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THE KID: Depicting Social Determinism Through Hyperrealistic Sculpture and Drawings

26 October 2014 No Comments

THE KID is a young self-educated contemporary artist who cleverly and skilfully threads ideas on social determinism throughout his artworks and asks viewer to deliberate over, speculate about and reflect upon the various personal tragedies that they are confronted with. [...]

Dressed to Kill: Portraits of Bullfighters by French Painter Christian Gaillard

20 October 2014 {1} Comment
16 October 2014 - 28 October 2014

French painter Christian Gaillard creates detailed realistic portraits of bullfighters, focusing on the intricate embroidery of their extravagant ‘traje de luces’, or ‘suit of light’. [...]

FAWNS Short Film by Thanasis Tsimpinis; For Without LOVE we are Nothing...

14 October 2014 {1} Comment

We are totally in love with both the imagery and the script of the touching new film FAWNS by Greek filmmaker Thanasis Tsimpinis, which premiered a few days ago at the 20th Athens International Film Festival in Greece. [...]

Return to the Sea: Saltworks by Motoi Yamamoto

12 October 2014 No Comments

A pioneering contemporary artist, Tokyo-born Motoi Yamamoto carves monumental two dimensional sculptures of entire oceans, shattered planets, typhoons, mountain ranges, fractured staircases and vast plains of brain-like coils using just the one medium: SALT. [...]

The Naked Truth: Compelling Art Photography by Evelyn Bencicova

08 October 2014 No Comments

Young Berlin-based photographer Evelyn Bencicova creates eerie compositions with human bodies in empty, cold spaces for her Ecce Homo series, as a means to explore and comment upon human relationships and social behaviour. [...]

Marc Giai-Miniet’s Nightmarish ‘Theatre of Memory’ on Show in New York

07 October 2014 {1} Comment
11 October 2014 - 08 November 2014

With his eerie twists on children’s dolls houses, French artist Marc Giai-Miniet’s dioramas, or miniature 3D theatres or boxes, are disturbing metaphors for the human condition that succeed in rattling our curiosity wide-awake. [...]

When Colour Occupies Space: Paint Chip Art by Peter Combe

27 September 2014 {1} Comment

Whilst from afar they may look like sepia-toned photographs, from up-close they reveal themselves to be mesmerising full-spectrum colour sculptures on a tiny scale. Discover the unique three-dimensional visual artworks of San Francisco-based artist Peter Combe. [...]

Daily Spoon: A One-year Woodcarving Project by Stian Korntved Ruud

15 September 2014 {2} Comments

Drawing inspiration from the traditional Norwegian craft of woodwork, ''Daily Spoon'' is a fascinating project that sees designer Stian Korntved Ruud carving one spoon a day for 365 days. [...]