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Surrealism

Melting clocks, faceless humans, weird landscapes--all of these were hallmarks of the Surrealist movement. In this BrainPOP movie on Surrealism, Tim and Moby will teach you what, exactly, all of it means! Discover how artists in the first few decades of the 20th Century found new ways to interpret the world around them. You’ll learn about the role that Sigmund Freud played in the development of new artistic movements, as well as how artists struggled to depict a dreamlike world that depicted both the conscious and subconscious minds. Plus, you’ll meet famous Surrealists like Salvador Dalí, and find out how they tried to redefine reality itself!

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