With strong roots in folklore, mysticism, and myth, Alex R. Kirzhner crafts his images with a desire for extravagant detail. His artwork, which ranges from portraits to grotesques, is informed as much by art history as it is by popular culture.
Alex is also a designer and photographer, and has received multiple acknowledgements; most notably two consecutive Grammy nominations as an Art Director/ Designer, an Art Directors Club-Young Guns award, and an award for outstanding package design from N.A.R.M.
Alex is a graduate of the School Of Visual Arts, and currently lives and works in New York City.
"man thats ugly as hell, if this has something do do with “art” then i will quit drawing and printing"
- pedro-pistolas, on January 28th, 2013 at 2:33 am
"Alex R. Kirzhner's drawings are almost painfully detailed, exhibiting a glorious mastery of flow and subtle gradations of graphite. Kirzhner is...also a photographer, which may explain some of his excellent use of black and white. ... Kirzhner has made a name for himself with these soft, fantastical drawings."
-Juxtapoz Magazine Juxtapoz.com (December 2013)
"Alex creates beautifully intricate renderings of sometimes graphic and gory subject matter. His skill level and attention to detail is apparent throughout all of his work."
-Juxtapoz Magazine Juxtapoz.com (December 2012)
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