Tag: surrealism

Eyecandy: John Stezaker

©John Stezaker

At first sight the work of John Stezaker look like classic and old pictures. But who risks a closer look will see that the artist has mixed several pictures into collage, who often contain a deeper meaning.

Gender stereotypes are mingled and exposed: The face of the net looking man is marked by a deep cut – that is filled with the face of a woman. And the face of the beauty from the 150s is hidden behind a postcard showing a tunnel: A hint to her state of mind? Mainly a hint to the artists’ passion for surrealism!

Roy Nachum

Israeli visual artist and painter, Roy Nachum, creates photorealistic oil paintings that illustrate surrealistic images. His works employ Braille, a method that is widely used by people who are visually impaired to read and write, and a “double vision” technique that challenges those with sight to question the limitations of their vision. All the texts in Braille comprise poems written by the Nachum and are inspired by the paintings.

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