Eric Yahnker with Pandemic Lovers (after Magritte), 2020, oil on linen, 36 x 27.5 in. Eric Yahnker is a contemporary artist born in 1976 in Torrance, California. His humorous, meticulously rendered graphite and colored pencil drawings and elaborate process pieces examine pop culture and politics.  He can be found at his website and on Instagram.


  1. Well done, but a bit scary.

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  2. powerful message

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  3. This is resistance against evolution in the wrong direction. If this is evolution, like you suggested in the title, it’s telling us that the only ones that’ll pass through the evolutionary blades are the ones that would kill for a kiss!

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  4. Yikes. I find this deeply disturbing…

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  5. Just checked out Ig and recoiled in shock over his Earth Day Donald Duck (sorry, you know whom I mean) parody…. very talented but too brutal for my tender ❤

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  6. Reblogged this on It Is What It Is and commented:
    Art always is … a sign of the times!! Eric Yahnker with ‘Pandemic Lovers’ (after Magritte), 2020, oil on linen, 36 x 27.5 in.

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  7. Valerie Meluskey says:

    …well, maybe a slow strip tease…

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  8. If they are that afraid of each other maybe they shouldn’t be kissing.

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  9. Does this suggest that in the future looks won’t matter…

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  10. Very strange images… not my genre at all.
    And a bleak look at evolution, indeed!

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  11. Christie says:

    The whole idea of tactile & sensory restraint and that impact upon a person’s development and sense of self Mind- boggling…

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  12. blessedreams says:

    Great info!

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