Weird Paintings

the world's weirdest artworks

Artists have always been eccentric characters with wild imaginations throughout time.  The following bizarre artworks have captured the curiosity of humankind and revealed that art can be weird, strange, and humorous.


The Melun Diptych  (1452) Jean Fouquet


The Garden of Earthly Delights (c. 1505) Hieronymus Bosch


The Ugly Duchess  (1513) Quinten Massys


The Vegetable Gardener (1590) Giuseppe Arcimboldo


Gabrielle d’Estrées and One of Her Sisters (1594) Francois Clouet


Medusa  (c. 1598) Caravaggio


Magdalena Ventura with Her Husband and Son (1631) Jusepe de Ribera


Saturn Devouring His Son (1823) Francisco Goya


Dante and Virgil in Hell (1850) William Adolphe-Bouguereau