Mark Ryden lives and works in Los Angeles, painting slowly and happily amidst his countless collections of trinkets, statues, skeletons, books, paintings and antique toys.
I love the Dali-esque, surrealist air to his paintings.
A bit cutesy, a bit goth, a bit horror... the one below is very Miro I think:
And anything with even a hint of photorealism has got my vote.
How cute / creepy is this stump baby?
All images from Mark's website.