Guillaume Apollinaire uses the word surrealist for the first time.
The artists André Breton and Louis Aragon meet.
March: The Littérature journal, which is directed by André Breton, Louis Aragon and Philippe Soupault, publishes its first issue.
May: Automatic writing is born from the hands of André Breton and Philippe Soupault when drafting The Magnetic Fields.
January 17th: the artist Tristan Tzara disembarks in Paris.
January 23rd: Le Palais des fêtes in Paris has the first Literature Friday.
May 30th: Publication of the Magnetic Fields at Sans Pareil.
April 14th: Separation of André Breton and Tristan Tzara during a final demonstration of Dadaism.
May 13th: Scandal in the Barrés trial hall of the Learned Societies.
December: There is a collective exhibition of works by Joan Miró and Man Ray in Paris
Creation of the "motion blur", which will become Surrealism in 1924
Mars: new publication of Littérature
April: André Breton finally quits the Dada movement
July: Tristan Tzara organizes an evening at the Michel Theater with the Russian poet Iliazd.
September: Artist André Breton meets poet Saint-Pol-Roux.
October 15th: Writer André Breton publishes the Surrealist Manifesto
December 1st: The first copy of The Surrealist Revolution is published
June: The Pierre Gallery holds an exhibition of artist Joan Miro in Paris
August: On the occasion of the war in Morocco, the surrealism movement turns to communism
March: Man Ray creates a scandal with his Oceanic statues, called indecent, exhibited in Paris
January: The founder of Surrealism, André Breton joins the Communist Party.
June: the Surrealist Gallery holds an exhibition of paintings made by Yves Tanguy.
Un Chien Andalou, famous surrealist film, by Salvador Dali and Luis Buñuel is presented to the public for the first time.
June: The Variety magazine publishes a special issue: "Surrealism in 1929".
October: The film Un Chien Andalou by Salvador Dali and Luis Buñuel is screened in the studio 28 of Paris
March: The third Surrealist Manifesto by Robert Desnos is published
June: The second Surrealist Manifesto is published by Éditions Kra.
July: The first issue of Surrealism in the service of the revolution, led by André Breton, is published
First exhibition of surrealist artists (Dali, De Chirico, Ernst, Miró) in Hartford, United States.
Salvador Dali and Luis Buñuel come back with the Golden Age film
The Association of Revolutionary Writers and Artists is created
A surrealist exhibition is held In New York
May: The Prague Devestil group joins the Surrealist movement.
June: The Minotaure surrealist journal publishes its first issue
Salvador Dali visits the City of New York
The Royal Museum holds an exhibition of surrealist works in Brussels
February: The artist Alberto Giacometti is ousted from the group.
April 9th: First issue of the International Surrealist Bulletin.
June18th: Tragic Death of writer René Crevel in Paris
October: Foundation of surrealist group Contre Attaque.
November: Pierre gallery holds an exhibition of works by Victor Brauner
March: The Surrealist group Contre Attaque decides to split.
May: Charles Ratton Gallery holds a surrealist exhibition in Paris
July: A second international surrealist exhibition is held in London, with artists such as Duchamp, Giacometti, Picasso...
December: The MoMa museum holds an exhibition of surrealist and Dada art in New York
1937 André Breton publishes “De l’humor noir” (The Black Humor) book, GLM.
The Gallery of Fine Arts presents an international exhibition of Surrealism in Paris. André Breton meets Leon Trotsky in Mexico to write the Manifesto for an Independent Revolutionary Art.
Exile of the surrealists to the United States
Suddenly, the artist Salvador Dali is rejected from the Surrealism
The International Exhibition of Surrealism is held in Mexico City
In the South of France, surrealist artists gather together.
July: Because of the war, André Breton exiled himself to New York
The Art of this Century Gallery of Peggy Guggenheim celebrates its opening in New York.
A retrospective of the works of Max Ernst is held in Paris
André Breton is back in France
International Exhibition of Surrealism
The Drouin Gallery holds a retrospective of paintings by Francis Picabia in Paris
The Drouin Gallery holds an exhibition of works by Max Ernst in Paris
November 18th: Death of Paul Eluard in Charenton-le-Pont in France
November 30th: Death of painter Francis Picabia in Paris
The laureate of the Venice Biennale are Max Ernst, Jean Arp and Joan Miró
January 15th: Death of the French artist Yves Tanguy in Paris
A retrospective of the works of Max Ernst is held in Berlin
January 1st: Tragic Death of the artist Óscar Domínguez in Paris
The Museum of Modern Art holds a retrospective of the works of Max Ernst in Paris
A major international exhibition on Surrealism is held in Paris
December 25th: Death of the famous Tristan Tzara in Paris, France
The Charpentier Gallery holds a retrospective about the Surrealism in Paris
The Museum of Modern Art holds a retrospective of the work of André Masson in Paris
Historical end of the Surrealism.
June 7th: Death of Jean Arp in Basel, Switzerland
September 28th: Death of the poet André Breton in Paris
August 15th: Death of artist René Magritte in Lessines, Belgium