A showcase for fantastical visual art, including painting, illustration, photography, and digital manipulation.

Passages and Revelations: Artwork by Karu Shao

April 23, 2021

Tokyo- and Shanghai-based artist Karu Shao’s kaleidoscopic artworks use color and composition to give a sense of transition and revelation.

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Erewhon, and Other Strange Utopias

April 9, 2021

The subjects of Roger Leege’s digitally manipulated photographs are by turns surreal, uncanny, and rather gorgeous. They inhabit strange utopias that exist in juxtaposition to our shared, seemingly mundane reality.

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Mirrors of an Artificial Mind

December 12, 2020

An artist fed 600 modern portraits into a neural network, which the AI saw, as if through shimmering depths of water, as a series of dreamlike and goblinesque “reflections.”

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Just After You Open Your Eyes: Paintings by Theresa Pisani

November 20, 2020

What is it you just caught a glimpse of? Rubbing the sleep out of your eyes, you struggle to carry the swirl of images and emotions over to the waking world …

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Dreamtime Borderlands: The Art of Sandeep Shete

October 23, 2020

Crossing from ordinary life into its distorted dreamtime reflection, Sandeep Shete’s vivid black-and-white illustrations invoke underground comix, or concert posters for imaginary psychedelic garage bands.

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My Dear Deer: Paintings by Oksana Reznik

August 21, 2020

In “My Dear Deer,” Ukrainian painter Oksana Reznik depicts wild animals in formally surreal and modernist settings, reminding us of nature’s inevitable incursions into our manufactured, mediated, technological existence.

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