Paco Pomet "Noah's Nightmare" 2013
noslideshow

Paco Pomet’s Surreal Social Studies

When checking out the work of Spanish Painter Paco Pomet the word fusion comes to mind. Fusion of the serene and the stark, fusion of the classic and contemporary, fusion of the somber and humourous.

A painting from Paco Pomet

With an emphasis on the surreal, Pomet’s work juxtaposes images of yesteryear with bits of the artist’s taste of humor. Judging by the work displayed on Pomet’s website you get a sense that he enjoys melding the subversive with the mundane. You’ll find anthropomorphic portraits of frontiersmen, which may possibly be a depiction of hunter’s and their prey. His portfolio also includes landscapes with mountains falling victim to fluorescent sludge in the form of avalanching hues, and paintings of what appear to be homes nestled in tranquil forests dissected and exuding color from within.

A Paco Pomet Painting

Pomet currently has a show through April in Madrid, Spain but if you can’t get the duckets to head out there just hit up Pomet’s official site to get a glimpse at the work. Don’t worry, art is still cool no matter Mrs. Drizzy says.

Paco Pomet Oil Painting "Gangs" 2012

Via Upper Playground

Related Articles

Art
Art

My Name Is Not Baby: Combating Street Harassment Through Art

Art
Art

Hip Hop’s Genesis Drawn in “Family Tree” Comic

Art
Art

Originators: Jon Vermilyea

Art
Art

Enter the Pimp C “Smoke Sumthin'” Art Contest

Art
Art

Originators: Angimoto

Art
Art

Fuck Art, Let’s Art: Hanksy On Pop Culture Satire and New York’s Street Art Heavyweights

Ad

Latest News

Music

PREMIERE: BigBabyGucci Balls Out of Control On “Chris Paul”

Designer shopping and balling on them lames
big-baller-brand Hot Takes

LaMelo Ball Uses “Racial Slur” on Monday Night RAW—Just Like Vince McMahon

"Keep it up, my n****"
drake-stephcurry Sports

Drake Sends Steph Curry to the Sunken Place in ‘Get Out’ Parody

And roasts the entire NBA too
Daupe!, Tha God Fahim News

Do Tha God Fahim And Daupe! Media Have Beef?

The brand gets bitten by the culture vulture title
St. Louis Police Departement News

Off-Duty Black Cop Shot By White Officer Speaks Out Via His Attorney

Woke by gunshot
fat-joe-prodigy Video

Fat Joe Remembers Prodigy

"I place him in the Mount Rushmore of hip hop"
dj-screw-june-27 Music

How DJ Screw Made June 27 a Houston Holiday

A legend is born
big-baller-wwe Sports

Big Baller Brand Created Chaos on Monday Night RAW

Triple B Takeover
Amelia Capaz, Th0tcouture Hey, You're Cool

Hey, You’re Cool! @Th0tcouture

She got a tattoo of the lady on the Café Bustelo can
clams casino the listening room Music

New Music From Clams Casino, Denzel Curry, Rockie Fresh and More

The Listening Room (June 26, 2017)
DJ Premier with Prodigy and Mobb Deep Music

The Best Prodigy Rarities and Tributes SoundCloud

"Still came home with his shine"
Taylor J "Five Times" Music

Taylor J Takes Over a Five Guys in His New Video For “Five Times”

Can we get a combo?
chris brown future "pie" video Music Video

Future Adds a Bite to ‘HNDRXX’ With “Pie,” Featuring Chris Brown

You thought he'd take the summer off?
warhol.ss, open space, chicago, black and white Video

Open Space: Warhol.ss

"We don't give off that same violent persona. We just be ourselves."
Super Nintendo Classic Tech/Games

The World May Be Burning, But At Least The Super Nintendo Classic Is Coming Back

Help us Star Fox, you're our only hope
XXXsensation Rainbow Cover Music

An Interview With XXXSensation, the Internet’s Top XXXTentacion Parody Artist

*clean*