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Art Movements in Art History - Surrealism

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Introduction to Surrealism
The transitional phase between Dada and Surrealism is a period of some confusion, as the
evolution of changes in approach, motives and intentions is clouded by overlapping
chronology, personal clashes between Breton and the Dadaists (some of whom were to
become Surrealists), and ambiguities as to the relation of the work of individual artists to
changing emphases more

Surrealists Artists
Arp belonged to both the Dada and Surrealist movements and his work did not alter
substantially when he changed allegiance. The issue then emerges of where that difference
may lie. The suggestion has been made that it lies in the titles he appended to his works more

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