Over a lifetime of sleepless nights, Theodor Seuss Geisel, aka children’s author Dr Seuss, created hundreds of artworks he called his ‘Midnight Paintings’. Although famous for his rhyming picture books, Geisel created topical and surrealist […]
Lithuanian artist Gediminas Pranckevičius makes utterly stunning surreal landscapes of stone minds and impossibly stacked houses, where shadowy sea creatures prowl like phobias inside wall-less seas and we each live inside a house made of […]
UK collage artist Andrew Blucha creates darkly surrealist illustrations under the moniker Metafables, which is an excellent description of his work. For more on why that’s so, see Visions of Excess.
I had a dream based on the painting “In the Pavilion of the Red Clown” by Robert Williams. I was in a demented circus pitched in a field. There was no sense that there was […]
Another periodic update to my ongoing collection The Eyes Have It, Eye Spy, Eye Always Feel Like, and Eye Drank What?
Peter Blume (1906-1992), The Rock, 1948. Via: https://biblioklept.org/2019/10/03/the-rock-peter-blume/
Although they look like paintings, the works of prolific Austrian artist Christian Schloe are actually composed in Photoshop. Through the themes of night and flight, where everything is aloft on wings or trees or water, […]
Some new work by the ever-amazing German artist Chrigel Farner, previously featured on the blog.
Artist Bill Mayer has created book covers and illustrated classic stories, including Orwell’s Animal Farm. His fine art blends the eerie and whimsical into dreamlike alternate realities where plants and animals make up aristocratic high […]
The work of Jon MacNair is best described as “Hieronymus Bosch meets Mickey Mouse” — or more aptly the Fleischer brothers, but I’m not sure how many people know who they were anymore. Surrealist landscapes […]