A new selection of photographs both dark, poetic and surreal by Diggie Vitt, a young American photographer uses her camera and masterful photo manipulation to create otherworldly scenes of strange beauty.
artist based in Guadalajara. Solis paints his animals with a whimsical twist. Whether it be a Rhino molded out of chocolate by tiny men, or a Zebra being draped in black ribbon stripes by a floating zeppelin, his work surprises and engages the viewer.
From a young age attracted to art and nature, Ricardo Solis now as a professional artist tries to express in his work the beauty and perfection of both
“I’ve never been lonely. I’ve been in a room — I’ve felt suicidal. I’ve been depressed. I’ve felt awful — awful beyond all — but I never felt that one other person could enter that room and cure what was bothering me…or that any number of people could enter that room. In other words, loneliness is something I’ve never been bothered with because I’ve always had this terrible itch for solitude. It’s being at a party, or at a stadium full of people cheering for something, that I might feel loneliness. I’ll quote Ibsen, “The strongest men are the most alone.” I’ve never thought, “Well, some beautiful blonde will come in here and give me a fuck-job, rub my balls, and I’ll feel good.” No, that won’t help. You know the typical crowd, “Wow, it’s Friday night, what are you going to do? Just sit there?” Well, yeah. Because there’s nothing out there. It’s stupidity. Stupid people mingling with stupid people. Let them stupidify themselves. I’ve never been bothered with the need to rush out into the night. I hid in bars, because I didn’t want to hide in factories. That’s all. Sorry for all the millions, but I’ve never been lonely. I like myself. I’m the best form of entertainment I have. Let’s drink more wine!” Charles Bukowski