Contemporary Surreal Digital Art


Digital art is an artistic work or practice that uses digital technology as an essential part of the creative or presentation process. Since the 1970s, various names have been used to describe the process including computer art and multimedia art, and digital art is itself placed under the larger umbrella term new media art.
- Wikipedia

Surrealistic digital art -- art that uses a computer as one of the defining methods of its creation-- is as varied as the vision of the artist itself.

Major genres within surreal digital art include photo manipulation, digital collage, digital painting, CGI/3D-rendering, Algorithm Art & Digital Animation.

Christian Schloe’s Amazing Surreal Art

By Admin / December 13, 2015 / 1 Comment

Christian Schloe creates hauntingly surreal art. Schloe’s digital art feels the tiniest bit in dialogue with the victorian surrealism of Jeffrey Harp, but these digital surrealist artists are also wildly different. Schloe’s work is brighter, more colorful, and less emotionally dark. Yet it still plays with the notions of nostalgia and uses motifs of victorian paintings and […]

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By Admin / November 14, 2015 / 0 Comments

Ever wanted a framed painting of Sir Bill Murray? Or General Christopher Walken? You’re in luck! George Dawe was an English portrait artist who painted 329 portraits of Russian generals active during Napoleon’s invasion of Russia for the Military Gallery of the Winter Palace, Saint Petersburg, Russia. ReplaceFace uses digital copies of these paintings as a basis […]

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Jarek Kubicki Digital Paintings

By Admin / October 15, 2015 / 0 Comments

Polish artist Jerek Kubicki creates painterly, mostly monochromatic digital paintings. The work feels almost like the demonic lovechild of Jackson Pollock and Zdzislaw Beksinski. I love it. It’s brilliant. It appears as though Kubicki is painting on his photography, or photographing his painting (or both) and melding digital and organic seamlessly together. Recurring themes include the […]

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3 women made of paper spirals standing in the water in the moonlight at night

Liz Huston

By Admin / October 2, 2015 / 0 Comments

California-based artist Liz Huston makes gorgeous art inspired by philosophy, spirituality and mythology. She owns an art and curiosity shop where you can buy her work in LA (or online through the link below!) What follows is her latest work, her artist statement, and finally excepts from an interview with her. Leave a comment below […]

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By Admin / May 28, 2015 / 0 Comments | | German artist Pierre Schmidt, also known as “Drømsjel”, creates mind-bending imagery that combines illustration and collage techniques. His works are partly inspired by German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, who challenged ideas about individuality and the meaning of our existence. Via HiFructose

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