“UNEXPECTED ALTERNATION OF REALITY”: MAGICAL REALISM IN PAINTING AND LITERATURE

@article{Kostadinovi2019UNEXPECTEDAO,
  title={“UNEXPECTED ALTERNATION OF REALITY”: MAGICAL REALISM IN PAINTING AND LITERATURE},
  author={Danijela Kostadinovi{\'c}},
  journal={Facta Universitatis, Series: Visual Arts and Music},
  year={2019}
}
The term magical realism was coined by the German art historian Franz Roh in his essay After expressionism: Magical Realism: Problems of the newest European painting (1925), and it initially referred to a new view of the real-world painting in Germany in the 1920s. It originated as a response to Impressionism, Expressionism, and Surrealism. Magical realism painters realistically depicted objects and beings in detail, while magic and mystery were highlighted by creating illusions and through a… 
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