Belgian artist Hans Op de Beeck says he “seeks to create a form of visual fiction that delivers a moment of wonder, silence and introspection.” That would certainly be the result with any of his life-size, surrealistic, monochrome sculptures.
This detail from one of the earliest known maps of southern Africa was expected to fetch up to $5,000 at an auction last month but went for $87,500 – perhaps because of the killer lobsters attacking shipwrecked sailors.
The illustrations of Spanish artist Sonia Alins are a well-mixed combination of surrealism and visual poetry, such as in this allegorical representation of Japanese bath culture.
London-based Lukas Vojir is the 3D Motion Graphics artist behind these mesmerizing creations, done for clients such as Apple, Nike, VELCRO and (below) the London Symphony Orchestra.
Spanish graphic designer Miguel Ángel Camprubí gets it right with these illustrations for a Summer Reading feature. Editorial illustration can be a tough assignment, but this is such a stylish way to freshen up a tired topic.
For a deeper look into the detail of Pablo Picasso’s still lifes, consider Remai Modern’s collection of working proofs, part of their collection of Picasso linocuts. Anatomy of a Still Life is on through April, 2020 at the Saskatoon gallery. One extraordinary example, Nature morte à la pastèque […]