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 (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 (December 2012)


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