“My Surreal Photography Is A Reflection On Years Of Depression”

Gabriel Isak was born in Huskvarna, Sweden. He uses photography as a metaphor for experiences of the soul by creating photographs that are simple in form, but rich in ideas and emotions. His imagery entails surreal and melancholic scenes inspired by the inner world of dreams and psychology, where he invites the viewer to interact with the internal world of solitary figures that symbolize our own unconscious states. Continue reading »

KangHee Kim’s Images Are As Satisfying To Create As They Are To Look At

Photographs by KangHee Kim are known in corners all over the internet. Instantly satisfying but including something just-not-quite-right, her crafted images have garnered a huge following, always stopping people whilst scrolling through feeds. Continue reading »

Dreamlike And Magical Photo Manipulations By Nick Asphodel

Mesmerizing photo edits by Nick Asphodel, a talented self-taught photographer, retoucher, calligrapher, and visual designer currently based in Milan, Italy. Nick creates a brilliant composition, vibrant colors, and magical edits. Continue reading »

Night Imagined As A Human-like Figure In New Black And White Illustrations By David Álvarez

Illustrator David Álvarez is fascinated by working with shadows and light, finding black and white drawings to be one of his favorite ways to solve the images he conjures in his head. His most recent series, I Dreamed I Was the Night, follows a dark figure as it stalks, sits, and sleeps throughout the countryside. The night-cloaked being is dotted with twinkling stars, and in one particular illustration pulls a bright moon away from his face like a mask. Continue reading »

This Artist Is Here To “Confuse Your Brain” With Surreal Photo Art

Artist Monica Carvalho is here to “confuse your brain.”

In a series Carvalho uploads to Instagram, the artist bends reality as we know it to create surreal photos viewers will want to stare at all day long. In one image, for example, Carvalho’s work shows a hand grasping at a human eye, ever-so-slightly pulling it from its socket. “Eye got you,” it’s titled. Continue reading »

“Bloody Kisses”: Horror, Dark And Obscure Self-Destructed Photo Portraits Of Jenn Violetta

Jenn Violetta is an artist with a dark and stormy photographic work. What we know is that her name (or nickname) is Jenn Violetta, she probably lives in Seattle and she makes amazing dark digital photo manipulations. She usually depicts her head exclusively, and her style is dark, creepy and often disturbing. In every one of her works, her face appears someway ruined, with blood flowing from scars or from the mouth with black-and-blue lips as if she has been beaten. Her skin is livid, covered in bandages at times, or juxtaposed together with flames and smoke. Continue reading »

“Beneath Dark Skies”: Surreal Photo Works Of Shane Labelle

Shane Labelle is a photographer, a writer, a director. He creates an imaginary world in every picture, erasing the line between dreams and reality. Continue reading »

Surreal Installations And Unexpected Viewpoint Of Myeongbeom Kim

Myeongbeom Kim builds unique works by combining everyday objects whose purposes are often in stark contrast. The sculptures are created from recognizable pieces such as birthday cake candles, canes, and pencils. Continue reading »

“Stay Connected”: Surreal Acrylic Works By Wiley Wallace

Surreal acrylic works by Arizona-born Wiley Wallace, whose amazing paintings can currently be seen in a solo exhibition entitled “Stay Connected” at the Thinkspace Gallery in Culver City until July 21, 2018. Children and skeletons are recurring themes in his works – often using his own children as models – and represent a kind of original connection to something invisible and incomprehensible. Continue reading »

Food And Everyday Life Merge In Surreal Illustrations By Marumichi

Japanese illustrator Marumichi creates surreal illustrations in which food and everyday life merge together seamlessly. It’s as if a foodie went to bed stuffed and dreamed of food. Continue reading »

Breathtaking Surreal Self Portraits By Rachel Baran

Rachel Baran is an extraordinarily talented U.S.-based photographer who creates amazing surreal and conceptual portraits that thousands of people have fallen in love with.

One of the best things about Baran’s work is that it’s constantly evolving and growing. As such a young photographer, she’s still trying out different styles and inspirations. Some of her images are dark, introverted and full of suffering, while others encapsulate the young and artistic photographer’s youth and joy. What’s most important, however, is that all of them are creative and very well-done. Continue reading »

Elegantly Surreal Portraits Of Blue Women From Montreal

“Blue Gals” is a series by Montreal-based artist Etienne Dufresne featuring models with blue skin going about everyday activities. For this artist, shooting his strange portraits is a way to bring to life the characters he drew in school while growing up. Continue reading »

“Parallel Universes”: Dreamy And Surreal Photo Works By Ibai Acevedo

Based in Barcelona, Ibai Acevedo has fun creating “parallel universes (…) between imagination and reality”. Whether he captures aquatic scenes or the intimacy of a room, Ibai uses lights and colours with talent and immerses us into a dreamy universe. Continue reading »

Strange And Surreal Abandoned Places From Above By Kosmaj Project

Talking about abandoned places. Look at that. How amazing does it look? Kosmaj Project is all about urbex, abandoned and remote places. This Instagram feed truly celebrates hir love for urbex. Kosmaj Project has shared a series of images that showcase a range of beautiful abandoned buildings across Russia and abroad. Continue reading »

New Surreal Paintings By Matthew Grabelsky Take The New York City Subway For A Wild Ride

New York City is sometimes affectionately (or disaffectionately) referred to as a ‘concrete jungle’, but for Los Angeles-based artist Matthew Grabelsky (previously) it’s more of a big cageless zoo. Using the New York City subway system as the setting for his work, Grabelsky paints surreal portraits of people who are seemingly normal from the neck down, but who have had their heads replaced by animals, both wild and domesticated. Continue reading »