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  • Claude Verlinde

    Claude Verlinde is a French painter who works in the vein of “fantastic realism”, sometimes called “magic realism”, and his work shows the lineage of fantastical art from Bruegel and Bosch to the Surrealists and contemporary magic realists. I would also suspect that a number of the Surrealists, and certainly contemporary magic realists, were influenced…

  • Jacek Yerka (update 2011)

    I wrote about Polish painter Jacek Yerka back in 2006 and again in 2007. A recent visit to his website showed it to be updated with new paintings and worth another visit. Yerka, who some might label Surrealist, but I think of as a magic realist, primarily creates landscapes — of a sort. They are…

  • The 50 best comic covers of 2010 on Robot 6

    Comic book covers, like the covers of books and magazines, have a singular purpose, to attract your attention, get you to pick up the book and plunk down your hard earned dollars in exchange for the promised wonders within. Comic book covers are important enough that, though they are sometimes created by the artists who…

  • Jake Baddeley

    Jake Baddeley gives little information about himself on his website, save to call himself a symbolist painter and artist. Looking through his work, I see classical training, influences from the Surrealists and Magic Realists, and a fascination with the art and invention of the Renaissance. He uses a muted, controlled palette, with passages of restrained…

  • Guy Billout

    Guy Billout seems fascinated with patterns, whether of hedgerow mazes, the multiple columns of colonnades, tiled floors or repeated structures; particularly those patterns that lead us to one conclusion, only to be presented with another. Billout is a French illustrator who deals in quiet irony. His images are still and contemplative, even when portraying dramatic…

  • Metamorphosis and the beinArt Collective

    Metamorphosis is a new book of contemporary fantastic, visionary, outsider, and magic realist art published by the beinAart International Surreal Art Collective. Founded in 2002 by Jon Beinart as the beinArt Australian Surreal Art Collective and expanded internationally in 2006, the collective has a presence in the form of a web site with galleries of…