It’s hard to pinpoint the cultural influences of these Arthur Hugot illustrations as they seem to borrow from a myriad of regions. Native American, Hawaiian, Japanese and European aesthetics are all readily identifiable in these works, yet Hugot blends these elements so harmoniously that viewers get treated to dazzling visuals that are both familiar and foreign. To be able to replicate and then marry visual aspects from around the globe speaks greatly of Hugot’s talent.
Many of Arthur Hugot’s illustrations are fantasy depictions featuring female subjects. Viewers will no doubt be overwhelmed by the mesmerizing color combinations Hugot uses in his work, and when you pair that with the striking geometric shapes he uses, which look almost tribal-like, you have a recipe for art that will stimulate eyes to no end.