Glenn Barr

Detroit / USA

Hailing from the Motor City, Glenn Barr’s paintings reflect a very Detroit-like vibe; the viewer will find surreal creatures, tragic characters, all placed in a seedy universe, often reminiscent of the era of technological revolution that was the 50’s. Selected works by Glenn Barr can be found in his collaboration with URBAN NATION on Project M/4 in 2014. […]

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Hailing from the Motor City, Glenn Barr’s paintings reflect a very Detroit-like vibe; the viewer will find surreal creatures, tragic characters, all placed in a seedy universe, often reminiscent of the era of technological revolution that was the 50’s. Selected works by Glenn Barr can be found in his collaboration with URBAN NATION on Project M/4 in 2014.

Glenn Barr kicked off his artistic career in high school, having made a name for himself with early drawings and paintings, he received first commissions from his classmates. After these first successes, he went off into the freelance world, working as a graphic novel illustrator and collaborating on the nightmarish animations for the ‘Ren and Stimpy Show’. Today, he is known for art that he calls ‘B Culturalism’ paintings of post-apocalyptic urban dreamscapes, populated with surreal and tragic characters. Barr’s paintings are mesmerising in both, technical perfection and storytelling.

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