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Art Coutre: The Fashion Forward Illustrations of Peggy Wolf

Peggy Wolf is a Germany-born artist whose love of fashion inspired a career in art. A former student of fashion design, Wolf gravitated more towards drawing rather than dressing sophisticated, artfully-clad women who would be right at home on the … Continue reading

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Dark Forests: The Folksy Surrealism Of Kathleen Lolley

The night, darkness and nocturnal creatures figure prominently in the rustic yet mysterious art of Kentucky-born artist Kathleen Lolley. Owls, fireflies, and even little ghosts frolic in the softly-colored forests and woods of Lolley’s imagination. Like many of the artist … Continue reading

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The Pastoral Surrealism of Jacek Yerka

Born in Poland in 1952, Jacek Yerka studied fine art and graphics prior to becoming a full-time artist in 1980. While at university, Yerka resisted the constant pressures of his instructors to adopt the less detailed, less realistic techniques that … Continue reading

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POP! The Lowbrow Surrealism of Alex Gross

Pop Surrealist artist Alex Gross specializes in oil paintings on canvas whose themes include global commerce, the pursuit of beauty, alienation, and how globalization and capitalism have consumed our visual culture. His work features striking, dreamlike Victorian imagery, a haunting … Continue reading

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WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Work of Art

Before you can create a work of art, you need to have the proper tools!

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Kicking It Old School: The Classic Paintings of Georges Seurat

Georges-Pierre Seurat needs no introduction to even the casual art admirer, as he is one of the more pre-eminent late 19th century artists, and is largely responsible for ushering in the post-impressionist movement in art. Many of his works are … Continue reading

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Emotions In Motion: The Symbolist Surrealism of Duy Huynh

Vietnamese born Duy Huynh (pronounced Yee Wun) creates poetic and contemplative acrylic paintings. Duy draws inspiration from a variety of storytellers in formats that range from music and movies to ancient folklore and comic book adventures. While much of his … Continue reading

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Green Day: The Earth-Friendly Surrealism of Steven Kenny

Steven Kenny is a St. Petersburg, Florida artist whose work is an interesting mash-up of classic 17th century portraiture and surrealistic dreamscapes. His subjects are invariably surrounded by animals or other aspects of the natural realm, especially flora and birds. In … Continue reading

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Ultra-Surrealism: The Digital Art of Andrey Bobir

While doing background research on this week’s featured artist, Andrey Bobir, and his trippy surreal art,  I was a little surprised that I was unable to uncover much on the man, or his interesting photo-realistic technique. What I did discover was … Continue reading

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The Haunting Surrealism of Gabriel Pacheco

Gabriel Pacheco is a Mexican painter and illustrator known for working in the Surreal Visionary style. Born in Mexico City, he began his career as an illustrator when his sister asked him to illustrate a story she had written. Since … Continue reading

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