The Recent, Striking Scenes of Amandine Urruty

by Andy SmithPosted on

Armed with charcoal and graphite, Amandine Urruty continues to craft scenes packed with characters and surprises in every corner. In recent works, the artist’s Victorian sensibility gorgeously renders both human and pop-cultural figures alike. Urruty was featured in Hi-Fructose Vol. 44.

“As she masters techniques of traditional drawing, Amandine Urruty offers a charming gallery of deviant portraits, associating grotesque outfits with baroque decorum which miraculously reconcile lovers of alchemistic symbolism to young ladies with too much make up,” a recent statement says. “Indeed, Amandine Urruty builds her images like we would wander in the alleys of a Sunday fee market, borrowing to the mass of objects and their second hand toys their fundamental ambivalence, being wicked and peaceful, decorative and saturated at the same time.”

See more of her recent work below.

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