Benjamin Styer

Benjamin Styer’s paintings combine medieval marginalia, folk textile, commercial ephemera and surrealist vignettes. As both a visual accumulator and a spiritual translator, the artist creates compositions that conjure the intuitive and timeless quality of mythologies and legends. Styer’s work taps into a hive-unconscious to evoke the feeling of lost music, thoughts of thoughts and slippery imagery from half-remembered books.