CoART Magazine is a dedicated digital digest concerning designer toys, which for all intents and purposes is a sculptural form of pop surrealism, an art movement that combines the dream-like imagery of surrealism with pop art‘s elevation of the mundane. Resulting in works that are equally immersed in the popular culture and infused with the artist’s own fantastical aesthetic, pop surrealist and designer toy works tend to be permeated with social commentary, parodic humor, or even simply a kitschy appeal.

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Whatshisname's POPek

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Imagine this scene: Eastern Poland, 1982. A baby boy was born, his given name being Sebastian, though he will end up preferring Seb. And by ...

Otto Bjornik's Bai Lan

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You may remember the Bai Chu (2015) piece from my previous review (see here), but it has recently been joined by a companion work, Bai Lan (...
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[Nick Curtis of CoART Magazine’s] piece illustrates the heavy narrative surrounding each of the figures[…] It shows how deeply one can read these characters.CFile