American photographer Arthur Tress began his career in the 1960s creating street photographs, but soon branched out to explore the realm of the strange and grotesque. He is known for his staged surrealism and especially a series of photographs that were inspired by the dreams – or nightmares – of children.
Danish artist Maria Rubinke creates traditional porcelain sculptures, but in a twisted manner. Her sculptural works portrait children in gruesome situations. A combination of cute and gore. Although criticized by many, Maria Rubinke has her unique art style.
Laurie Lipton was inspired by the religious paintings of the Flemish School. She tried to teach herself how to paint in the style of the 17th century Dutch Masters and failed. When traveling around Europe as a student, she began developing her very own peculiar drawing technique building up tone with thousands of fine cross-hatching lines like an egg tempera painting. “It’s an insane way to draw”, she says, “but the resulting detail and luminosity is worth the amount of effort”.
Russian artist Anton Semenov‘s digital artworks are dark and creepy but also really creative and awesome. Created predominantly in photoshop, Anton’s imagination appears to have no limits…