Remedios Varo was a surrealist painter working at around the same time as Frida Kahlo (mid 20th century). She was born in Spain but eventually moved to Mexico (via Paris) as a result of the Spanish Civil War and Nazi occupation of France. Her paintings are a beautiful blend of new and old schools of art. She mixes classical elements with her dreamy and surreal style which makes her work feel timeless to me.
Here are a few of my favorites: