The surreal oil paintings of Mexico-born artist Jose Luis Lopez Galvan put elegant, yet strange twists on the familiar. His works recall masters like Rembrandt and Dali, while blending in a contemporary tinge and Galvan’s singular, twisted vision. The artist was last featured on HiFructose.com here.
Fiona Roberts crafts unsettling sculptures that insert human body parts into unlikely places. Whether its drapes, wallpaper, or closely placed pillows, the Australian artist’s work adds a ghostly quality to the objects that surround us. In a past statement, the artist offers insight into why she approaches her practice with this sensibility:
An ever-present quality in the illustrations and gallery work of J.A.W. Cooper is a blend of seemingly disparate influences. Her surreal pieces often carry a bit of fashion, a dash of fantasy, mythology and the natural world, and often, a bold femininity. The results are enchanting expression of Cooper’s diverse vision. The artist was last featured on HiFructose.com here.
In a new show at Superchief Gallery in Los Angeles, painter Bunnie Reiss offers a new body of work under the title “Space Angels.” This collection of acrylic paintings, sculptures, and collages continue the evolution of the artist’s ethereal, vibrant sensibility. Her new sculptures, dubbed “imaginal selves,” are “created as we retreat from the chaos so we can cocoon and dissolve our current circumstances, then come out completely new, all the way down to our gooey cellular form,” a statement says. She was last featured on HiFructose.com here.
Kikyz1313 blends graphite, watercolors, and pastels to create absorbing, yet unsettling pieces like “Effigy of Coiled Tragedies.” The points of entry to pieces by the Mexico-born artist may be gorgeous rendering and colors, yet it’s when the eye settles that it finds bleaker components. The artist was last featured on HiFructose.com here.
Just in time for Halloween, the new oil paintings of Beau White are as unsettling as they are absorbing. For this set, the Melbourne-based artist adds new layers to his work by integrating food and sweets alongside his gruesome faces. In a new group show at BeinArt Gallery in Australia, titled “Memento Mori, Memento Amare,” his latest work is collected. Isbael Peppard and Jonathan Guthmann also have pieces in the show.