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Portfolio | The Crushing art of Anthony Ventura

Portfolio | The Crushing art of Anthony Ventura

In your face

Discovering the work of Canadian illustrator Anthony Ventura for the first time is a bit like getting punched in the face. You don’t expect it, and it knocks you out. Anthony’s work is just like that: unpredictable, improbable, powerful and surprising. There is a trashy and mythological side to this world-awarded artist’s style that I particularly appreciate. Finally, Anthony is best described by author Dan McPherson, for whom designed the cover of his book “Booze, an advice to an unborn egg“: ”

“Take break from the norm and roll through his bizarre world of femme fatales, chicken slurping whack jobs and mythological beasts of bourbon. A trip into the world of Anthony Ventura is a memorable one, bringing you through pop culture, horror and earth grounded fantasy turned Greek tragedy. It’s a phenomenal journey, but take a pack of sandwiches with you; …and maybe a rather large hunting knife.”

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Thomas Olivri

Thomas Olivri est le créateur de Geek-Art.net, le curateur du Geek-Art Store, et auteur de livres sur la pop culture et l'art inspiré par les cultures de l'imaginaire.Thomas Olivri is the funder of Geek-Art.net, curator of the Geek-Art Store, and the author of books dedicated to art and pop culture

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