Joe Ramiro Garcia is active/lives in United States. Joe Garcia is known for painting-whimsical figures and toys.
Biography Joe Garcia
The whimsical figures and toys in Joe Ramiro Garcia's playfully
provocative oil-and-alkyd paintings are intended to animate a space
that seems at once familiar and real while also being cartoon-like,
vaguely unsettling and ultimately mysterious. Familiar characters and
everyday objects - not to mention frequent art historical references -
are offered for delight of instant recognition and the riddle of a
dream or an elusive memory.
Garcia is conscious that the objects
in his paintings have both universal cultural significance and
individually distinct personal meaning. Stuffed toys and cartoon
characters are surrogates for human figures and metaphors for the human
condition. We know they are stand-ins and not th
... Displaying 750 of 1800 characters.