Pop Surrealism

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Dan Quintana

Completely self-taught, Los Angeles-based artist Dan Quintana channels a style strongly reminiscent of the famous Hieronymus Bosch, only with a modern twist. Quintana ’s tones, brushwork and overall technique pays homage to the great 13th-century master while the subject matter separates his work from the one of his stylistic mentor. Dan’s art is...

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August Vilella

Surreal and eerie motifs and sentiments represent the foundation of the work of August Vilella and reflect his fascination with different worlds and realities. The very choice of traditional portrayal seems to reflect the artist’s interest in examining not...

Kari-Lise Alexander in front of her work 'When One Wonders'

Kari-Lise Alexander

Kari-Lise Alexander is an American artist, famous for depicting human bodies, mostly women figures, in her paintings. As someone who enjoys spending time in nature, especially hiking with her husband in the mountains, it is not strange that some of her works...

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Jacub Gagnon

Jacub Gagnon is a Canadian artist, known for combining seemingly incompatible elements like animals and objects, therefore, creating catchy and wonderful Pop Surrealist paintings. His art exceeds the common rules of the natural world and enters the parallel...

Magic Realism

Konrad Klapheck

In Konrad Klapheck’s work comically absurd, sexually indicative and magnified cartoonlike everyday objects had found its depiction in a very strict, strong, vivid and stark style. This German graphic artist and painter have become famous for his Typewriters...

Bruno Pontiroli

Aiming to turn the relatively narrow vision of the world upside down, Bruno Pontiroli is a French contemporary artist, whose work disturbs the imagination of his viewers, all while bombarding the acceptable reality with images that are as comprehensible as...

Peter Saul

Peter Saul

Providing satirical commentary on American culture, politics, and history, Peter Saul is a painter and printmaker known for his electric color palette and comically horrific use of the human figure. Saturated with absurd hybrid creatures, social and political...

Ilia Mayer

Ilia Mayer is a graphic artist and a music producer known for his large-scale watercolors and murals. His works oscillate between street art and the most avant-garde illustration as he moves effortlessly between various medias, styles, and scales. Discussing...

Yoshitomo Nara

Yoshitomo Nara is one of the most popular Japanese painters who portrayed wide-eyed children and dogs. Along with the painting, he draws, makes sculptures and illustrations. His major breakthrough occurred in 1990’s when the Pop art expansion spread...

Kenny Scharf

The artworks of Kenny Scharf, who is a  muralist, painter, sculptor, and installation artist, have been often described as playful, optimistic, bubbly and full of joy.  Scharf, a native of sunny California, is most famous for his highly imaginative...

Mark Ryden - Artist in front of his movable art feast Memory Lane - Image Via Huffington Post

Mark Ryden

A master of subtle contradictions and general cuteness, Mark Ryden is an American painter and a key individual of the Lowbrow art movement, more commonly known as Pop Surrealism. Alongside his talented wife Marion Peck who is also an important element of the...

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Camille Rose Garcia

Camille Rose Garcia’s impressive art, which floats in the limbo between fairy tales and gothic horror, belongs to the underground art movement called Pop Surrealism or Lowbrow. Garcia’s paintings, sculptures, and prints, which are bittersweet and...

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Kukula

As is the case with most artists who have established a personal variation of the Pop surrealism style, Nataly Abramovitch has created a unique, intimate universe rich with content. Better known by her artistic name of Kukula, this young artist has been...

Marion Peck - Photo of the artist - Photo Credits The Hundreds

Marion Peck

If there ever was such a thing as cuteness overload, Marion Peck‘s work would be cutting it pretty close. But luckily for both us and her, such a foolish concept does not exist. Via her oil paintings, she takes us into a wonderful world full of solitude...

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Greg Simkins

As we grow older, it seems that most of us lose our childishness – we become more mature and less capable of being spontaneous, unselfconscious and cheerful. All those fascinating creatures who lived only in our imagination disappear and we are forced...

Mijn Schatje

Le château des Ifs, in the Frioul archipelago, is a fortress and a former prison where Alexandre Dumas’ novel The Count of Monte Cristo is settled. This is the place where one girl’s imagination ran freely – maturing, growing, and waiting for...

Alex Garant

The eyes are windows to the soul, or so they say. However, the eyes in Alex Garant’s artworks are so much more. They will make you think about yourself, your youth, the choices you made, all of that while you feel like you’re walking in a hall of mirrors,...

Filthy The Bear

Filthy The Bear is a German-born pop surreal artist living and working in Australia. His work is mostly influenced by his childhood, cartoons like Masters of the Universe, Mightor, Superfriends, Herculoids, Voltron and such movies as the Six Million Dollar...

Jessica Charlotte

Jessica Charlotte

Jessica Charlotte is an Australian artist who constantly explores the hidden parts of her mind, transmitting its content onto canvas. What she founds there are strange creatures in a dreamlike surroundings.   Elizabeth and Frida   Ever since Jessica...

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Colin Christian

Colin Christian is a London-born Pop surrealist/lowbrow sculptor, known for his signature large-scale anime-inspired sculptures. His art is influenced by a Swiss surrealist painter H. R. Giger, old science fiction movies, the leather and bondage cultures,...