(1908 - 1989)
George J. Marinko was active/lived in Connecticut, New York. George Marinko is known for painting-surreal dream-like images, figure, mask.
In the early 1930s, George Marinko, was known as one of the most pure surrealists of all the American artists pursuing that pioneering style. He also did automatic drawing that revealed through his personal complex symbolism his interest in mythology and psycho-analysis. Many of his works had allusions to the temptations of Adam and Eve and other suggestions of male/female conflict. His images seem dreamlike and include clowns, humans, dolls, and puppets as well as objects that are bending and twisting, and "any one of them may be running, burning, or melting" (Falk 2185).
His painting, Sirius (the Dog Star, the brightest star in the heavens), seems an incongruous combination of very realistically-painted st ... Displaying 750 of 3420 characters.