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Surrealists

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Creative movement founded in Paris in 1920s.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jean Arp
Sculptor
16-Sep-1887 7-Jun-1966 Avant-garde sculptor, Dadaist
André Breton
Author
18-Feb-1896 28-Sep-1966 Manifeste du Surréalisme
Leonora Carrington
Painter
6-Apr-1917 25-May-2011 Last surviving Surrealist
Salvador Dali
Painter
11-May-1904 23-Jan-1989 Surrealist painter
Max Ernst
Painter
2-Apr-1891 1-Apr-1976 The Virgin Spanking the Christ Child
Leonor Fini
Painter
30-Aug-1907 18-Jan-1996 Surrealist painter, sex kitten
Joan Miró
Painter
20-Apr-1893 25-Dec-1983 The most surrealist of them all
Meret Oppenheim
Artist
6-Oct-1911 15-Nov-1985 Fur-covered teacup
Pablo Picasso
Painter
25-Oct-1881 8-Apr-1973 Abstract painter and sculptor


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