Camille Rose Garcia paints the dreamy dance of death


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I really like the work, but I'm often surprised by how prevalent this 'look' is in pop-surrealism. the kind of 'Hi-Fructose' aesthetic. especially when you get into the portraits of forlorn big-eyed ennui-faced girls, a look spearheaded by Audrey Kawasaki.


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I'm pretty sure that Garcia was doing that style before Kawasaki... I seem to recall going to some shows at Merry Karnowsky's gallery back in the late 90's -- Kawasaki would have still been in her teens.


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I'll take your word that's the case, but the overall trend is still curious.


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If you're talking about pop art paintings of females with exaggeratedly oversized eyes, this is a style that goes back through the pre-history of pop surrealism. Do a Google search for Keane paintings.


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I guess I should amend my statement 'spearheaded by Audrey Kawasaki' I was talking out of my ass a bit on that one. I did a search for Keane, as per your suggestion. I suppose it is a trademark of pop-surrealism, and has been for a while. Which makes it more interesting.


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