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Choe’s influences flow through comic book culture to Gothic art, impressionism, and the surreal.

Choe’s influences flow through comic book culture to Gothic art, impressionism, and the surreal. The content of Choe’s work is complex and challenges the slick, succinct, populist messages of some of his contemporaries. This was originally on a mural for “SuperAwesome: Art and Giant Robot” at the Oakland Museum of California. This abstract surrealism piece offers an open interpretation through the outburst of black spray painted objects almost completely burying the face of a woman.