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Romantic Drawings Make Mundane Situations Surreal | Monday Insta Illustrator

Israeli artist Yuval Robichek makes both cute and cutting illustrations of love and life.
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Romance and relaxation are Israeli illustrator Yuval Robichek's biggest fixations. His poetic observation of the patterns of beach bums lazing in the sand and his daily hygiene routine blend with both cute and cutting surveillence of relationships. One minute he's noticing how the sun over the ocean looks kind of like an umbrella, the next he's describing a relationship as a chasm over which the man has blown a bridge of bubbles labeled, "Promises." Ouch.

Robichek also mixes his illustrations with photography, á la Marty Cooper, Jean Jullien, and Sean Charmantz, playing with spacial relations or adding plot twists to his coarse black-and-white film. Based in Tel Aviv, Robichek's work has appeared on the cover of REST magazine, and he's currently working on a campaign with Perrier. Enjoy a taste of his perverse humor and knack for turning shapes into emotional observations in the Instagrams below.

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Follow Yuval Robichek's work here, and check out The Creators Project's Instagram feed to find your next favorite artist.

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