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100 Deranged Surrealist Artworks

These Dazzling Masterpieces are Eccentric and Dream-Like

— September 29, 2013 — Unique
Surrealist artworks are bizarre and unsettling, but they capture attention because of these factors. When creating surrealist art, the artist takes what we know and rearranges that, creating an alternate world.

Dream worlds, quirky characters and horrifying sights are all aspects of surrealism that draw the audience in to look at the art piece again and again. The artist's imagination is used where there are no longer boundaries; anything can happen within surrealist artworks.

People floating in the sky, kettles that pour themselves and humans combined with animals are all examples of what surrealism can be. The artworks show alternate realities that are dreamed and designed by the artist's thoughts and ideas. In the end, delightfully crazy images are formed that are eye-catching and full of life.
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Surrealist Architectural Videos
Surrealist Architectural Videos
The Peripetics Video by Zeitguised Shows Developing Art Forms
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Surrealist Cranium Paintings
Surrealist Cranium Paintings
Artist Mark Alsweiler Draws Inspiration from Different Cultures
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Psychedelically Surreal Scenes
Psychedelically Surreal Scenes
These Paco Reyes Digital Illustrations are out There
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Pop Surrealist Paintings
Pop Surrealist Paintings
Robert Townsend Illustrates Irony and Nostalgia on Products
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Creepy Candy Critter Creations
Creepy Candy Critter Creations
Montreal-Based Artist Grelin Machin Makes Sweet Treats Scary
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Surrealist Robot Series
Surrealist Robot Series
The Tania Blanco 'Sleep-Drunk Vademecum' Collection is Unnerving
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Surrealist Organic Illustrations
Surrealist Organic Illustrations
Artist Jane Lee Excels at Peaceful and Colorful Nature Portraits
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Cloud-Covered Icons
Cloud-Covered Icons
Luis Dourado's ‘Famous are Dreaming' Series is Whimsical
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Obscure Surrealistic Sketches
Obscure Surrealistic Sketches
Rubenmichi Creations on the ABSOLUT Network are Fantastical and Wild
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Orante Surrealist Series
Orante Surrealist Series
'The Surrealist Ideal' by Erik Madigan Heck Boasts Katrantzou's Fashions
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Space Beauty Photo Manipulations
Space Beauty Photo Manipulations
Ben Thomas Fuses Fantasy and Reality for Surrealistic Portraits
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Warped Reality Renderings
Warped Reality Renderings
Calling These Sachin Teng Drawings Surreal Would be an Understatement
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Surrealist Military Portraits
Surrealist Military Portraits
Jonni Cheatwood's 'Grace Series' Explores Inkjet Printed Portraits
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Surreal Supernatural Illustrations
Surreal Supernatural Illustrations
Illustrations by Marina Etc are Dream-Like
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Surreal Melancholy Paintings
Surreal Melancholy Paintings
John Park Renders Gloomy yet Fascinating Illustrations
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Vibrant Surrealist Comics
Vibrant Surrealist Comics
Michael DeForge Brings His Unique Imagination to Comic Panels
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Surrealist Fairytale Pictorals
Surrealist Fairytale Pictorals
The 'Neverlasting Miracles' Exhibit by Todd Schorr
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Puzzling Surrealist Paintings
Puzzling Surrealist Paintings
Mike Worrall Illustrates Bizarre Scenes Worthy of Raised Eyebrows
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Faceless Surrealism Depictions
Faceless Surrealism Depictions
Alex Gardner Sets the Somber Tone with Moody Colors and Melancholy
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Surreal Carnivorous Birdhouses
Surreal Carnivorous Birdhouses
These Birdhouses by Blaine Fontana are Hungry for Feathered Friends
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Apocalyptic Surrealist Illustrations
Apocalyptic Surrealist Illustrations
Apolo Cacho Focuses on Mayhem and Beauty in his Artwork
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Infinite Surreal Staircases
Infinite Surreal Staircases
The Stairway by Danny Lane Will Take You to New Heights of Imagination
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Surrealist Pop Kitty Illustrations
Surrealist Pop Kitty Illustrations
Anastasia Melnicova Depicts the Life of a Curious Kitty
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Prehistoric Surrealist Photography
Prehistoric Surrealist Photography
Photographer David Niles Superimposed His Son in Odd Situations
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Surrealist Landscape Illustrations
Surrealist Landscape Illustrations
Chris Fowler Weaves Beauty and Color Into Fantastical Settings
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Surreal Paint-Popping Artwork
Surreal Paint-Popping Artwork
Matt Lifson Uses Vibrant Colors in His Latest Designs
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Surreal Polychromatic Paintings
Surreal Polychromatic Paintings
The Artistic Pieces by Vanessa Dakinsky are an Explosion of Dreams
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Surrealist Avian Artwork
Surrealist Avian Artwork
The 'Bird Rib' Series by Maurizio Bongiovanni is Supernatural
