Colette Calascione creates beautifully odd surreal fine art. Many of her subjects are, quite literally, two faced.
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I’ve been staring at Lukasz Wodynski’s Human Light series, admiring his brilliant use of color. The glow he achieves in these flares of luminosity is rather lovely, isn’t it?
I also find Machinations of Dementia quite moving. Obscured faces manage to convey desperation and sadness…
See more of his work here.
While the whole concept of hyperrealism is to defy the eye in mimicry of real scenery or photographs, I’m nevertheless stunned to see the heights of talent some artists reach in this area. Case in point: Jason de Graaf.
The exactness of proportion and contour needed to pull off multiple reflective spheres in this kind of work is nothing short of incredible.
In reference to his work, he states “My paintings are about staging an alternate reality, an illusion of verisimilitude on the painted surface. I try to use objects as a vehicle to express myself, tell a story or least hint at something beyond what is actually painted. Therefore I try to choose objects that have meaning to me or are artifacts from my life.”
And I must say, she delivers once again with this one!
Her worlds come alive in the ambiguous ground between a fairy tale and fever dream.