The Kick-About #36 ‘Phantom Of Surrealism’

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With its sepia tint, post-card proportions, and London landmark, this week’s prompt, Sheila Legge’s Phantom of Surrealism, might just as easily have surfaced as part of our previous Kick-About, inspired by the word souvenir – though, as holiday snaps go, this one could take some explaining. This week, Legge’s abstruse tableau has prompted paintings, collage, computer-generated landscapes, creative writing and some rather extraordinary headgear… Happy browsing!


James Randall

“This prompt made me think of world conditions acting on Surrealists – where do movements come from – so my response is a meld of the flower head with environmental issues, and how I think the level of denial everyone has, to so many issues, comes into play.”



Tom Beg

“Using the kind of desert backdrop that sets the stage of many surrealist paintings, I set out to create some of my own phantoms in the desert, and had a…

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9 responses to “The Kick-About #36 ‘Phantom Of Surrealism’”

  1. philgomm says :

    Many thanks, Kerfe – always appreciated, and thank you too for enriching our run-arounds together with your words and imagery.

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  2. Ingrid says :

    Wow, those images are otherworldly beautiful!

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  3. robbiesinspiration says :

    I enjoyed your contribution, Kerfe. There are some great ideas for this months kick about.

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  4. D. Wallace Peach says :

    I loved your take on the prompt, Kerfe. I agree about the statuesque pose catching the eye. And your birds are wonderful. I liked wondering if the child in the photo was feeling the inner goddess that you seemed to sense in your art. Beautiful

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