NIGHTGARDENERS: eerie familiarity, illustrated

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What is that last one? Mister Peanut? These paintings are wonderful, but baffling.

EDIT: Aha, surfers. Are they headed for a very secluded beach, or some kind of kudzu-surfing?

Your guess is as good as mine!

Reminds me of pictures by Michael Sowa.
Sowa’s aren’t as photorealistic and with a touch more weirdness to them, but the mood the paintings set are somewhat similar. YMMV, of course.


From the description and thumbnails, I thought this was going to be photos by my favorite photographer, Gregory Crewdson. Pretty similar stuff!

Like the work! Reminds me of these …

Edward Hopper:

photorealist painter Richard Estes:

and my favorite po-mo photographer Thomas Struth:

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