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

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    The Elephant Celebes, Napoleon in the Wilderness, Aquis Submersus

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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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    Hermala II, The Vertigo of Eros, Listen to Living

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

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

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    Poem-Object

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

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

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

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

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

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

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    Rallé

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

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    Pavel Tchelitchew Hide-and-Seek

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

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    Object, Red Head, Blue Body, Miss Gardenia

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

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

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    Skeletons Fighting for the Body of a Hanged Man, Tribulations of Saint ...

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

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    I and the Village, White Crucifixion, The Circus Rider

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    Hyacinth, The Eternal City, The Rock

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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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    Animal, Turning Point of Thirst, Fascination

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    Etched Murmurs, Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Insomnias

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    Benjamin Péret

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    Bundle in Face

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    Abstract Composition, Still Life, View of a Town

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

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    Recognition

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    Tristram Hillier

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    Walkway, Paris

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    Francis de Erdely

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

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    Sven Dalsgaard

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    Toy theater

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    Pierre Roy Le chou-fleur, Les Plumes Ou Vase Et Plumes, Danger on the Stairs

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    Wash Me, Beauty Is Embarrassing, Not All There

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

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