Mark Whalen Explores the Human Psyche in Meticulous Paintings

 - Sep 7, 2011
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Mark Whalen is an Australian artist whose early days as a large-scale graffiti artist strongly informs his current work, an exploration of the human psyche through detailed, absurdist illustrations.

In the last five years, Mark Whalen's career has taken off internationally. His work has been exhibited in galleries in London, Berlin, and Australia. Looking through his selected portfolio, it's easy to see why. Each illustration is rich in detail, features a heavy amount of surrealism, and deft use of effervescent coloring to give each subject life.

It's clear that Mark Whalen (also sometimes known as Kill Pixie) has developed his own distinctive aesthetic. It's this aesthetic that has attracted corporate clients like Vice Magazine, Style Mag and Family Times, and LA Weekly to the talented Australian.

Take a look through Mark Whalen's selected portfolio to see what art curators and corporate decision-makers around the world see.