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The Greatest Famous Surrealist Artists

List of famous Surrealism artists, with images, bios, and information about their notable works. All the greatest artists associated with the Surrealism movement are included here, along with clickable names for more details on that particular painter or sculptor. These notable Surrealism period artists are organized by popularity, so the best artists are at the top of the list. If you think the best Surrealism artist isn't as high as they should be then be sure to give them an upvote.

List items include Salvador Dalí, Frida Kahlo and more.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the most famous Surrealism artists?" and "Who are the best Surrealism artists?"

Almost every well-known or influential figure in this movement is listed below. Use this fact-based list to build one just like it, then re-rank it to fit your opinion. (66 items)

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    The Persistence of Memory, Galatea of the Spheres, The Burning Giraffe

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    The Son of Man, The Menaced Assassin, Time Transfixed

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    The Elephant Celebes, Napoleon in the Wilderness, Aquis Submersus

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    Painting (1946), Figure with Meat, Three Studies for Figures at the Base ...

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    Gare Montparnasse (The Melancholy of Departure), The Double Dream of ...

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    Angelus Novus, Revolution des Viadukts, Der Goldfisch

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    Self-Portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird, Self-Portrait Dedicated ...

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    Still Life with Old Shoe, The Farm, Self-Portrait

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    Hermala II, The Vertigo of Eros, Listen to Living

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    Untitled, from the posthumous edition Femmes, Untitled (Self-Portrait), ...

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    Poem-Object

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    Nude Descending a Staircase, No. 2, La Boîte-en-valise (Box in a ...

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    Yves Tanguy Slowly Toward the North, Second Thoughts, Extinction of Useless Lights

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    The Machine Gun(neress) in a State of Grace, La Poupee, The Doll

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    Two Japanese Wrestlers by a Sink, Woman with a Daffodil, Girl with a White ...

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    Rallé

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    Le Bon Roi Dagobert, Temple of the word, Horses of Lord Candlestick

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    Retrato de Roma, Máquina de coser electro-sexual, Desir d'ete

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    Portrait of a Couple, "M'Amenez-y", I See Again in Memory My ...

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    Remedios Varo Useless Science or the Alchemist, The Call, Dragonfly Woman

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    The Couple, Tall Figure, III, Head of a Man on a Rod

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    Hyacinth, The Eternal City, The Rock

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    Pavel Tchelitchew Hide-and-Seek

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    I and the Village, White Crucifixion, The Circus Rider

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    Etched Murmurs, Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Insomnias

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    Vladimir Kush Current, Arrival of the Flower Ship, Contes Erotiques

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    Object, Red Head, Blue Body, Miss Gardenia

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    Paul Delvaux Night Train, The Sleeping Venus, The Awakening of the Forest

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    Francis de Erdely

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    Recognition

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    Five Disks: One Empty, Red Polygons, Cheval Rouge (Red Horse)

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    Leaves and Navels, Two Heads, Bell and Navels

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    Abstract Composition, Still Life, View of a Town

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    Benjamin Péret

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    Animal, Turning Point of Thirst, Fascination

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    The Trial, Fitzpatrick and Kate Kelly, After Glenrowan Siege (Second Ned ...

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    Magician's Game, Trap for a Gorilla, Dead Elephant

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    Toy theater

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    Kay Sage On the Contrary, Hyphen, In the Third Sleep

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    Zdzisław Beksiński Untitled "ZIES", Untitled "Morning Landscape", ...

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    Leona Wood

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    Sven Dalsgaard

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    Tristram Hillier

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    Bundle in Face

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    Walkway, Paris

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