Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/24

Click to flip

24 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
Surreal
"Beyond reality"
Describes imagery that is dream-like, eerie, bizarre, disoriented, fantasy, mysterious.
Surrealists
Love: randomness
Irrationality
Absurdity
Experimenting
Main Influences
New Science of Psychology
The research into the inner-workings of the human brian
Sigmund Freud's theories and his practice of psychoanalysis
Dream Interpretation
Horrors of WW I and II and the upheaval and disorientation that accompanied these wars
Time Period
Late 1920's to Early 1950's
Frottage
To Rub
The technique in which you rub over various surfaces to make impressions of rich textures and use these to create imaginary scenes, creatures or figures.
"Automatic" drawing/writing
performed without conscious intention
Rorschach Ink Blot
how it is made, what it was used for (psychoanalysis)
"Exquisite Corpse"
a "parlor game" mystery collaboration
Decalomania
technique- painting freely on paper and printing this image onto glassy surface. Used to create surprising, imaginative pictures.
Change of Scale
Strange and irregular sizes of objects
Defying laws of physics
impossible physical feats (trains levitating; flying telephones; floating apples; etc...)
Juxtapositions
things placed together in a picture that seem like odd combinations; or that create an impossible scenerio.
Transformation
objects and people that mysteriously change (people become rocks; birds made of wood)
Burning Giraffe
Salvador Dali
1930
Time Transfixed
Rene Magrieet
1939
The Heart String
Rene Magrieet
1960
The Human Condition
1933
Two Ambiguous Figures
Max Ernst
1920
The Palace at Four A.M.
Alberto Giacometti
1932
The Persistence of Memory
Salvador Dali
1933
The Inigma of Hitler
Salvador Dali
1941
Sleep
Dali
de Chirico
buildings in the way
towers
flags/boxes
R.E.M. Sleep
Rapid Eye Movement
When most vivid episodes of dreaming occur by waking sleepers during REM periods.
Enables us to work more accurately with the images, symbols and other physic events