Tag: surrealism

Hinterlands – Mathew Borrett

Works by illustrator and special effects expert Mathew Borrett have a science-fiction sensibility and a touch of the surreal. He is about to open Hinterlands, a new exhibition at Red Head Gallery in Toronto (April 26 – May 20). I am a fan of his climate-change influenced, dystopian […]

Ray Caesar – Constitutional

Just a quick look at a new-ish work by the inimitable Ray Caesar, the digital surrealist who captures life in such a creative way. This is called Daily Constitutional (24 x 30 – Edition of 20) and reflects the isolation of the pandemic. More on his website, here. […]

Sketchbook Saturday – Surreal

No better place than a sketchbook to portray the mix of fact and fancy that creates the surreal. (Above: Pat Perry) Such a wide range of styles in this genre, but always imaginative. From Jared Muralt on Behance. From Miles Johnston Sketchbook, here. These creatures are from Vorja […]

Quick Hits: Remedios Varo

This recent acquisition by the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) is by the late Remedios Varo (1908-1963), a surrealist worth knowing.  Raised by a Catholic mother and an atheist engineer father, these two forces — the spiritual and scientific — heavily influenced Varo’s artistic career.

Ray Caesar: Digital Surrealism

This interpretation of “Desire” is from the massive portfolio of Toronto surrealist Ray Caesar, a renowned digital artist who spent part of his working life (1980-1997) in the Art and Photography Department of The Hospital For Sick Children.