Artist Creates Surrealistic and Absurd Paintings Inspired By Everyday Objects
Los Angeles-based artist Derek Paul Jack Boyle create surrealistic paintings inspired by everyday objects. Derek Paul Jack Boyle is a visual artist whose work frequently involves the anthropomorphism of everyday objects and absurdist interventions.
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Boyle’s work has been featured in The New York Times, VICE Creators Project, Elephant magazine, WYNC/NPR’s Radiolab, and exhibited at Reed College RAW Festival and Brown University Pixilerations Festival.
“I am painting objects as characters within scenes, evoking allegory. Narratives arise from elements of fantasy, where imagination supplants observation. Everyday things become metaphors of a moment, locking time within a portrait. I am reimagining things as larger than themselves, a play of object events.”