Annie Stephens grew up in a little home in Ottawa Ontario with four other small wild and barefoot sisters. Educated at the kitchen table, their world was often self-created realities stepped into or put to paper, paper secrets and bantam bones, skinned knees, ghosts found and some conjured. Today Ann
Sandy Skoglund is an American photographer and installation artist.
Skoglund creates surrealist images by building elaborate sets or tableaux, furnishing them with carefully selected colored furniture and other objects, a process of which takes her months to complete. Finally, she photographs the
Andre Breton's hallucinatory approach to poetry emerged as a reaction against the tiresome literary conventions of Paris in the 1920s. Abandoning traditional notions of creativity and promoting the philosophical and political ideals of the Surrealist movement, Breton's highly stylized yet spontane