Which word was coined from the
other: surrealism or surreal?
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Anything that displays the qualities of
surrealism (e.g. tries to make us more conscious of the sub-conscious) is
surreal. The word derives from the French surréalisme, beyond realism. It was coined during WWI
by Guillaume Apollinaire, then was adopted by Andre Breton as the name of an
art movement he launched in 1924 with the Manifeste de
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