23MAR 2017

Top 3 surrealistic books

Books are the richest and widest storage of human knowledge, experience, and fantasy. Today you can easily find any book on the Internet, but what is better than a new book with freshly printed pages and the real adventure inside?

Books can share with us the experience of the humanity in the most sincere way. Reading makes us wise, intelligent and literate. Books let us think deeply and expand new horizons.

In the modern era, some people replace books with a computer, access to the Internet and, in some cases, even computer games. All the above mentioned can be used to escape the reality and to explore new, surrealistic worlds. But the thing is that modern people nearly forgot about the potential of the world of books. A book can take you anywhere you want, show you parallel universes and surprise you with a deep moral. The list below contains top 3 surrealistic books. Some of them are old, some new, but all must-read.

1. The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov

There are numerous Russian books under the label "must-read", but when it comes to surrealistic literature, the Master and Margarita written by Mikhail Bulgakov is a work of art. It tells the story about the Devil who comes to Moscow and, as a real Devil, makes a lot of troubles. The book is full of amazing characters and events and considered to be the classic of Russian literature of the 20th century.

2. The Sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonnegut

The main characters here presented here by a man and his dog, who get into a chrono-synclastic infundibulum where space and time are stretched. The book provides the alternative view on the Great Wall of China and the Kremlin, shown as the message from Tralfamadore, the society that tries to distort the whole human history.

3. Riddley Walker by Russell Hoban

The book tells the story about the world after a nuclear holocaust. It is written in a brilliantly fractured language and, for sure, was unjustly forgotten. Just give it a try and enjoy!

9FEB 2017

Surrealism in News Media

Surrealism is an issue that could be found almost anywhere in the sphere of popular culture.

Beginning from Salvador Dali who have depicted the fears of the World War in his paintings covering the misery and disgust under shiny colors, the tradition of ’glamouring’ the horrifying becomes more and more actual and up to date. But where those features could be found mostly? Apparently, in the news media.

The news making process has always been complex and multi stadia. Millions of people are occupied in creating news process. But are all those people professional? Do they always have proper education and skills to deliver news? Is the information provided by the news agencies always trustworthy? Well, I suppose, you already know the answer.

If you want to understand where does the news media go you have to refer to Doctor Who series, season 1, episode 7 ’Long game’. The far future of the human civilization is depicted there. All the plot is happening in the news station which is based on a satellite. There is only one news company which is monopolist in its scope and has full control on the process of news production and transmission. I really do not want to uncover all the mystery if you have never watched Doctor Who before. My main point is that there is always someone hiding behind the news. Someone, who has his own profit from the certain information delivered to all the ears of the world. People, who have watched the series perfectly understand what I mean. And what about those who have not watched them yet... Well, you really should, especially if you are interested in the modern surrealistic products.

You will never know which kind of reality is hidden under the bright picture on the TV or laptop screen. It is always vague and impossible to understand. Go to CNN, BBC or other news media and compare the style and type of information. Your mission is try to found out which is the message these companies give us. What do they want? What is their profit? What tools are they using to achieve their goals?

After you have answered these questions, write them down on a paper and put it on a place where you can always see it. On your fridge, for example. And don’t forget to read this paper aloud any time you here about ’breaking news’.

And do you know what is the most surrealistic about the news media? Most of the people will never know that they deal with surrealism.

09OCT 2018
Surreal Photographers list

Surreal Photographers list

Whenever Patty Maher had been a 7th grade student, her art instructor advised the girl to cease following art in school because she had “no real imaginative talent.” Today, this Canadian professional photographer has over eight thousand followers on Flickr and a stronger profile of self-portrait and fine-art photography. She discovered this passion five years ago, while building…

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29SEP 2018
Surreal digital art

Surreal digital art

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Surreal Movies

Surreal Movies

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09SEP 2018
Surrealism Eyes

Surrealism Eyes

As a result of redesign of Guggenheim.org, past events prior to 2008 are archived externally; visiting these pages will start a fresh screen. Arranged by Andreas Beyer, presents an array of more or less 120 works from private assortment of Richard and Ulla Dreyfus-Best. Made out of the center Ages to the current day, the paintings, sculptures, drawings, and artifacts reveal the…

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30AUG 2018
Surreal drawings

Surreal drawings

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20AUG 2018
Retro-Futuristic

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The path from previous to future has become delightfully twisted within our modern age. Among the better new technologies mix old methods with brand new. They treat the computer and electronics never as a different entity, but for its possible hybridization. Plus one great example of which gamut inc, a project that explores instrumental-electronic communications. Creators Marion…

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10AUG 2018
Magritte Surrealism

Magritte Surrealism

The new Magritte event, opening on Museum of contemporary Art, offers a welcome chance to reassess the artist s devote the history of 20th century art. Magritte ended up being affiliated with the surrealists, and is frequently viewed as a paradigm exemplar of the movement-perhaps also it many identifiable exemplar. That, i do believe, is an error. Magritte has contact with surrealism…

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31JUL 2018
Surrealism In art

Surrealism In art

Alberto Giacometti, The Palace at 4 a.m. , 1932, wood, cup, cable, and sequence, 63.5 x 71.8 x 40 cm (The Museum of contemporary Art, NY) very crucial and subversive movements for the 20th century, Surrealism flourished especially in the 1920s and 1930s and provided a radical alternative to the rational and formal characteristics of Cubism. Unlike Dada, from where in many ways it…

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