Mixed Media

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.

Marta Zubieta’s Alice in Lockdown

By Admin / December 17, 2021 / 0 Comments

Alice in Lockdown is a self-directed illustration project by Marta Zubieta that explores the confusion and self-transformation journey we have gone through since the beginning of the lockdown in the UK. Bringing vibrant color to quite bleak subjects, Zubieta explores the millennial culture and its issues through pink-tinted glasses, neon colors, and dreamy characters. Zubieta […]

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9 Unexpectedly Surreal Affordable Art Prints

By Admin / July 19, 2018 / 1 Comment

A small curated selection of gorgeous contemporary art prints from some of today’s most promising surrealistic artists. The following are just a few beautiful surreal gems from some of the many talented artists including surrealistic painting, collage, and lowbrow pop surrealism. 1. Midnight Mass by Michelle Concetta Brilliant surrealist collage artist Michelle Concetta contrasts classical […]

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Pareidolic Apophenic Morphogenesis Method

By Admin / October 13, 2017 / 0 Comments

Artist Statement Pareidolic Apophenic Morphogenesis is the search to see things that only exist on the dark screen of the inner mind. My works represent a journey from chaos, line and color into shape, form and content — freely growing from the mind’s inner eye onto the visual surface. A world of fantastic landscapes, strange […]

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Ryota Matsumoto – Variable Phase Opacities

By Admin / September 25, 2017 / 0 Comments

Artist Statement Matsumoto’s artwork reflects the morphological transformations of our ever-evolving ecological milieus that are attributed to a multitude of spatio-temporal phenomena influenced by socioeconomic and built environments. They are created as visual commentaries on speculative changes in notions of societies, cultures and ecosystems in the transient nature of shifting topography and geology. The artwork […]

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