Mark Ryden

Jun 3, 2013

Few artists produce works as eerily ambiguous as those by American painter Mark Ryden. His surreal images of cherubic children, mythical animals and other curiosities, deftly executed through traditional painting techniques, appear at once beautiful and cruel and blur the traditional categories of high and low art. We spoke to the 50-year-old artist about the inspiration behind his so-called ‘pop surrealism.’

Read the full interview in the printed issue of Wertical.

Release: 2014.

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