In 2002 Matthew Grabelsky graduated from Rice University with a BA in Art and Art History and a BS in Astrophysics. "Science taught me how to observe the world, and art has allowed me to express my relationship to it. Since 2006, I have focused on creating paintings that combine the physical world that people see every day with imagery from mythology and dreams," he wrote on his Saatchi Art profile.

The artist from New York creates surreal paintings, combining human bodies with the heads of animals. "My work is not intended to be viewed as a fantasy or as allegory, but rather as a blend of everyday experiences and the subconscious. My paintings are enigmatic, and they create dreamlike worlds that invite viewers to form their own interpretations of the imagery presented." Artist's works look extremely realistic and can be confused with digital art. "I paint in a highly realistic manner, derived from my studies of 19th-century French Academic painters, and I use this visual language to craft modern narratives."

Matthew Grabelsky adds these unique surreal animal-human hybrids to modern urban settings, like trains, gritty alleyways, and cosmopolitan cityscapes. The author says, that he likes to "introduce a twist to create a mix of rational and irrational elements."

"My work is often humorous, and it straddles the divide between the serious and the bizarre."

More info: grabelsky.com | Instagram (h/t: Saatchi Art)

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boredfox 11 months ago

Look son, every thing the light touches...

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D. OOMSDAY 11 months ago

And this is bored PANDA!!!

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TC 11 months ago

Grandmother missing... Hilarious

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KoIvanov 11 months ago

How did the scientist shrink the size of an adult elephant head to be in proportion to the human's body.

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Rosa Kim 11 months ago

what does the fox say?

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Chukwuka Edoziuno 11 months ago

frog prince

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KoIvanov 11 months ago

He's showing her his crush, Amy Schumer. There's also Animal Appropriation happening.

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Terror from Beyond Space 11 months ago

Apparently the lion is not sleeping tonight!

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KoIvanov 11 months ago

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The Pussy Hat, written by Don T.

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Rosa Kim 11 months ago

that ox has more style than i'll ever have

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Terror from Beyond Space 11 months ago

Can't wait for her to bounce the baby on her knees.

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Wisdom,Power,Donut 11 months ago

'MURICA

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D. OOMSDAY 11 months ago

At least not a JAWS poster

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YvanP 11 months ago

This is too recognisable.

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TC 11 months ago

Back to where you belong...

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Carol Harrison 11 months ago

Oh, that body language.

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THATone 11 months ago

Cute!

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Galaxii 11 months ago

no

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Brooke Schmidt 11 months ago

Only animals and white people?

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KoIvanov 11 months ago

Promoting bestiality. Leftists are too open minded and have high tolerance against disgust.

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Sonja Fabela 11 months ago

If you look in 22,11,and 7 they are black.

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YvanP 11 months ago

From his point of view. He can see bras.

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Eleanor Ragsdale 11 months ago

Ooh where can I get that magazine?

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3ke 11 months ago

"Why are you taking my photo?"

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YvanP 11 months ago

He's horny

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YvanP 11 months ago

Confident tiger with his prey.

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YvanP 11 months ago

Start of a long term relationship.

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YvanP 11 months ago

It's she aware that she's actually a goat?

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YvanP 11 months ago

Bear with me

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