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Surrealist photography

“Dictated by the thought, in the absence of any control exercised by reason, exempt from any aesthetic or moral concern." This is the definition of Surrealism by André Breton in his Surrealism Manifesto in 1924. Photography is generally viewed as a stopped image, a reflection of reality, how could it be surrealist? Can the photographer have the power to distort this reality with a simple “dictated thought"? Surrealists remind us of a simple fact: the word photography's origin means “writing with light", it is therefore one of the most limitless art forms. These photographs will draw the spectator's attention. Indeed, these unique shots are the result of different post-print technics, inventive installations or innovative viewpoints. Artsper has chosen for you a wide selection of surrealist images that will blow your mind!

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Our recommendations Chris Morin-Eitner, Paris Opéra Garnier Ballet, Photography

Chris Morin-Eitner

Paris Opéra Garnier Ballet, 2014
39.4 x 59.1 x 1.2 inch
Photography

$5,608

Our recommendations Philippe Ramette, Promenade irrationnelle, Photography

Philippe Ramette

Promenade irrationnelle, 2003
59.1 x 47.2 inch
Photography

$22,199

Chen Yidan, Sunset time, Photography

Chen Yidan

Sunset time, 2014
27.6 x 27.6 x 0.4 inch
Photography

$1,612

Marie-Laure Vareilles, New York, Photography

Marie-Laure Vareilles

New York, 2015
39.4 x 39.4 x 1.6 inch
Photography

$3,739

Our recommendations Petros Chrisostomou, Wasted Youth (25 Ashbourne Ave), Photography

Petros Chrisostomou

Wasted Youth (25 Ashbourne Ave), 2008
39.4 x 31.5 x 2 inch
Photography

$5,258

Rocío Verdejo, Crashroom 2/6, Photography

Rocío Verdejo

Crashroom 2/6, 2015
27.6 x 19.7 x 0.4 inch
Photography

$876

Louis Blanc, TEstacEus, Photography

Louis Blanc

TEstacEus, 2011
39.4 x 39.4 x 0.1 inch
Photography

$2,103

Sean MacLeod, Waiting for the birds, Photography

Sean MacLeod

Waiting for the birds, 2011
39.4 x 39.4 x 0.4 inch
Photography

$3,505

Condé Nast, Racked Desires, Photography

Condé Nast

Racked Desires, 2014
31.5 x 24 inch
Photography

$3,470

Dingo, Nuages , Photography

Dingo

Nuages , 1990
18.1 x 23.6 x 0.4 inch
Photography

$1,052

Nicolas Tourte, Gift, Photography

Nicolas Tourte

Gift, 2012
27.6 x 19.7 inch
Photography

$2,337

Feng Kaixuan, Don de soi I, Photography

Feng Kaixuan

Don de soi I, 2015
23.6 x 35.4 x 0.8 inch
Photography

$3,973

Chris Morin-Eitner, Jungle Grand Palais, Photography

Chris Morin-Eitner

Jungle Grand Palais, 2016
47.2 x 70.9 inch
Photography

$7,010

Our recommendations Philippe Ramette, Exploration rationnelle des fonds sous-marins: promenade irrationnelle, Photography

Philippe Ramette

Exploration rationnelle des fonds sous-marins: promenade irrationnelle, 2006
59.1 x 47.2 inch
Photography

$22,199

Our recommendations Philippe Ramette, Exploration rationnelle des fonds sous-marins: la carte, Photography

Philippe Ramette

Exploration rationnelle des fonds sous-marins: la carte, 2006
59.1 x 47.2 inch
Photography

$22,199

Feng Hatat, Tamago 2, Photography

Feng Hatat

Tamago 2, 2014
19.7 x 15.7 x 0.4 inch
Photography

$701

Our recommendations Li Wei, Mirror Hong Kong, Photography

Li Wei

Mirror Hong Kong, 2006
39.4 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch
Photography

$9,347

Our recommendations Li Wei, Li Wei falls to Tokyo Palace, Photography

Li Wei

Li Wei falls to Tokyo Palace, 2006
39.4 x 39.4 x 0.8 inch
Photography

$8,179

N'Krumah Lawson Daku, Stories #27, Photography

N'Krumah Lawson Daku

Stories #27, 2012
35.4 x 23.6 inch
Photography

$4,206

Our recommendations Karine Marenne, Art Maid, Galila et Stephen Sack, Galila B.H.’s kitchen, Photography

Karine Marenne

Art Maid, Galila et Stephen Sack, Galila B.H.’s kitchen, 2012
23.6 x 31.5 inch
Photography

$1,869

Nicolas Boutruche, Sixtine Avenue, Photography

Nicolas Boutruche

Sixtine Avenue, 2011
43.3 x 43.3 x 0.4 inch
Photography

$3,388

Our recommendations Bertrand Noël, The Vase, Photography

Bertrand Noël

The Vase, 2014
29.5 x 19.7 inch
Photography

$1,869

Chen Yidan, Dreamland, Photography

Chen Yidan

Dreamland, 2014
27.6 x 27.6 x 0.4 inch
Photography

$1,612

Victoria Rodríguez Cruz, Familia 08, Photography

Victoria Rodríguez Cruz

Familia 08, 2015
3.9 x 5.9 x 0.4 inch
Photography

$351

Victoria Rodríguez Cruz, Familia 10, Photography

Victoria Rodríguez Cruz

Familia 10, 2015
3.9 x 5.9 x 0.4 inch
Photography

$351

Nicolas Boutruche, Les Ponts-Neufs, Photography

Nicolas Boutruche

Les Ponts-Neufs, 2010
39.4 x 78.7 x 0.4 inch
Photography

$4,907

Catherine Théry, On a volé la Pomme d'Adam_ Clin d'oeil à Magritte, Photography

Catherine Théry

On a volé la Pomme d'Adam_ Clin d'oeil à Magritte, 2015
45.3 x 29.5 inch
Photography

