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Surrealism

Will Ryman's Topsy-Turvy World

Posted 03.19.2012 | Arts

Will Ryman is known for his hyper-enlarged sculptures which use manipulate expectations of size and materials to create absurd spaces. The Manhatt...

Banal Is The New Bizarre

Posted 03.19.2012 | Arts

A leisurely stroll around the internet will result in an overload of sex, gore, crazies and talented animals all in the same 5 minute video. And the s...

Louise Bourgeois: The Return Of The Repressed

Posted 03.16.2012 | Arts

Louise Bourgeois created haunting sculptural forms inspired by femininity and domesticity. But through her touch, these 'soft' subject matters morph i...

Burn, Baby Burn!

Posted 03.13.2012 | Arts

"Burn, baby burn, disco inferno..." The Rotterdam-based artist collective Rotganzen has created some outta sight melting disco balls for those of u...

Ghost Pictures

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.11.2012 | Arts

Francesca Woodman turns familiar domestic spaces into places haunted by feminine spirits. It is hard not to include Woodman's own tragic tale in the i...

Stunning, Surreal Animal Kingdom

Posted 03.09.2012 | Arts

Simen Johan's photography collection "Until The Kingdom Comes" features portraits of animals in eerily calm repose. The Norwegian artist first take...

See: When Kids Rule The Home

Posted 03.09.2012 | Arts

Julie Blackmon is a mother of three and the oldest of nine children, so it's probably not surprising that her series "Domestic Vacations" captures the...

Surreal And Haunting Picture Puzzles

Posted 03.05.2012 | Arts

Berlin artist Marcel Eichner creates haunting picture puzzles where distinctions between the banal and the surreal are chewed up and spit back out. Li...

SEE: Observations of Light and Matter

Posted 03.04.2012 | Arts

For "Observations of Light and Matter" at Toronto's Cooper Cole Gallery, the artist Brendan Monroe takes us past a simple plane of isolation by incorp...

Oliver Vernon 'Tilts' Our Perceptions

Posted 03.03.2012 | Arts

The two extremes of artistic vision can create a vacuous, polarizing effect. Though gray areas abound, the push-and-pull between depicting reality and...

David Lynch Is Back!

Posted 03.02.2012 | Arts

David Lynch is the master of creating those uncomfortable moments in which the banal gives way to the absurd; through film, music and visual arts Lync...

Alex Prager Gets A Little Bit Dramatic

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.11.2012 | Arts

Alex Prager's photographs are emblems of the joys and tragedies of living in Los Angeles. The self-taught photographer does for LA what Woody Allen di...

Surreal Scenes Are Captured On Google Street View

Posted 02.27.2012 | Arts

In 2007, Google released Google Street View, in which a computer user could access a virtual panoramic image of many streets in the world. House or ap...

DVF Gets Surreal

Posted 02.21.2012 | Arts

Good advertising instills a desire in the viewer to become a part of the scene, and good ads frequently invoke the masters of art in order to get thei...

Who... Or What... Is "An Exquisite Beast?"

Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts

What, you may ask is "An Exquisite Beast"? It is a daily project by designer and illustrator Emory Allen, an ever-expanding assemblage of images which...

Footage From Dali's Out Of Control Dinner Party

Posted 01.19.2012 | Arts

And you thought Marina Abramovic's MOCA dinner was crazy! Everyone's favorite surrealist known for his over-the-top mustache apparently could throw a...

PHOTOS + VIDEO: Google Earth's Gorgeous Glitches

Posted 01.13.2012 | Arts

Postcards from Google Earth, Bridges from clement valla on Vimeo. A glitch is a shortlived fault in a system, and when it malfunctions it gives way...

WATCH: Bar Designed By The Oscar-Winning Creator of 'Alien'

Posted 12.02.2011 | Arts

The world of surrealist painter and Oscar-winning visual effects wizard H.R. Giger is frightening for most of us. Known for dehumanizing bio-mechanica...

PHOTOS: This Is Not René Magritte's Birthday

Posted 11.21.2011 | Arts

René Magritte was born in Belgium 113 years ago today. Since then, he has pleased our eyes and tickled our minds with his poetic subversions of reali...

Wallace Berman: The Aleph Male

Tom Teicholz | Posted 01.18.2012 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

All too rare is an art exhibition that invites the viewer to share in the joy of discovery, engaging us as confidants in new revelations that suddenly seem self-evident. "Speaking in Tongues: Wallace Berman and Robert Heinecken, 1961-1976," is just such an exhibition.

Ingenue Interview -- Chloe: Chasser Croiser/The Surreal and Its Echo

Nicole Garton | Posted 12.13.2011 | Arts
Nicole Garton

Chloé's style, poised between genres and aesthetics, reflects a unique eclecticism which has led her to become one of the most sought-after leaders of the contemporary electronic scene.

Decoding Deception: The Neo-Tesselations of Langdon Graves

Posted 12.06.2011 | Arts

From Beautiful/Decay: Langdon Graves is all about the mystery of deception and illumination. Her drawings utilize two contradicting devices, photo-...

LISTEN: David Lynch's Bizarre New Single

Posted 12.04.2011 | Arts

Experimental auteur David Lynch released the first single from his upcoming electronic album Crazy Clown Time, and boy is it a doozie. As in Lynch'...

Dali Apes Straightlaced Reporter

Posted 12.03.2011 | Arts

From his gravity-defying moustache to his enchantingly impenetrable accent, Salvador Dali is anything but easily understood. His eccentric personality...

Capitalism to Be Replaced By Surrealism

Spencer Green | Posted 12.02.2011 | Comedy
Spencer Green

Under surrealism, price determination will be based on the toss of a two-headed cloud during the hours of 3:00am to eleventy-never, while money will be different kinds of soup, ranging from New England barbed wire to cream of enervation.