Tag Archives: Surrealist

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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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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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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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 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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Everything’s Gone Green: The Eco-Surrealism of Josh Keyes

Element of hope, fear and the anxiety of our uncertain times, especially when it comes to the environment, are part of the unsettling visions of Portland-based artist Josh Keyes. His worlds are populated by wild animals of all sorts roaming … Continue reading

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