Featuring mythological beings, anatomical drawings, dream imagery and religious iconography, Dan Hillier is known for working with composite images and 19th-century engravings to create mystical works that blend Surrealism and Neo-Victoriana.
Daybreak was created for Hillier's 2016 solo exhibition, Ceremony. The show, which was held at the Saatchi Gallery, focused on symbolism and sacred imagery and explored themes of mystery, wonder and connection.
This is another of Hillier's artworks, inspired by shamanic plant medicine, ayahuasca. The kaleidoscopic collage is surrounded by geometric flares of light and shade. Hidden in the fringes of the pattern are heroic human forms, infusing the piece with mythic drama.
This giclee print is from a limited edition of 25, signed and numbered by the artist.
Size (cm): 76 x 76
Medium: Giclee, Print
Edition Type: Limited Edition
Edition Size: 25
Size (cm): 76 x 76
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About the artist
A blend of Surrealism and Neo-Victoriana, Dan Hillier’s unique aesthetic captures the essence of antique imagery with a modern edge. Featuring ancient mythological beings, anatomical drawings, dream imagery and religious iconography, Hillier’s work is an eccentric wonderland, a vision of reality at the fringes of reverie, with an uncanny life of its own.
His creative process involves sifting through material from Victorian books and sourcing illustrations from woodcuts and engravings. Led by whatever imagery he chances upon, Hillier follows his own associations and intuitions, creating collages from the found material, incorporating his own intricate ink drawings, and finally adding digital layers to bring these vintage assemblages up to date.Hillier has an impressive roster of commercial collaborations, having worked on: Royal Blood album covers; campaigns at the Globe Theatre; the Marc Jacobs & Louis Vuitton retrospective at The Louvre in Paris; and the opening credits for the 2018 BBC drama 'Requiem', to name a few.