$3,739

Kirkis Rrose, Dissolution 3, Photography

Kirkis Rrose

Dissolution 3, 2016
23.6 x 15.7 x 0.4 inch
Photography

$876

Dominic Rouse, The Less Deceived, Photography

Dominic Rouse

The Less Deceived, 2000
15 x 12 inch
Photography

$701

Marc Le Mené, Chambre Mentale, Photography

Marc Le Mené

Chambre Mentale, 1998
13.8 x 13.8 x 0.4 inch
Photography

$2,337

Marc Le Mené, Chambre Mentale, Photography

Marc Le Mené

Chambre Mentale, 2003
13.8 x 13.8 x 0.4 inch
Photography

$2,337

Sean MacLeod, Maidens, Photography

Sean MacLeod

Maidens, 2010
39.4 x 39.4 x 0.4 inch
Photography

$2,921

Pilar Albajar et Antonio Altarriba, Vie Sauvage - El vinculo - Le lien, Photography

Pilar Albajar et Antonio Altarriba

Vie Sauvage - El vinculo - Le lien, 2008
23.6 x 31.5 x 0.4 inch
Photography

$2,103

Gilles de Beauchêne, Saint Michel Oublié, Photography

Gilles de Beauchêne

Saint Michel Oublié, 2016
39.4 x 55.9 x 2 inch
Photography

$4,089

Roberto Kusterle, The marks of metembiosis, Meditations, Photography

Roberto Kusterle

The marks of metembiosis, Meditations, 2012
37.4 x 45.3 inch
Photography

$7,711

Gilles de Beauchêne, Echec au Roi, Photography

Gilles de Beauchêne

Echec au Roi, 2010
39.4 x 59.1 x 2 inch
Photography

$5,258

Pilar Albajar et Antonio Altarriba, Vie Sauvage - Anillo, Photography

Pilar Albajar et Antonio Altarriba

Vie Sauvage - Anillo, 2008
23.6 x 31.5 x 0.4 inch
Photography

$2,103

Laurent Pheulpin, Chronos 3, Photography

Laurent Pheulpin

Chronos 3, 2016
15.7 x 23.6 x 1.2 inch
Photography

$1,460

Petros Chrisostomou, Untitled (Button), Photography

Petros Chrisostomou

Untitled (Button), 2010
13.8 x 10.6 x 0.8 inch
Photography

$1,753

Sean MacLeod, Lake of Tears, Photography

Sean MacLeod

Lake of Tears, 2007
39.4 x 39.4 x 0.4 inch
Photography

$2,921

Rocío Verdejo, Crashroom 6/6, Photography

Rocío Verdejo

Crashroom 6/6, 2015
27.6 x 19.7 x 0.4 inch
Photography

$876

Vikram Kushwah, The Fireplace, Photography

Vikram Kushwah

The Fireplace, 2010
23.6 x 19.7 inch
Photography

$783

Vikram Kushwah, Emily Falling in the Library, Photography

Vikram Kushwah

Emily Falling in the Library, 2012
19.7 x 23.6 inch
Photography

$783

Elmar Dam, Rebirth, Photography

Elmar Dam

Rebirth, 2014
31.5 x 47.2 inch
Photography

$3,856

Vikram Kushwah, Emily and the Windowframe, Photography

Vikram Kushwah

Emily and the Windowframe, 2012
19.7 x 23.6 inch
Photography

$783

Dingo, Lune, Photography

Dingo

Lune, 1999
18.1 x 23.6 x 2 inch
Photography

$1,052

Condé Nast, Time Trap, Photography

Condé Nast

Time Trap, 2013
31.5 x 24 inch
Photography

$3,318

Condé Nast, Lush Cart, Photography

Condé Nast

Lush Cart, 2014
47.2 x 35.8 inch
Photography

$5,094

Our recommendations Geert Lemmers, Tess, Woman of the moors, Photography

Geert Lemmers

Tess, Woman of the moors, 2015
51.2 x 39.4 x 1.2 inch
Photography

$2,220

Condé Nast, Cake and Diamonds, Photography

Condé Nast

Cake and Diamonds, 2010
47.2 x 36.2 inch
Photography

$5,094

Silke Seybold, Closet , Photography

Silke Seybold

Closet , 2012
19.7 x 19.7 inch
Photography

$1,168

Laurent Chéhère, Pink, Photography

Laurent Chéhère

Pink, 2017
47.2 x 47.2 x 0.8 inch
Photography

$9,347

Laurent Chéhère, Gainsbourg, Photography

Laurent Chéhère

Gainsbourg, 2012
47.2 x 47.2 x 0.8 inch
Photography

$9,347

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