08/16/2013 11:04 am ET

Christian Rex van Minnen on the ImageBlog

"Cutthroat", 2013, Oil on Oil Paper, 11x7". From 'Welsh Rats' solo exhibition, Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO, March 14- May 4th 2013. 'Cutthroat' confuses the face with it's superficial attributes, such as tattoos, allowing several layers of illusion to operate simultaneously. Images courtesy of Robischon Gallery and the artist, and