The Surrealist development was established in Paris 1924 by a gathering of artists and writers who looked to channel the oblivious for the purpose of opening the force of the creative energy. Despising logic and scholarly authenticity, and effectively impacted by Sigmund Freud, the Surrealists accepted the dominant personality curbing the strength of the creative ability, inculcating them with restrictions. Affected likewise by Karl Marx, the Surrealist trusted that the mind had the ability to uncover the disagreements in the world. Their accentuation on the force of the creative energy places them in the convention of Romanticism, however, compared to their forebears; they accepted that disclosures could be found in the city and regular life. The Surrealist drive to tap the subliminal personality, and their hobbies in myth and primitivism, went ahead to shape the Abstract Expressionists, and they stay powerful today.
Two of the museums that render displays of surrealist collections are MOMA and the Metropolitan Surrealist collections. MOMA or the Museum of the Modern Art tries to make a dialog between the created and the trial, the past and the present, in a domain that is receptive to the issues of advanced and contemporary craftsmanship, while being accessible to the people - from researchers to the youths.
The Museum of Modern Art is dedicated to being the foremost museum of modern art in the world. The main strength of the museum is in its commitment to establish, document, and persevere a long lasting collection that mirrors complexity, vitality, as well as unfolding patterns of modern art.
The strengths of the museum lie on its location. The museum is situated in New York City. New York is one of the most highly visited places in America. The building of the museum is also its strength. The building is so huge and spacious and the arts are well-arranged. Getting an admission to MOMA is also easy. MOMA also offers free admission on some nights. The line up to get the free tickets was also fast. But then, people have to queue for a while to get a view of the day-pack. Moreover, the museum is a very busy one with lots of people visiting. Nevertheless, people still get to appreciate the different artworks on display. Despite the wide area of the building, it was fairly easy to locate the sections where sculptures and paintings were displayed. If there is one weakness that MOMA has, that would be the high cost of admission tickets which amount to $25.
The exhibits in MOMA include The Persistence of Memory by Salvador Dali. The main theme in this artwork is time. This masterpiece gives a vision of tangible dreams as well as credible appearances. The museum also offers written works of human experience and modernist thought. There are also paintings and sculptures. For MOMA, modern art is about transcending national boundaries. The masterpieces involve all sorts of visual expressions such as drawings, illustrated books, drawings, architecture and design and photography. The arrangements of the artworks are grouped into their respective categories. Hence, it is easier to locate the artworks.
On the other hand, the Metropolitan Museum of Art seeks to collect, study, conserve, as well as present vital artworks across all cultures and periods so as to connect the people to knowledge, creativity, and ideas. The MET collection includes masterpieces such as Gallery 913: Magritte, Eternally Obvious Balthus, Therese Picasso, Nude Standing by the Seal Fatal Attraction and other famous Surrealist photographs.
The strengths of the Metropolitan Museum of Art are in its location. The museum is situated in New York City and New York is one of the most visited states by people coming from across the world. Moreover, the exhibitions in the museum are diverse and innovative. The Metropolitan Museum of Art consists of masterpieces ranging from drawings, sculptures, photographs, and costumes. The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is also active in engaging its visitors. This is evident in the way the museum has ventured on online display of artworks. Through the help of the internet, Metropolitan Museum of Art is able to address the visitors from all over the world. The museum also offers various forms of events, concerts, lectures, as well as education programs. The museum highly places great emphasis on culture. Hence, with the leadership of Campbell, the museum continues to increase the number of visitors they have each day. Moreover, the museum has transformed most of its displays. Most of the displays many years ago were mostly scholarly publications, scholarly exhibitions. The management saw the need to add more creativity to the general collections. The management made sure that when people visit the museum, they would not only be amazed by the uniqueness and beauty of different art forms but also understand the story behind those displays. Therefore, the management ensured the availability and accessibility of information in various languages. What is nice in the Metropolitan Museum is the presence of curators who willingly discuss the art displays. One of the weaknesses of the museum is its involvement in a controversy regarding admission fraud.