Discover the surreal and ironic work of French illustrator Guy Billout.
The French artist and illustrator Guy Billout was born in Decize in 1941. After finishing his art training in the city of Beaune, he started to work in the advertising industry before he finally moved to New York City in 1969. He quickly gained recognition with a few illustrations that have been published in New York Magazine. The creative Frenchman became well known for his aesthetic style, which he skillfully combines with surreal, sometimes ironic elements. His drawings seem to play with our perception. With other words, the artist often creates a clever twists on the ordinary life. His thought-provoking editorial work has been published in numerous magazines such as The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, The Washington Post, Business Week, Fortune, Time, just to name a few. Feel free and read more below the first image.
The colorful and pretty funny drawings are often characterized by a unique sense of aesthetics and simplicity. Delicate lines and bold colors give his artworks a mesmerizing effect. He draws scenes that contradict the laws of nature. Below you can find further examples. For more, please have a look at his official portfolio: www.guybillout.com