Artist Tim Groen Creates Comedic Art with a Retro Twist

 - Sep 16, 2011
References: timgroen & beautifuldecay
Amsterdam-born, New York-based artist Tim Groen is a talented illustrator, photographer, and writer with a penchant for creating artwork that blends elements of pop art with vintage aesthetics.

As an artist, Tim Groen seems focused on exploring a diverse array of creative elements. The subjects of his artwork range from deliberately generic, retro-looking female characters, to caricatures of disembodied men in Speedos. Each image is jarring, combining many contradictory artistic elements to create something enticingly peculiar.

Tim Groen's creativity has drawn interest from some of the entertainment world's more avant-garde publications, including BUTT Magazine and Rolling Stone. As an artist, Groen has also attracted interest from major corporate clients, including MTV, the New York Times Magazine, Maybelline New York, and Levi's Europe.

One of Groen's biggest skills as an artist is his ability to create work that is diverse, but pointed and unique. His strongly distinguishable aesthetic has made him a coveted name for key decision-makers. Click through the gallery to see why.