Posts tagged " surrealism "

Surreal Cutout Paper Collages by Jay Riggio

March 21st, 2016 Posted by Art, Collage, Featured, New York, Surrealism No Comment yet

Most of the people in Riggio’s work have abstracted or replaced heads. The exception is one piece titled, “The Way You Fell In Love With A Girl,” in which all of the subjects’ faces are intact. He includes a male figure in a speedo flying near the top of the frame, but he is perfectly split in two right at the waist. Confusing? Yes. Captivating? Absolutely!

Surreal Altered Photography by Matthew Coglianese

March 7th, 2016 Posted by Art, Chicago, Collage, Digital, Photography, Surrealism No Comment yet

Today, Colgianese’s work emphasizes the appearance of big banks in his digitally altered photographs. Colgianese says that he draws the most enjoyment from altering images because in this step of his creative process the “visual truth” is in his hands. He is able to create something that could never exist otherwise.

Aaron Rivera’s Celebration of Leisure through Painting

September 14th, 2015 Posted by Art, Featured, Film, Illustration, Los Angeles, Mixed Media, Paintings, San Francisco No Comment yet

Aaron Rivera is an artist in the Los Angeles area who we had the pleasure to meet at Le Luz de Jesus Gallery in LA. Rivera works in a variety of mediums – launching himself in his teens as a muralist, Aaron Rivera has traveled many roads in the expansive world of art, from small scale painting to puppet design for the eccentric Spike Jonze. His work possesses a certain bright sentimentality and elicits fond memories and feelings of days passed and those still to come. Rivera takes you on a mental and emotional vacation through his most recent expressions in the celebration of leisure.

Brooklyn’s Lizzie Gill Unifies Digital Art with Retro and Modern Romance

June 30th, 2015 Posted by Art, Featured No Comment yet

The suspended disbelief is palpable in Lizzie Gill’s images. Composed through digital collage and then translated onto canvas through mixed media and oil, her creations are more than just reflections of a commodity-based culture, they’re a dream-like world wherein pop culture becomes the sky itself. The Brooklyn-based artist utilizes pronounced themes of retro Americana nostalgically contrasted with a contemporary context to create a world that is sublimely disarming and all together enchanting.

Kayrock Screenprinting Fosters Artist Growth

May 26th, 2015 Posted by Art, Featured No Comment yet

Brooklyn based Kayrock Screenprinting has multiple programs aimed at producing silkscreen prints, paper prints and books of art; however, the 100-year-old coverted rope factory is much more than the home of a studio offering printing services. Kayrock is an artists’ collective that collaborates with other artists to create, distribute and promote their work to the betterment of all involved.

The Mind of Molokid

February 9th, 2015 Posted by Art, Featured No Comment yet

Molokid’s collection feels like a labyrinth. It’s a maze that one travels through, exploring different realms and various layers of art and the human state.

Auditory Visuals on Tycho’s ‘Awake’

August 1st, 2014 Posted by Featured, Music No Comment yet

Tycho’s newest album ‘Awake’ sounds like looking up at the sun from underwater.

Claudio Parentela (Rome, Italy)

February 3rd, 2014 Posted by Art, Featured No Comment yet

In Claudio Parentela’s images, chaotic flurries of visual free association combine with cubism’s curiosity for exploring the underlying geometry of a form.

Exhibition Review: Bill Dunlap’s “Honorificabilitudinitatibus,” University of Maryland

October 11th, 2013 Posted by Art, Featured No Comment yet

Bill Dunlap’s newest exhibition deals in raw emotional sweeps of color, as well as an engagement with the written word and the impact of the geometric line.

Naoto Hattori (New York / Japan)

April 24th, 2012 Posted by Art, Featured No Comment yet

Faces that bend and turn as cheeks act like ventricles and cranium’s dissipate into subatomic strands; Naoto Hattori makes anything possible.