Lowbrow art, or pop surrealism, is a visual art movement that arose in Los Angeles, California, area in the late 1970s. Its cultural roots are inspired by underground comics, punk music, tiki culture, and hot-rod cultures of the street. The terms lowbrow and pop surrealism are used interchangeably. Lowbrow is often humorous, sarcastic, or ironic.
Most lowbrow artworks are paintings, but there are also toys, digital art, sculpture, and collage.
Find contemporary pop-surrealist and lowbrow artists working today.
Waone is an Artist / Muralist from Kyiv, Ukraine. ARTIST STATEMENT The main goal of my art is to find out who am I and explore the outside world.Viewing through the lens of the creative process gives me the possibilityto shift the focus away from the vanity of common life and tap into stranger invisible world, […]Read More
About Charles Wilkin My work is a loose collection of thoughts and observations in many ways and less about one specific theme. I see it as being a reflection of the world we live in, with all its ugliness and cruelty. But from that, I strive to extract the beauty and empathy hidden underneath and […]Read More
About Luke Gray Hailing from Leicester, England, Luke Gray is a surrealist/symbolist illustrator and painter. Born color blind he was forced to use an almost exclusively black and white color palette, working with patterns and textures rather than color. After studying graphic design in London, he packed his bags and flew to Russia, then hitchhiked from […]Read More