The Hand in the Clouds, 1927 - Yves Tanguy -

The first thing to remember about surrealism is that it isn’t edginess + whimsy, even if that’s what a thousand dorm room posters would have you reduce it to.

The conqueror, 1926 - Rene Magritte -

It is much closer to WWI trenches, and that shouldn’t feel comfortable.

Saint Cecilia (Invisible piano), 1923 - Max Ernst -

Whatever my end in compiling this page – and I’m not sure I know it – I won’t be sticking strictly to a definition. Surrealist vibes only.

Young girl eating a bird (The pleasure), 1927 - Rene Magritte -
By Aquarium, 1961 - Remedios Varo -