Tag Archives: Surrealism

The Influence of Atelier 17: Part Two

This Part Two of The Influence of Atelier 17. To read the introduction and see the first list of artists, A – L, please click here. • • ◊ • • Ezio Martinelli (American: 1913 – 1981): “Net and Triton” 1957; … Continue reading

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The Influence of Atelier 17: Part One

Atelier 17 was founded in 1927 by Stanley William Hayter, a British chemist turned artist. By the end of his directorship, a position he undertook for nearly 5 decades, his studio had welcomed hundreds of artists, both well known and … Continue reading

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The Treasure Hunt: Part V

In our fifth installment in a series of small online exhibitions, the focus is on women printmakers. The role of women in the printmaking world was often largely overlooked, in part because the social circumstances of the time. However, there … Continue reading

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The Treasure Hunt: Part IV

In our fourth installment in a series of small online exhibitions, the focus is on architecture: the beauty in the construction, aging, and decline of the structures we use in our daily lives, the bridges we travel on, places of … Continue reading

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1930’s Surrealist prints and Atelier 17, Paris

The Surrealist movement grew out of the anti-art Dada movement of 1918 and the 1920’s. Dada hoped to move the world in a new direction, away from the nationalistic, materialistic and industrial ideals that had spawned World War I but … Continue reading

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