Phallic carpet snakes, fish-headed maids and electric blue intestines all feature heavily in Daniel Horowitz’s 365, the project in which he made a drawing a day for a year. His surreal creations are witty, disgusting and guaranteed to make you question your own free association. There’s lots of sex, skeletons and, fittingly, Rorschach tests.
Through a mixture of collage and paint, Horowitz transforms scraps of paper and old photographs into fantastic things. He might show an animal’s infrared foetus complete with umbilical cord, or a buxom woman squished naked into a Victorian carriage. Maybe he’ll shove a gorilla head on a girl or copulating blue and red blobs on a tandem bicycle. He replaces faces with squiggly multicoloured worms and adds blood-sucking rodents to golden ringlets.
In his other work, the New York-based artist nails the text and image relationship, producing pithy editorial illustrations and some brilliant book covers. He’s already got going on a project to illustrate every page of Bulgakov’s The Master and Margarita. Go have a wander through his drawings, imagination in all its sick pleasure is there.
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