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Artist Mike Campau combines photography and digital techniques for his “Antisocial” series, a project that takes a pointed look at digital platforms we use to communicate. For much of the work, there’s a cynical beauty in the details, with letter boards reflecting our frivolous behavior and dependency on social media. In a statement, he offers some insight into the series:

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The eerie works of William Basso blend painting, drawing, photography, collage, and sculpture. And even more varied are the influences of these strange scenes, from Eastern European art and the Renaissance to pulp comics and folklore. The artist’s work is influenced by his experience in the film industry, crafting special-effect characters.

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Pulling single word statements from her Instagram account, Diana Georgie creates jarring, sometimes humorous, and contemplative juxtapositions against floral backdrops. The acrylic paintings are deceptively simple in their approach, yet with these brief statements, she’s able to both dismantle and examine the intentions of those who used the words. She shows these paintings in a new show at Gallery 30 South in a new show, “Pleasure Paradox,” running through Feb. 28.

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In a new show at Weinstein Gallery in San Francisco, Miss Van’s work is shown alongside an artist born 70 years before her, yet also exploring both surrealist and feminine sensibilities. A dialogue occurs between Van’s new work and that of Leonor Fini, who the spot says “was arguably the most ferociously and heroically independent woman artist of the 20th century.” Fini passed away in 1996.

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Los Angeles-born artist Camille Rose Garcia crafts vibrant, horror-infused paintings. A new show at Dorothy Circus Gallery in Italy, titled “The Ballrooms of Mars,” compile a new body of work from the artist. Her multimedia pieces are often cited as being influenced by Max Fleischer, Disney, ’50s-era films, and the work of William Burroughs. The show kicks off Feb. 24 and runs through April 7.

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Angela Gram’s oil paintings are alive with explorations of the natural world injected with distorted, vibrant sensibility. “The Past is Alive,” a show running at Gallery Poulsen in Denmark from Feb. 24 through the end of March, collects a new set of kinetic works. This new collection “The Past is Alive,” a show running at Gallery Poulsen in Denmark through “constant fascination with the monstrously surreal, expressed through her deconstructed animal kingdom.”