This is how Rafal Olbinski describes his work. The surrealist polish illustrator is known for his imagined parallel realities, painted often with blue skies and deconstructed characters in settings that border the realm of untrue.
A touch of Magritte, a touch of dream-like tone, so many on the ides of the subconscient, it is in the references that come to him from everywhere, says the painter himself, that Olbinski creates something unique, that is hard to mimic. But the next pages, in their own way, come pretty close.
Photography and creative direction by Alessandro Esposito. Styling by Pablo Patanè.*
*Full story and credits on Vogue Portugal's Art issue, published on march 2020.