Artists within this category of Surrealism preferred the unsettling effects from juxtaposing unexpected, dissociated but identifiable elements. Images were chosen from free association and dreams. Events in the artists' subconscious mind were revealed through the process of automatism.
Freud's theories about free association and dream recall were also used.
The Menaced Assassin, 1926
Time Transfixed, 1939
Perspective: Madame Recamier by David, 1956
Persistence of Memory, 1931
Mountain lake, Telephone, 1940
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