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Glistening Logo Campaigns
Glistening Logo Campaigns
The Diane Von Frustenberg FW 2012 Ads are Sleek
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Epic Sport Surreal Art
Epic Sport Surreal Art
The Hiro Kurata 'Play the RIght Game' Exhibit Looks at Baseball and Heroism
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Surrealist Pop Art
Surrealist Pop Art
FriendsWithYou Fun Houses Are Great for Kids and Adults
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Simple Surreal Object Photography
Simple Surreal Object Photography
Francesca Ferrari Has Created Awe-Inspiring Images
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Fecal Surrealist Art Exhibits
Fecal Surrealist Art Exhibits
Andres Serrano PooPoos His Photo Subjects
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Surreal Picnic Paintings
Surreal Picnic Paintings
These Bizarre Picnic Paintings are a Tribute to Artist Salvador Dali
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Surreal Oil Paintings
Surreal Oil Paintings
The Wild Works of Jordan Kasey are Creatively Unique
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Personalized Surrealist Pictorials
Personalized Surrealist Pictorials
Ella Amitay Sandovsky Mixes Humanity with Fantasy
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Trippy Author Advertisements
Trippy Author Advertisements
Hunter S. Thomson-Inspired Advertisement for Good Books is a Trip
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Digital Dali-Like Depictions
Digital Dali-Like Depictions
Stefano Bonazzi Creates Contemporary Surreal Imagery Using Computers
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Surrealistic Tragedy Photo Shoots
Surrealistic Tragedy Photo Shoots
Compulsion by Alex Prager Depicts Violence and Response
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Surreal Dreamscape Photography
Surreal Dreamscape Photography
Terra Kate Propels Audiences into a World of the Fantastical
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Surrealist Collages
Surrealist Collages
These 'Oddities' by Lou Beach are Weirdly Fanstastical
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Contemporary Surrealism Portraits
Contemporary Surrealism Portraits
These Photo Collages by Chad Coombs Embraces Image Distortions
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Surreal Story-Telling Collages
Surreal Story-Telling Collages
Artist Mark Boellaard Uses a Simple Approach to Art
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Epic Surrealist Worlds
Epic Surrealist Worlds
These Nathan Spoor Illustrations are Wonderfully Blue
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Contemporary Surrealist Portraits
Contemporary Surrealist Portraits
I Am Not by Ruadh DeLone Redoes Dali Digitally
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Architectural Surrealism
Architectural Surrealism
'The Surreal House' at The Barbican Explores Two Unlikely Themes
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Surreal Personality Portraits
Surreal Personality Portraits
Manuel Archain Renders a Curious Collection of Bizarre Characters
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Stunning Surrealist Illustrations
Stunning Surrealist Illustrations
Artist Simón Prades Lets His Imagination Run Wild
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Poured Surrealist Art
Poured Surrealist Art
Holton Rower Uses Paint in an Creative, Unconventional Way
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Surreal World Illustrations
Surreal World Illustrations
Rob Sato Draws the Planet as it Weaves in Upon Itself
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Mind-Bending Surrealist Illustrations
Mind-Bending Surrealist Illustrations
Moebius Renders Dizzying and Bizarre Drawings
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Expansive Surrealist Art
Expansive Surrealist Art
The Ronald Kurniawan Portfolio is Sharp and Colorful
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Fantastical Psychdelic Illustrations
Fantastical Psychdelic Illustrations
Interesni Kazki Creates an Alternate Reality with Their Work
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Freaky Pop Art Illustrations
Freaky Pop Art Illustrations
Robert Bowen Blends Several Distinct Styles to Create His Own
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Scenic Surrealist Art
Scenic Surrealist Art
Marco Escobedo Creates Powerful Imaginary Worlds With His Art
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Quirky Surrealist Art
Quirky Surrealist Art
The Jerico Santander Atutiplen Image Series Takes you on a Ride
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Seductively Sinful Surrealism
Seductively Sinful Surrealism
These Posters from Bicicleta Sem Freio are Dangerously Tantalizing
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New Surrealism
New Surrealism
Neo-Gothic Romanticism Gives Way to Bold Vivid Fantasies
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Surreal Purgatory Art
Surreal Purgatory Art
Siegfried Zademack Renders Bizarre Works of Hell on Earth
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Cinematic Surrealist Imagery
Cinematic Surrealist Imagery
David Delin Blends the Contemporary and the Fantastical
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Retro Geometric Surrealist Images
Retro Geometric Surrealist Images
Julien Pacaud Renders Space Savvy Vintage Collages
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Surrealist Sunglasses Ads
Surrealist Sunglasses Ads
The Prada Minimal-Baroque Catalog is Illustrated and Intriguing
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Unsettling Surrealist Illustrations
Unsettling Surrealist Illustrations
Sabo Eleanor Draws Wacky and Memorable Portraits
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Naughty Surrealism With a Message
