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Bizarre Wide-Eyed Hybrids Reflect Imagined Landscapes in Naoto Hattori’s Miniature Paintings

 Art #animals #miniature #painting #surreal September 3, 2021 Grace Ebert “Green Walk.” All images © Naoto Hattori, shared with permission At once adorable and unnervingly surreal, the fantastical creatures rendered by Naoto Hattori (previously) seamlessly meld the myriad textures and colors found in nature into unusual hybrids. They’re often fluffy, equipped with horns in …

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Infinite Architectural Metropolises Balance Order and Chaos in Benjamin Sack’s Drawings

 Art #architecture #drawing #labyrinth #mazes #surreal June 23, 2021 Grace Ebert “Boxed In.” All images © Benjamin Sack, shared with permission In Benjamin Sack’s imagined environments, it’s not uncommon to find angular mazes resembling dystopian structures, buildings packed so closely together it’s difficult to distinguish one from the next, and labyrinthine walkways that spiral …

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Surreal Watercolor Illustrations Shake Back and Forth in Marija Tiurina’s Chaotic Stereograms

 Animation Art Illustration #painting #surreal #video #watercolor May 27, 2021 Grace Ebert All image © Marija Tiurina, shared with permission Longtime Colossal readers will recognize the surreal, fictionalized scenes illustrated by Marija Tiurina (previously). Whether a bizarre mishmash of thoughts from quarantine or a crowded parallel universe in North London, Tiurina’s works are a …

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Graphite Portraits Distort and Intertwine Subjects to Visualize Metaphors of the Body

 Art Illustration #anatomy #drawing #graphite #portraits #surreal April 12, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Miles Johnston, shared with permission Malmö, Sweden-based artist Miles Johnston portrays subjects whose figures are in states of flux, whether through fragmented bodies, multiplied faces, or limbs contorted into impossible positions. Often depicting Johnston (previously) or his partner, the …

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Faces and Fingers Glazed in Celadon Emerge from Surreal Vessels by Canopic Studio

 Art #anatomy #body #ceramics #clay #identity #surreal March 22, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Canopic Studio, shared with permission Disembodied faces and fingers encircle the surreal vessels created by Canopic Studio, a Los Angeles-based practice helmed by Claire and Curran Wedner. Known for their ceramics that display human anatomy in a repetitious pattern, …

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New Perspective-Bending Collages by Lola Dupré Distort and Reconfigure Pets and Portraits

 Art Photography #animals #architecture #collage #humor #surreal March 19, 2021 Grace Ebert “Cleo” (2020), 8.2 x 11.6 inches. All images © Lola Dupré, shared with permission Glasgow-based artist Lola Dupré (previously) continues her practice of slicing and rearranging photographs and art historical works into cleverly surreal collages. Her newest manipulations include a blockheaded Léon …

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