Surrealism Exposes Wealth Inequity And Beyond.

Surrealism through fine arts

People often say wealth is power. This is frightening because most of the wealth in the world is concentrated in the hands of a select few. The amount of wealth owned by the 80 richest people in the world is the same as the amount of wealth at the hands of 20% of the poorest people in the world. That is to say 80 people in this world have as much money as their disposal as 1.4 billion people. This gives them a perverse power over the rest that they can exploit. This shocking gap has deep repercussions on our society.

The ever-widening wealth gap

With a wealth gap so wide; there are obvious and tangible issues such as mass poverty and crime. It has one large impact on us that is intangible. We often ignore the fact that the wealthiest people in the world have control over the media. This leads to media manipulation as well as mass manipulation where we are shown exactly what they want us to see.

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Therefore what we think of as our reality could easily be just an image created by this media influence. Reality is the conjectured state of everything as exists, rather than what it appears like. Reality is relative; a beautiful game of perceptions that is real.

We assume it is the 'I' in me who does everything and is responsible for all outcomes. The 'I' takes care of my present and my future. My life revolves around the word 'I'. What happens when I face the reality? Am I just a puppet and being managed by politicians, businessmen, and the so called powerful people? Am I being controlled by corporate owned media? Reality does not just bite, but it also kills. The artist has intelligently portrayed the sufferings of the poor and the happiness of the rich in his oil paintings, a fine art way to expose the brutality of the real world.

Human beings are gradually turning into puppets and greed is pushing everyone down; there is constant manipulation of the masses by the politicians and businessmen.A Surrealist painter by the name of JJ Banerjee has captured on canvas the huge wealth gap to depict the reality of the world that we live in.

Misinformation exposed through photo art

Surrealistic Art at ShowFlipper

'Musk Seller: A perfidious drama' is one of Banerjee's creations at ShowFlipper. The dark hued landscape shows the harsh reality of the present world in its 39x32 canvas. He has depicted the privileged rich controlling the masses in the form of a dark and gloomy puppet show.

The backdrop is a dark cityscape with vultures flying overhead in hope of feeding on the bodies, which is considered as an ill omen in a typical Indian society. There are hands that are controlling the strings of the puppets and the center of the painting has an emerging hellfire that fails to reach upwards to punish the deserving evil doers.

The canvas is strikingly captivating to a casual onlooker and has several hidden messages that reveal the brutal truth of the society that we live in

The painting urges the common man through to rise to the occasion! A battle has been cast by the rich section, to widen the barrier that separates them from the poor. The photo art creates an air of belief amongst every common man to step up and deliver.

Art & reality meet in this nightmarish scenario which cannot be ignored for long. The call to action is made through art.

According to the artist, it is not the quest for supremacy, but equality.

Banerjee has strong opinions about the society. "A man holding power and position, has the ability of feeding us as well as starving us. This makes us helpless enough to bow our head towards them. I want to pass the message through my paintings to people and tell them to fight for themselves and not sacrifice their rights." he says.

Art work depicts the increased barrier

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Having effectively captured the ugly truth onto one canvas his other works of surrealism also have similar projections of reality. His paintings on SF Studio possess naked surrealism and have attracted the attention of several art lovers worldwide for the dramatic and explosive messages that they portray.

Banerjee has several other artworks like 'after the atomic war' which shows the depiction of human beings that are distorted and disfigured. Its Surrealism sends across the bold portrayal of what greed, anger, and negativity does to us.

'Vendetta of the paradoxic spree' in the Sahara Art section is another creation that is disturbing yet fixating and core shaking. All of his works are a bold display of reality that has the capability to make a person think deep. One cannot help gazing into the depth of the painting. His show speaks for itself and attracts numerous people to collect his work on their screen.

Another great collection of Surreal Digital Art by Tom Repasky is here

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Comment(s) for Surrealism-Exposes-Wealth-Inequity-And-Beyond.


2016-04-07 04:27:12
Good works of art....Very moving...


2016-04-07 04:28:17
nice compilation.. very moving paintings.
Jazmine - power and greed are two different things.. all greedy people are not powerful and powerful people are not greedy..


2016-04-07 04:28:45
For the artist - your paintings are directed towards everything wrong that is happening in the world today... but im amazed at the unique names you come up with for each paintings..


2016-04-07 04:29:15
Jazmine -  i dont know on what theory you are backing up your argument.... but there is difference between managing and manipulating.. hope you know that.


2016-04-07 04:29:42
Micheal - i dont agree what you said.. everyone can handle power..its the greed that people cannot handle.. and human beings are wired to be greedy..if we are not greedy then there wont be any new inventions, jobs, requirements..everything.. if everyone was the "comomon man" then there will be no one to manage the bigger works...


2016-04-07 04:30:12
Absolutely loved  'after atomic war'.. unique paintings. Musk seller selling a perfidious drama is deep. very interested to ask the painter his personal views on power hungry society.


2016-04-07 04:30:42
Not every one can handle power..  good work by JJ Banerjee... very realistic paintings


2016-04-07 04:31:07
Micheal -  There is difference between managing and manipulating.. but welcome to reality.. you cannot keep expecting that all the rich and powerful people will take personal responsibility to 'clean up' the collective mess that even the so called 'common man' has made. why is it that the 'common man' has to like the victim here.. if you dont like the system..CHANGE IT.. form associations..demonstrations..take part in politics... you cannot just sit with your comfortable jobs and not get your hands dirty and  expect that those who are higher up in the heriarchy will take up the cause for your benefit.


2016-04-07 04:31:35
I expressed a personal opinion.. and the lady is on fire! 


2016-04-07 04:32:06
Wow..! It’s Fabulous. I love the paintings.


2016-04-07 04:32:27
JJ Banerjee -  When are new paintings coming along?


2016-04-07 04:32:59
I like your painting style it screams the truth and it shows us the reality of the  world where we live in. Power corrupts everybody and forces humans to act greedy.


2016-04-07 04:33:20
Paintings are nice they are loud and clear. After atomic war looks scary. It shows how ugly humans are getting with greed.


2016-04-07 04:33:44
Surreal art work. 


2016-04-07 04:34:23
Very nice idea. Common man is always mis-used.


2016-04-07 04:34:44
Very nice  idea about paintings. Its very common to see paintings that are landscapes and portraits. This one is different.


2016-04-07 04:35:05
Nice artwork. Very surreal piece of art work. I love the paintings.


2016-04-07 04:35:26
A very deep message is being passed on with these paintings. If only we could open our eyes to what is happening around us.


2016-04-07 04:35:52
Good work. Keep it up.


2016-04-07 04:36:18
Such a different and unique method of art work. Very unique pieces of artworks.


2016-04-07 04:36:41
This is so good, it looks like a photograph!!! Well done. I love paintings with small details.


2016-04-07 04:37:07
I really enjoyed the pictures. It was very interesting to learn about all of the different people that made everything possible. It is a very inspiration exhibit.


2016-04-07 04:37:28
A man holding power and position, has the ability of feeding us as well as starving us.


2016-04-07 04:37:51
Reality can be a person, an entity, or an event, that is actual. 


2016-04-07 04:38:17
I like reading about different art topics.
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