closure on March 28-29, 2020.

※The exhibition period has been shortened. (Originally 2019/12/15–2020/4/5).

Surrealism, led by French poet Andre Breton has been one of the most influential art movements of the 20th century. The surrealists criticized the rationality-based thinking of the modern age, instead, they were influenced by psycho-analysis and delved deep into the unconscious world in pursuit of a new reality or “super-reality”. This exhibition is the first to trace the roots of the surrealist movement and the birth of surrealist paintings and shine a spotlight on the development of surrealism in Japan.



from December 15, 2019 to April 03, 2020
Closed on March 28th and 29th.



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