The exhibition explores five different themes which show how women surrealist artists created artworks which challenged and subverted tradition. These themes are landscape, portrait, still life, interior and fantasy.
Traditionally, portraiture has represented women as passive muses or erotic objects. This was strongly evident in art by the male…Read more
Women surrealist artists subvert the traditional landscape in different ways. Rock formations, beaches and desert sandscapes take…Read more
Interiors in the world of women surrealist artists become strange, unfamiliar and uncanny spaces. They oppose the traditional view…Read more
Traditional still life painting usually features subject matter such as arrangements of food, flowers or objects. Women surrealists…Read more
Fantastic scenarios played a significant role in women surrealists' artistic production. Fantasy offers fertile ground to…Read more