Posts Tagged ‘lowbrow art

The Grotesque: International Art Exhibition is current showing at the Modern Eden Gallery in San Francisco, California. This is a group exhibition in the style of grotesques in which natural forms and monstrous figures are intertwined in bizarre or fanciful combinations. Here are samples of some of the various artists work:

The artwork of Little Sonrisa can be described as whimsical, delicate, and quirky. The way the over-sized headed subjects stare at you, whether they be children or creatures, it’s almost as if they actually see you. Her work fits nicely into the lowbrow category. Sonya also known as Little Sonrisa states “I am Austrian by [...]

If Charlie Immer’s paintings and illustrations of gorgeous colorful skulls and innards  weren’t  infused with whimsical color such as mint and cotton candy pink they would find themselves in a much darker genre of art. His paintings however are chimerical and fun in nature and falls under the category of ‘lowbrow’ (which is one of [...]

NEW WORKS OF ART BY GREG “CRAOLA” SIMKINS Greg “Craola” Simkins solo exhibit Storyteller opens tomorrow November 5, 2010 at Gallery 1988. Check out this video from Juxtapoz Magazine on Greg ‘Craola’ Simkins and his creative process.

Laurie Lipton was born in New York and began drawing at the age of four. She was the first person to graduate from Carnegie-Mellon University in Pennsylvania with a Fine Arts Degree in Drawing (with honours). She has lived in Holland, Belgium, Germany and France and has made her home in London since 1986. Her [...]

Turkish illustrator Ceren Aksungr’s drawings caught our eye due to their lowbrow nature and we’re quite partial to lowbrow art. Her work blends deviousness, with a touch of the bizarre, mixed with surrealism.

Todd Schorr’s ‘Designed For Extinction‘ opening reception is on June 26, 2010 and the exhibit will run till September 11, 2010 at Ben Maltz Gallery at the Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles.

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