Mia Mäkilä: Lowbrow and Horror Art

“Picture Pippi Longstocking and swedish movie director Ingmar Bergman having a love child. That’s me.”

Mia Mäkilä is one of those artists that manage to catch you off guard.

I don’t even remember now how I came across her work. I bookmarked it, figuring I might go back if I “had the time.”
Meanwhile, those distorted cartoonish figures have been haunting me. Her work is unique; you can see a piece and instantly know it’s hers. She uses bright comic colours, but the darkness still manages to seep through.

It gives me the most delicious chills.

“Newspaper Freak”, by Mia Mäkilä
Click image to visit her site;
some art contains nudity.

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