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Matthias Garcia

Born in 1994, Paris, France

Lives and works in Paris, France

Overview

Matthias Garcia’s work is associated with "poetic emotion," similar to the dark poetry of the Surrealists. His paintings draw inspiration from fairy tales and Hans Christian Andersen, featuring delicate human figures and natural landscapes in a style he describes as "against-reality-ish" and "mermaid-ish." Childhood and dreams are the two main themes that Garcia's work centers around, with a sense of ambiguity where dreams can easily turn into nightmares and childhood is viewed as an uncertain s...Read more