One of the biggest unusual art trends of the last few years has been surrealist illustrations. The idea of unusual art in the form of surrealism is open-ended, with some images highlighting traditional ideas associated with surrealist art -- dark, dystopian worlds full of mayhem and chaos, goofy imagery like skateboarding turkeys, etc.
This kind of unusual art taking a foothold in the marketplace is likely due to how immediately inclusive the pieces are. In this collection of unusual art pieces, we see surrealist fairytale pictorials, deep sea humanoid depictions, and polychromatic landscape paintings, each collection showcasing a unique and specific form of artistic escapism.
My favorite images in this collection of unusual art pieces showcases surrealist satire illustrations. Brecht Vandenbroucke manages to capture a burgeoning trend and infuse it with sharp social commentary, giving us a view into two of the most intriguing styles of contemporary unusual art.
Fantastical Eastern Editorials
Fantastically Floral Portraits
Opulent Porcelain Skin Paintings
Social Surrealist Illustrations
Polychromatic Landscape Paintings
From Dark Dream Drawings to Skateboarding Turkeys, Unusual Art is In
By: Jordan Sowunmi - Published: Dec 26, 2012