Alice's Blog Posts Tagged 'Surreal' (25)

Tony Tasset's Surreal Sculptures (6 total)



If you're in Chicago, chances are you've already ran into Tony Tasset's three-story high, hyperrealistic fiberglass eyeball. In Pritzker Park sits Eye, a colossal sphere that was commissioned by the Chicago Loop Alliance. (As part of its premiere Art Loop installation, a new, temporary work "by an important artist" is to be installed each summer.) The American…

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Added by alice on July 14, 2010 at 3:30pm — 4 Comments

Beautiful and Dark Surreal Art (40 photos)



Started in Europe during the early 1920's, Surrealism has risen to new and exciting heights since the dawn of the digital age. A new generation of artists have emerged who explore the subconscious mind, who freely meander between what's real and unreal. Using tools such as Photoshop and Illustrator, they bring to life our nightmares and dreams, creating beautiful,…

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Added by alice on June 24, 2010 at 9:30am — 5 Comments

Magical Photography by Shinji Watanabe (12 photos)

Japanese fashion photographer and film director Shinji Watanabe has one of those portfolios that makes you stop what you are doing and stare. Every picture tells an amazing story and his attention to detail pulls you in, making you dream of worlds you never knew existed. Magical, surreal and stunning are just some of the words that can describe his… Continue

Added by alice on June 21, 2010 at 9:30am — 7 Comments

Mysterious Stories Set in Suburban America (15 photos)

American photographer Gregory Crewdson creates haunting moments frozen in time. Set in nondescript suburban America, his photos explore the disturbing drama that exists in everyday life. His elaborately staged sets bring to mind the world of film. It's no wonder as Crewdson cites The Twilight Zone, Stephen Spielberg's Close Encounters of the Third Kind, David Lynch's… Continue

Added by alice on June 15, 2010 at 12:00pm — 4 Comments

Mystical Surreal Art (10 total)

Earthbound





Using Photoshop, Jay (or One Tainted Angel on DeviantArt) creates mystical, surreal art that's beautiful yet haunting. His photomanipulations are somewhat subtle but his stories are spectacularly clear. Like digital artists Stanislav Odyagailo and…

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Added by alice on March 9, 2010 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

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