Naughty Surrealism With a Message
AIDS 'Explore But Protect Yourself' Wins Bronze at Cannes
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Ethereal Surrealism Portraits
Ethereal Surrealism Portraits
These Jane Beata Illustrations Feature Dreamlike Backdrops
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Astonishing Surrealist Art
Astonishing Surrealist Art
Artist Shary Boyle Captures the Deranged and Beautiful in Her Work
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Splattered Surrealism
Splattered Surrealism
Check out the Dark and Edgy Artwork of Lora Zombie
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Surrealist Psychedelic Illustrations
Surrealist Psychedelic Illustrations
Eibatova Karina Blends Fantasy and Phantasmagia in Her Art
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Wanderering Surrealist Photography
Wanderering Surrealist Photography
Julie De Waroquier Creates Dreamy Captures
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Spectacular Surrealist Illustrations
Spectacular Surrealist Illustrations
Vincent Hui Captures Chaos and Chasms in his Drawings
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Surreal Religious Remixes
Surreal Religious Remixes
'The New Revelations' by Giancarlo Cruz is a Twist on Religion
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Gloomy Surrealist Art
Gloomy Surrealist Art
'These Predicaments' Are Subverted Fairy Tales
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Surreal Blended Paintings
Surreal Blended Paintings
Istavan Sandorfi Fuses His Subjects into their Environment
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Surreal Steampunk Illustrations
Surreal Steampunk Illustrations
These Jon Foster Drawings are Seriously Epic
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Surrealistic Animal Portraits
Surrealistic Animal Portraits
Alice Wellinger’s Surreal Human Animal Hybrid Art
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Conceptual Surrealism Campaigns
Conceptual Surrealism Campaigns
The Kenzo Fall/winter 2013/2014 Advertorial is Artfully Conceived
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Pop Art Surrealism
Pop Art Surrealism
Alexander Lyamkin's Artwork is a Picasso-esque Fantasy
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Slightly Surreal Photography
Slightly Surreal Photography
Zack Seckler Tweaks Reality to Make the Mundane More Memorable
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Spooky Surrealist Illustrations
Spooky Surrealist Illustrations
Spunky Zoe Creates Unforgettable and Scary Artwork
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Surrealist Sensual Sketches
Surrealist Sensual Sketches
Vincent Bakkum Illustrations Depict Beautiful Women in the Buff
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Surrealist Artscapes
Surrealist Artscapes
Teodoru Badiu's Distorted Projections of Reality
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Next-Gen Surrealism
Next-Gen Surrealism
Fantasy Improvisation in all Mediums by Zoren Gold & Minori
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Surrealist Illustration Editorials
Surrealist Illustration Editorials
The Salam_Pax Corona Boreal Photo Series is Art-Enriched
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Two-Faced Fashiontography
Two-Faced Fashiontography
The Vogue Paris March 2011 Spread is Surreal and Eccentric
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Surrealistic Cyberpunk Portraits
Surrealistic Cyberpunk Portraits
Almacan's Mechanical Mirage Art
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Surrealist Photo Art
Surrealist Photo Art
Dark Humor in Black And White From Photographer Gilbert Garcin
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Surrealist Sketch Portraits
Surrealist Sketch Portraits
Iain Macarthur Portraits Transforms Ordinary into Extraordinary
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Fragmented Fashion Illustrations
Fragmented Fashion Illustrations
Becha ELLE Openers Bring a Mixed Media Twist to Style
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Border Crossing Surrealism
Border Crossing Surrealism
Tim O’Brien Takes His Photorealistic Artwork in a New Direction
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Strange Surrealist Photography
Strange Surrealist Photography
The Distinctively Peculiar Work of Ben Goossens
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Surreal Fantasy Photography
Surreal Fantasy Photography
Ian Komac Photographs an Unexplained World
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Surreal Fashion Drawings
Surreal Fashion Drawings
Ricardo Fumanal's Illustrations are Dreamlike Versions of Reality
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Social Surrealist Illustrations
Social Surrealist Illustrations
Koren Shadmi Renders Technologically Critical Illustrations
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Surrealist Ads
Surrealist Ads
Dali & Magritte Inspired VW Polo BlueMotion Campaign
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Surreal Digital Seductresses
Surreal Digital Seductresses
Isabel Arena Paints Females that Get Hearts Pumping
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Surreal Story Illustrations
Surreal Story Illustrations
Murat Turan's Paintings Encapsulate Whole Narratives
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Hair-Raising Surrealism
Hair-Raising Surrealism
Brooke Shaden's Gravity-Defying Photography Rocks
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Absurd Abstract Photography
Absurd Abstract Photography
Dream Sequence by Madame Peripetie is Perplexing
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Surrealist Fashion Collages
Surrealist Fashion Collages
These Anton Bundenko and Jenya Vyguzov Artworks Merge Two Mediums
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