Artist Miles Thomson
If the kitschy brushstrokes of Miles Thomson donât transport you to a beachside speakeasy staffed by monkey waiters serving cocktails in tiki heads, well, something must be very wrong.
The Californian effortlessly blends elements of surf art, jazz iconography, cowboys and injuns, vagabonds and drunks, life and death—all that good stuff—in a lowbrow style that looks like a Hallmark card from the '50s. Heâs also currently working on images of crime figures such as Al Capone, John Dillinger and Jesse James for Nickelodeonâs The Mighty B, so keep an eye out for his unmistakably groovy style on the box real soon.
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