Victor Castillo’s art: dark acrylic paintings that still exude a comic cheerfulness

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By Mareike Muller in New Art on Friday 4 October 2013

When Victor Castillo was a little boy, he was totally fascinated by the animations and science fiction movies he saw on Chilean TV. This was when he began drawing, using this animated inspiration source to create his own two-dimensional fiction. Many years later, when living in Barcelona, he enriched and perfected his signature style by […]

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Zach Cohen

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By Gerry Mak in New Art on Friday 8 July 2011

Using amusing tropes from horror and sci-fi films as well as carnival side shows, artist Zach Cohen creates wonderfully surreal images that are tinged with a bit of indie culture disaffected-ness.

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Ryn Wilson

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By Gerry Mak in New Art on Monday 28 February 2011

New Orleans-based artist Ryn Wilson specializes in highly-composed installations that deal with notions of the body, sexual trauma and objectification, and horror.

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Jeremy Geddes

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By Gerry Mak in New Art on Monday 7 June 2010

Jeremy Geddes’ gorgeous and lyrical astronaut paintings suggests man’s increasing alienation from his environment be it natural, architectural, or even metaphysical. His other pieces, often drawing from vintage horror and sci-fi tropes, also suggest a loneliness and physical dissociation with their central figures inhabiting a sparse, empty space and the viewpoint often skewed at a […]

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