One of the first things I did in NYC was to see Mark Ryden's paintings at Paul Kasmin Gallery in Chelsea, as there were only a few days left.
Walking in, my jaw dropped. The paintings were fantastic, and seeing them in person was awesome. Another aspect of his work are the frames, beautifully carved and painted.
The staff were very kind and let me take some photos:
Who is this weirdo?? Anyway, here are some details of the paintings: