Surrealist Paintings For Sale

Explore surrealist paintings for sale online today. Each and every piece in our online selection has been hand-picked by our team of curatorial experts from surrealist painters around the world. With work ranging from colourful images of fantastical lands to refined scenes of geometric architecture, our online gallery makes it easy for you to discover, own and collect new art today. Whether you’re searching for a painting bursting with colour, or you’re after a moody monochrome piece to hang on the wall, why not start by browsing our urban, landscape or animal surrealist paintings.

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Lee Ellis creates texture, emotion and undeniable intrigue in each of his striking paintings. Constantly working to bring sensation to the forefront, Ellis combines his bold palette with a distorted perspective to create fascinating surrealist scenes.

A brief history of surrealist paintings

Surrealist paintings reveal the workings and imaginings of the unconscious mind. Emerging in the early 20th century, the Surrealists sought to revolt against realism and rationalism, and instead unlocked the vision of the repressed mind.

Starting off as a literary movement, Surrealism was founded by Andre Breton. Surrealist painting, writing, drawing, sculpture and film-making took inspiration from Freudian theories of the unconscious and was directed towards a natural and unpremeditated form of expression. Characterized by aesthetic beauty and psychological depth, Surrealist paintings rely on a sense of automatism, in which art is expressed by the unconscious mind, rather than by conscious thought.

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    La belle et la bête by Valérie Auriel

    La belle et la bête

    Paintings - 34x29 cm
    Screams for Peace by Ta Byrne

    Screams for Peace

    Paintings - 130x180 cm
    Self Portal  by Doug Henders

    Self Portal

    Paintings - 111x152 cm
    Irrelevant People  by Olga Mun

    Irrelevant People

    Paintings - 120x100 cmRent for $165 /mo
    The Birth of Tragedy by Ben Stephenson

    The Birth of Tragedy

    Paintings - 115x60 cm
    Coche "Marre" by Paxal

    Coche "Marre"

    Paintings - 146x114 cm
    Communion by Nick Offer

    Communion

    Paintings - 110x90 cmRent for $360 /mo
    Curtains with Tape  by Kim Marra

    Curtains with Tape

    Paintings - 61x76 cm
    Tentative by Alexander Small

    Tentative

    Paintings - 30x23 cmRent for $55 /mo
    SILENT WATERS by db Waterman

    SILENT WATERS

    Paintings - 100x100 cm

    The Duke giving the order

    Paintings - 100x120 cm

    kreuzende Linien

    Paintings - 95x90 cm

    Musaceae Inflatus

    Paintings - 92x62 cm

    Nocturne

    Paintings - 105x74 cm

    A Giant Shrimp Exists

    Paintings - 152x183 cm

    Sharp specie

    Paintings - 92x92 cm

    Border Radio

    Paintings - 130x120 cmRent for $365 /mo

    Lost Kingdom

    Paintings - 280x200 cm

    A Lonely Gardian

    Paintings - 92x92 cm

    Conspirators, you saying it's me?

    Paintings - 100x178 cm

    Elysian Poppies

    Paintings - 51x51 cm

    Place Among the Elements

    Paintings - 127x127 cm

    Musaceae Quinque

    Paintings - 92x62 cm

    Egg Girl

    Paintings - 65x65 cm

    Heat Seekers

    Paintings - 100x76 cm

    OP8

    Paintings - 91x68 cm

    Musaceae Exedo

    Paintings - 62x48 cm

    I'm waiting here

    Paintings - 80x60 cm

    Groupie

    Paintings - 100x76 cm

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