The questions that follow relate to the image which is taken from the genre' called Surrealism in art. Surrealism is also a genre' that is studied in Dramatic Arts. Writers and artists of this style looked for a new reality based on artistic truth, defined as the subconscious dream state of mind. They achieved their effect by mixing the familiar with the strange.
Please answer in paragraphs.
1. What is your first impression of the picture? (5)
2. How does this picture relate to your life?(5)
3. What is so 'strange' about this picture?(5)
4. What is so 'familiar' about this picture?(5)
5. In what way is this picture fitting for the times in which we are living? (10)
6. In your words, describe what you understand by 'Surrealism'. (2)