Un Chien Andalou

Un Chien Andalou Poster Dalií and BuñuelRecently I have been reading about “les années folles” also known as the Golden Years. It refers mostly to 1920’s France and the rise of the Modernism, Surrealism, and Cubism as well as an increase of nihilism and a general return to the principals of the enlightenment.  art movement and the avant-garde. The modernist movement never made much sense to me before now, and even now all of the pieces haven’t  quite fit together yet. Its strange to me that from the same movement you get Gertrude Stein, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Pablo Picasso, and Salvador Dalí. There was so much going on. Mostly, everyone was trying to resolve the pit in their stomach that came from the end of the first world war. Cut to, Un Chien Andalou.  Continue reading “Un Chien Andalou”