David Schirm (b. 1945), I Have Looked in There and it Scares Me, 1998; oil on canvas, 49 3/8 x 58 1/4 inches; Purchased with funds from Ami and Warren Greatbatch, 1999
From Another Realm: Surreal Inclinations in Art
On View Saturday, January 23–Sunday, July 11, 2010
Some artwork challenges us to see the world in unexpected ways. Artists have the power to startle our expectations through works that tap dreams, personal experiences, provocative literature, and pure, unfettered fantasies. Different degrees of surreal vision were explored through varied approaches.