The Mystery Beneath
Surrealist works from the permanent collection, 1/25-4/13, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art. 608-257-0158
Organized by the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City, the critically acclaimed Real/Surreal exhibition will be presented by the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art (MMoCA) from late January until early April 2014. Featuring works of art by major American artists, such as Edward Hopper and Andrew Wyeth, Real/Surreal will be one of the most important exhibitions in the region this year. With its emphasis on Surrealism, the exhibition highlights an art movement with great popular appeal.
“The exhibition takes an unusual approach,” stated Richard Axsom, MMoCA Curator. “Real/Surreal focuses on the tension and connections between two powerful currents in twentieth-century art: realism and Surrealism, rather than featuring just one well-known art movement.” The term realism broadly refers
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