Santa Barbara, USA
Antar Dayal (born 1955, Germany), lives and works in Santa Barbara and Berlin. He received training in classical art disciplines, painting and printing techniques by Evelyn Flaming, his artist/teacher mother from the ages 6-16. Thereafter autodidact. His work is centered around the visual interpretation of the human escalation on this planet. Composing often large-scale tableaux using century-old engraving techniques that are screen printed onto the canvas surface, side by side with classic oil paintings, incorporating abstraction, undertones of advertising illustration and realistic elements.