logan zillmer manipulates reality as a familiar yet undeniably peculiar place logan zillmer manipulates reality as a familiar yet undeniably peculiar place
sep 01, 2015

logan zillmer manipulates reality as a familiar yet undeniably peculiar place

logan zillmer manipulates reality as a familiar yet undeniably peculiar place
all images © logan zillmer




flying cars, walls of fog and windows in the sky define conceptual and fine art photographer logan zillmer‘s experimental and surrealist portfolio of work. recalling the witty and perspective-distorting compositions of rené magritte alongside the imaginative humor of charlie chaplin, zillmer’s illustrations manipulate reality as a familiar yet undeniably peculiar place.


while the famed belgian painter and english filmmaker are clearly cleverly sourced, zillmer’s photographic representations are reconstituted for the modern american experience. midwestern landscapes, encountered by the artist in his hometown, meet retro cars and rickshaw-like vehicles that marry fiction and fantasy. complex in-camera techniques combined with a self-taught dexterity of photoshop form a collection of funny and outlandish narratives that both bemuse and amuse the senses.

‘untitled’: a rickshaw-like construction brings together fiction and fantasy

‘the crew’

‘the game


‘the cloud room’

a wall of fog meets a man on the road


‘looking for sun’

‘the kurzweil effect’

  • merci Mssr. Magritte

    dbkii says:
  • Wow, these are incredible, and some of them look as if they were shot in camera. Well done.

    Joseph Philipson says:
  • I’ve long been a big fan of Rene Magritte, now I’m a big fan of Logan Zillmer.
    Some great ideas beautifully executed.

    raymondo says:

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