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Jim Torok

 (20/21st century)
Jim Torok is active/lives in New York.  Jim Torok is known for miniature photo-real portrait, cartoon.

Biography   Jim Torok


Based in Brooklyn, New York, Jim Torok is known for his tiny "mugshot-like" portraits, oil on birch plywood, many of them four inches by five inches.  Of his work, he says:  "I think you can have as much impact on a small scale as you can on a monumental scale. . . The face is the most intimate subject. . . People enjoy looking into other people's faces."  He paints from photographs, mostly of friends including fellow artists.  Torok also does 'contemplating-his-navel' cartoon images, making fun of himself going about his daily life as he thinks about wide-ranging topics including celebrities, getting models to pose for him and the war in Iraq, etc.

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