Talk Past event Tuesday, 28 January 2020

Surrealism Then and Now - with Shona Heath

Join us for an exploration of the enduring influence of surrealism

  • The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre, V&A South Kensington

  • Tickets cost £15.00 - £18.00

    Includes wine reception.

Past Event
Surrealism Then and Now - with Shona Heath photo

Celebrating the workings of the mind and championing the irrational, surrealism’s appeal has endured to the present day. Shona Heath, acclaimed set designer and designer of the current V&A exhibition ‘Tim Walker: Wonderful Things', will discuss the origins of surrealist art and its continued influence on contemporary culture. She is joined by V&A Curator of Photographs Susanna Brown, Sotheby’s Senior Director of Impressionist & Modern Art Tania Remoundos, and Sotheby's Head of Photographs Brandei Estes.

Background image: Francis Picabia, 'Sous les oliviers (Coquetterie)', circa 1924-27