French surrealist Guy Billout is responsible for some of the most awesomely thought-provoking illustrations you'll see out there. The key to his meaningful artworks is that they don't just shout "surrealism", but usually feature settings that look totally realistic until one detail turns everything around.

Guy Billout finished his art training in France, in the city of Beaune. Which then led him into advertising, where he spent a few years before coming to New York City in 1969. That's where his career really took off after a successful publication of his unique art in the New York Magazine.

This allowed Billout to express himself freely in his meaningful drawings, unleashing his surreal mind which the artist later shared with the biggest US media outlets like The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Time, and many more, including even several books, like the collection of Greek mythology.

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Kaitlyn DSOUZA
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5 years ago

"I told you to look under the carpet Steve!"

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Tah Layyah
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5 years ago

hah I just thought about Groot and Baby Groot ^^

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Viva Kirk
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2 years ago

even though you may feel broken outside sometimes, your true self is well put together.

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Flora Polvado
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5 years ago

If humans could do this, they would

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Kaitlyn DSOUZA
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5 years ago

Life hacks

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Fatemeh
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5 years ago

If only Titanic could do this.

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JEFF THE KILLER
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5 years ago

that was close..... Wife- "I TOLD U NOT TO GO THAT WAY STEVE"

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Sgrsg
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5 years ago

Let's bring our heads together

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Deborah Denise Littlejohn
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6 months ago

There was a crooked man..

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The Alchemist
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5 years ago

Maybe it's a statue?

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Agnes Auxiliatrix
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5 years ago

lmao me trying to be a street performer like

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Mary Randall
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1 year ago

dam

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Lilya
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5 years ago

Commit suiciding tree!

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Sgrsg
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5 years ago

It's a curtain raiser!

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Golden Rayquaza
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5 years ago

what my mom wants me to do when ever she tells me to clean my room.

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Nhi Võ
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5 years ago

is that what happen after a huge rain and the sewage system can't handle it?

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Koko Sempai
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5 years ago

HAHA!

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Why Does It Matter
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5 years ago

Anyone else see the 10th doctor? No? Just me? Okay then... *awkwardly walks away*

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sam simmonds
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9 months ago

What a gentleman

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The Alchemist
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5 years ago

The small things are more important than you think.

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Ninja Says
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5 years ago

One assuming they need to go great distances. In hind sight, it's closer than one may think.

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Gislane Schramm
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5 years ago

Amazing, navigators of life

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JP 97402
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5 years ago

Exactly right.

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the derp king (Liam)
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5 years ago

Cake by the ocean

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Hannah Hollowell
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5 years ago

LOL

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Gislane Schramm
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5 years ago

navigators of life, amazing

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Timothy D.
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5 years ago

rebellious phase with shadows

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Sgrsg
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5 years ago

Uh oh!

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IRefuseToBeHuman
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2 months ago

Where did the kids go honey

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Le-a Beach
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5 years ago

I'd hate to be the guy getting stuck behind the truck in traffic.

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Gislane Schramm
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5 years ago

i loved this one, for reflection, about war.. and what is best on our wonderful blue planet

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Koko Sempai
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5 years ago

WWWEEEEEEE!!

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David Hascup
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5 years ago

See the potential in something

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Golden Rayquaza
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5 years ago

Scary snowman

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Marco Andreas
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5 years ago

amazing!

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Golden Rayquaza
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5 years ago

man... that bother me more than it should...

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JP 97402
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5 years ago

Bullhead City, AZ!! 😄

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Gislane Schramm
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5 years ago

love this

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Gislane Schramm
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5 years ago

looking for the true

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JP 97402
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5 years ago

And still, they wonder why!

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Tomasz
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5 years ago

" Hello my baby, hello my honey, hello my rag time gal!"

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JP 97402
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5 years ago

Interesting. Never pictured it like this before...

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The Alchemist
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5 years ago

He stole the stars.

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Aimee Lee
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1 year ago

cutting the coconuts

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Kalena Abelmann
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6 months ago

stop! no! not the spotlight!

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Aimee Lee
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1 year ago

minecraft water

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A Snail
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5 years ago

"Oh, not again!"

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Aimee Lee
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1 year ago

He predicted Quarentine 2019

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Nurul Syafiqa Abdul Wahab
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5 years ago

Achieving her goal with her effort and with the help of God?

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David Hascup
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5 years ago

Thor....the beginning

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Pedro Araújo
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2 years ago

Fabulousa!!

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Norma Nelson
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6 months ago

Ooops

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Kalena Abelmann
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6 months ago

beautiful cow

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Viva Kirk
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2 years ago

sunrise sunset

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David Hascup
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5 years ago

suggesting a conspiracy?

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