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Featuring dozens of works dating from the 1920s to the present day, this exhibition demonstrates the deep currents Surrealism sent through the international art world beginning in the first half of the 20th century. The exhibition reveals this movement’s enduring grip on the imaginations of artists in the United States and around the world. Learn more

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Francesca Woodman, House #4, Providence, Rhode Island, 1975-1976, 1975/76. Gelatin silver print. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, gift from The Howard and Donna Stone Collection, © 1975-1976 Francesca Woodman
Enrico Baj, Le General Mechant et Decore (Angry General with Decorations), 1961. Oil, fabric, G-string, beads, metal, ribbons, lace, metal string, colored glass, leather buttons, and medals. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, gift of Joseph and Jory Shapiro
Paul Sarkisian, Night with Raping Wave, 1963. Watercolor, paper collage, and asphalt in wood and glass frame. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, gift of Joseph and Jory Shapiro, © 1963 Paul Sarkisian

TOP IMAGE: René Magritte (Belgium, 1898–1967), Les merveilles de la nature (The Wonders of Nature), 1953. Oil on canvas. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, MCA#1982.48, gift of Joseph and Jory Shapiro, © René Magritte/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago


The Conjured Life: The Legacy of Surrealism  is organized by the Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University. This presentation builds upon the exhibition Surrealism: The Conjured Life organized by Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago and generously supported by The Pritzker Traubert Collection Exhibition Fund, Helen and Sam Zell, Carol and Douglas Cohen, Carolyn S. Bucksbaum, Anonymous, Betsy and Andrew Rosenfield, Richard and Ellen Sandor Family, and Mary E. Ittelson.The Cantor Arts Center gratefully acknowledges support of this presentation from The Loughlin Family Exhibition Fund, The Clumeck Endowment Fund, The Elizabeth Swindells Hulsey Exhibitions Endowment Fund, the Contemporary Collectors Circle, and Museum Members

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