Tag Archives: Surrealism

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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Sinister Beauty: The Surreal Worlds of Ray Caesar

Ray Caesar is a Toronto-based artist who creates worlds populated by pale beauties straight out of the gilded Victorian Age. His characters almost glow with a flawless, almost porcelain beauty, staring from cold, impassive eyes that project an eerie, sinister … Continue reading

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Something’s Fishy: The Surrealism of Kosuke Ajiro

This week we feature the dreamy surrealism of Japanese artist Kosuke Ajiro. I’d like to tell you a little background on this artist, but the Internet was stingy in coming up with biography info. A website and a very basic … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween: The Monstrously Clever Art of Chris McMahon & Thyrza Segal

Everyone has no doubt seen them, or maybe even owned one or two of them: pretty but generic paintings of landscapes and nature scenes that might have once lived in a backroad Motel 6 or the rec room in your … Continue reading

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Singing The Body Imperfect: The Art of Sarah-Jane Szikora

It’s often said that great art can come from great hardship, something that British artist Sarah-Jane Szikora might know a lot about. Having had major eye surgery at age 4 and struggling with an eating disorder from her teens to … Continue reading

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The Color and the Pattern: The Surreal Worlds of Deedee Cheriel

Nalini ‘Deedee’ Cheriel is a Los Angeles-based painter whose work I just recently became acquainted and subsequently fascinated with. Her dynamic use of color and antediluvian shapes and patterns really struck a chord with the graphic designer in me, and … Continue reading

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Hello There: The Mixed Media of Wilson Hsu

Hi everybody! After much discussion, debate, hand-wringing and hair pulling amongst my committee of one (that would be me and my multiple personalities), I’ve decided to move my Weekly Art Galleries from it’s traditional Thursday spot to Monday, a bold … Continue reading

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The Intimate Parade: The Symbiotic Art Of Nathan Spoor

Nathan Spoor is a Los Angeles-based painter and writer whose work I just recently became acquainted with. He shows an astonishing range in his work, everything from foreboding and morose to joyful and colorful. The one thread that links his … Continue reading

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The Ridiculous And The Sublime: The Surreal Art of Naoto Hattori

Naoto Hattori was born in 1975 in Yokohama, Japan. Raised as a child in the Japanese traditional arts and culture, he plunged into modern pop culture as a teenager, becoming enthralled in board sports  like surfing and skateboarding, street art … Continue reading

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