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.
Magritte VR is a virtual reality journey through the work of one of the world’s greatest and most popular artists. This VR experience is triggered simultaneously for a shared immersive experience, for an audience of 50 at a time, produced and directed by BDH Immersive. Magritte VR uses hi-resolution scans of Magritte’s original paintings and […]Read More
One of the world’s greatest paintings in virtual reality. Fly through The Garden of Earthly Delights by Hieronymus Bosch on the back of a fish. BOSCH VR is available for Android and iPhone smartphones (links to Stores) as an app. Made ‘for Hieronymus’ by BDH to celebrate 500 years of the visionary genius. Published in […]Read More