San Rafael -
As spring blossoms out, the points of interest for art lovers in the San Francisco Bay area are abundant. Like the those 'April rain showers' that bring forth the flowers, like the rhyme says, is so true for the local artistic scene.
The rainy and yet summer-like weekend of Nov. 5 and 6 was a busy one for surreal artist Cynthia Tom. She opened her art studio at 1890 Bryant for an Open Studios weekend while preparing for a more formal gallery showing.
Surrealist artist Cynthia Tom has been anticipating the installation of her "Discards & Variances — Tales from a Chinese American Family" exhibit at Route One Gallery in Point Reyes, nestled in one of Marin County's most rustically beautiful enclaves.
New York -
On now through April 21st at the Morgan Library and Museum in New York, 'Drawing Surrealism' examines the role and function of drawing in the surrealist art movement. It's fascinating for both artists and non-artists alike.
Google has honoured the Spanish surrealist painter Juan Gris with a doodle to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the artist's birth in Madrid. The search engine's logo has been turned into a cubist artwork in the style of the painter.
PARIS - In 1928, filmmaker Luis Bunuel and his Spanish compatriot, the painter Salvator Dali, collaborated on a film that would be as fantastic and original as the creative method they used.First, Bunuel recounted later, he and Dali told each other the...
Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Surrealist artist Cynthia Tom has a whimsical side. Yet even at her most playful, she is always mindful of important issues and concerns facing women and all aspects of society. The painting she is standing next to is entitled, "I wish umbrellas could protect our women and children."
Salvador Dali's 1929 "The Great Masturbator," valued over $80 million.