'A Suspended Horse' by Emeric Trahand Invokes Surrealistic Trance

By: Jason Soy - Aug 31, 2011
References: cargocollective & abduzeedo
'A Suspended Horse' by Emeric Trahand is exactly the type of artwork I enjoy seeing most when I visit art galleries. It's exceptionally executed using techniques I'm unfamiliar with and it engages me on a cognitive level. One can't help but think of a dozen other trippy images when they lay eyes upon this surrealist masterpiece and I can literally spend up to hours with friends deciphering the meaning behind the enigmatic piece.

Emeric Trahand, who works under the pseudonym Takashi, is a New York-based art director. His frequent collaborations with music industry staples has garnered him much public praise. Fans of this 'A Suspended Horse' image can download a copy as a background for their computers, iPhones, and iPads.

Implications - The popularity of surrealistic artwork is on the rise as it provides consumers with euphoric escapist experiences, which they use to alleviate stress related to living in a modern world. Companies may consider using surreal imagery in their promotional campaigns in order to garner consumer attention.