Sunday, May 20, 2007

Some paintings...ewww Pop Surrealism

We dig into the archives for the first art post.
Here's a few paintings from artist Matt Haney's spring 2005 galley show in Little Rock, Ark.
"The Circle K Dies Screaming", acrylic on canvas, 2005

"Super Fighting Robot", acrylic on canvas, 2005

"Breakfast with Krankor", acrylic on canvas, 2005

"Happy Hour", acrylic on canvas, 2005

A little background on the artist...
Matt writes:

I'm heavily influenced by: Pop culture. Particularly comic books, animation, science fiction and horror films, as well as Japanese monster movies and superheroes.
I into: Pop Art, Surrealism, Expressionism, Ash Can School, classic comic art and pulp illustration.
Artists that have influenced and inspired me are: Francis Bacon, Jack Kirby, Egon Schiele, Max Beckmann, Daniel Clowes, Edward Hopper, Bruce Timm, Alex Toth, Steve Rude, John Kricfalusi, Jack Davis, Bob Clampett, Frank Miller, Jim Woodring, Tex Avery, Chris Ware, Johnny Ryan and Dave Cooper.

1 comment:

andrew said...

I just wanted to introduce myself. I am the owner of a Gallery which specializes in Pop Surrealism, Lowbrow Art, Street Art and other forms of subversive and pop imagery art. Please stop by our website and see what we are all about. Thank you.

Andrew Michael Ford