Marcel Dzama’s work comprises a distinct visual language which draws from a wide source of references and artistic influences, including Dada, Surrealism and Marcel Duchamp. Though known for his fantastical, somewhat whimsical drawings and works on paper, the artist’s practice also combines sculpture, painting, film as well as even costume and set design. Notable examples of his diverse artistic endeavors include his 2016 costume and… Read more
About the artwork
In his distorted portraits, cult artist Marcel Dzama evokes the silkscreens of Andy Warhol but adds his own sinister touch. By dressing his figures in balaklavas—the uniform of robbery and terrorism—Dzama negotiates between the uncanny and the playful.