From Psychedelic Surrealism Catalogs to Artist Homage Advertorials

By: Jana Pijak - Dec 11, 2014
These surrealist ad examples range from psychedelic fashion catalogs to artist homage editorials that play with the perception of their viewer.

Challenging one's perceptions of reality, these imaginative ads pay tribute to the art of greats like Salvador Dali and Rene Magritte. While the artists introduced something new and dynamic in their day, their iconic imagery lives on through these surrealist ad examples.

Surrealist ad imagery is not only a staple for fashion brands but is also used to sell cars and men's shaving equipment. Both artistic and unexpected, these advertisements experiment with bold visuals and ensure that viewers are captivated.

Often whimsical, the campaigns prove that bright colors and bold graphics are a winning combinations when appealing to today's visually stimulated consumer.