pop surrealism

Art

This Show Full of Cat Art Is an Instant Clawssic

The Cat Art Show 3 is proof cat art is the best art.
Beckett Mufson
6.8.18
Art

Seventy-Five Artists Honor Hayao Miyazaki in New Gallery Show

One gallery devoted an entire show to the Studio Ghibli founder's surreal world.
Beckett Mufson
9.28.17
costume design

A Surreal Pink Candyland Ballet Designed by Mark Ryden

These ballet costumes bring whipping cream, champagne, and cupcakes to twirling life.
Diana Shi
4.23.17
monday insta illustrator

Femmes Recline on Furniture in Sultry Minimal Illustrations

Ladies lounge on armchairs, couches, and stools in these pen-and-ink meditations on the female form.
Beckett Mufson
4.17.17
painting

Journey to 'Lost Olympus,' Where Greek Idols Become Kaleidoscopic Modern Paintings

Ancient myths and contemporary icons become one in multicolored paintings by Spanish street artist and muralist Okuda San Miguel.
DJ Pangburn
3.2.17
Art

Lollipops and a Powerful Female Gaze Permeate These Colorful Painted Canvases

This month at POW! WOW! Hawaii, Detroit painter and muralist Michelle Tanguay is showing her latest oil painting series, ‘Girls&Sweets.'
DJ Pangburn
2.10.17
Art

Goth-Inspired Paintings Blend Surrealist Dreamscapes with Nature | City of the Seekers

Camille Rose Garcia’s ‘Phantasmacabre’ is inspired by Alejandro Jodorowsky and Carl Jung.
Tanja M. Laden
7.21.16
Art

The Making-Of This Pixar-esque Clay Sculpture Is Extremely Satisfying [Premiere]

Jim McKenzie's intense focus on the details of sculpting clay is addicting to watch.
Beckett Mufson
6.8.16
Art

Shag’s New Show Beats the 'Jungle Drums'

The retro-loving artist talks copycats, technology, a near-death experience, and his latest show.
Tanja M. Laden
1.25.16
Stuff

'The Things I'm Interested in Have to Be Cheap and Strange': Talking to Artist Jim Shaw

Before his retrospective at the New Museum closes, the iconic "lowbrow" artist discussed his disdain for art fairs as well as his appreciation for stuff with a "psychotic undercurrent."
Zach Sokol
1.10.16