Behind Blake Paul Neubert’s apparently straightforward portraits sits an insanely Creepy twist that he masterfully reveals.
Blake Neubert is the kind of artist that loves to play with his and audience and makes the art of creepineess look easy. At first, his work appears to be pretty mundane – depicting pop culture icons at their most benign. But beneath an otherwise ordinary surface, Neubert hides all manner of terrifying surprises. Skulls, stitches, tattoos and gore lurk behind a surface layer of paint that he scrapes away with glee in terrifying clips that have been sending Instagram wild.