The Dada movement and then the Surrealists appeared in the First World War aftermath with a bang. The author describes Dada with its dynamic free-thinkers, and the Surrealists with their aversive resistance to the system.
Megan McShane is an art historian who received her Ph.D. from Emory University. Specializing in avant-garde European art during the Great Wars, she was a Violence Studies Fellow at Emory, where she received the President's writing award for research on women's issues. She further developed her interest in artists under Vichy at the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies in Washington D.C. last year.
I. Giorgio de Chirico - Inspirer of Surrealism II. War and Dada III. Dada, the beginning of Surrealism IV. Dada outside Zurich V. Dada in Paris VI. The Development of Surrealism VII. The Surrealists before Surrealism Max Erst Yves Tanguy Joan Miro Andre Masson Rene Magritte Salvador Dali Paul Delvaux VIII. Surrealism without boundaries Chronology List of Illustrations