Neo-Romantic

Refers to the British style affecting art, literature, theater, and film and dating between the 1930s and the 1950s. Influenced by Surrealism, the style is characterized by its emotion and theatricality and works depicting the vulnerability of the human body and personal, visionary landscapes.

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Neo-Romantic
Neo-Romanticism
Neo-Romanticist
neoromantisch Dutch
neoromantiek Dutch
Neorromanticismo Spanish

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Refers to the British style affecting art, literature, theater, and film and dating between the 1930s and the 1950s. Influenced by Surrealism, the style is characterized by its emotion and theatricality and works depicting the vulnerability of the human body and personal, visionary landscapes.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300021476. The J. Paul Getty Trust.