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GABRIEL WICKBOLD.

In Photography on 18/05/2016 at 8:19

Colorful splashes everywhere, soft skyn silhouettes around, the portfolio of the young Brazilian photographer Grabriel Wickbould is an innovative way through new experimentation.

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JKB FLETCHER

In Art, Contemporary on 21/11/2015 at 7:30

Working with oil on linen, UK-based artist JKB Fletcher creates dazzeling superhero women.

MARTIN OUELLETTE

In Art, Paintings on 10/06/2015 at 13:05

Canadian artist Martin Ouellette’s paintings are inspired by photos of common objects decaying in the urban landscape. With his work he has set out to find the beauty in the banal as he observes the transition from mass-produced objects to trash. His vibrant paintings are full of details; worn out magazines, wires, rusted nails or wooden poles layered with staples and torn up paper, but one thing is sure, if anyone can make decayed objects look like a work of art, it’s definitely Martin Ouellette.

TAMARA MULLER

In Emerging Artist, Paintings on 21/02/2014 at 3:03

Dutch artist Tamara Muller‘s faces are almost always her own. They are stylized but rendered with an uncanny realism. Other parts of the canvas may be blocked with simple brushwork or even left unfinished, because it is those faces that matter.

STEVEN TABBUTT

In Paintings on 29/03/2013 at 10:15

Steven Tabbutt was born in Maine and spent the majority of his childhood on military bases in North & South Carolina. He graduated with a BFA in Illustration from the Savannah College of Art & Design in 2002 and received his MFA in Illustration as Visual Essay from the School of Visual Arts, New York, in 2006. Today Steven has exhibited work with galleries nationally and internationally, in cities like New York, Paris, London, and Tokyo including regular exhibitions with the Yukiko Kawase Gallery.

TAKATO YAMAMOTO

In Art, Paintings on 28/03/2013 at 8:44

The fine art of Japanese painter Takato Yamamoto explores themes of darkness, bondage, vampires, metamorphosis, love and death. The perspective is always calm and serene – never depicting violence – rather, it is impending or just completed. Yamamoto was born in Akita prefecture in 1960 and after graduating from the painting department of the Tokyo Zokei University, he experimented with the Ukiyo-e Pop style. Later on he further refined and developed that style to create his ‘Heisei Esthiticism’ style. His first exhibition was held in Tokyo, in 1998.

DAN WITZ

In Art, Paintings on 29/01/2013 at 8:32

This is not the first time we feature Dan Witz, but he is one of those artists we like keeping track of as well as bringing you new pieces of his astonishing work every now and then. We are simply in love with this man. Born in 1957, Dan Witz is a Brooklyn, NY based street artist and realist painter. He grew up in Chicago and in 1981 (when we were still in diapers), he graduated from Cooper Union, on New York City’s Lower East Side. Witz, consistently active since the late 1970s, is one of the pioneers of the street art movement and his paintings have been shown in galleries throughout the US and Europe. In June 2010 a monograph, “Dan Witz. In Plain View. 30 Years of Artworks Illegal and Otherwise”, was published by Ginkgo press.

THEO ALTENBERG

In Contemporary, Paintings on 21/01/2013 at 12:45

Installations, photography, video, music, performance, painting, drawing, texts… There doesn’t seem to be a single medium that German artist Theo Altenberg isn’t familiar with, but what we like the most are his candylicious oil on cardboard paintings.

IAN REYNOLD

In Emerging Artist, Paintings on 17/01/2013 at 8:55

As you might already know, we are huge fans of hyper realistic painting, so coming across the work of Ian Reynold was a real treat. Reynold is only 23 years old, based in Chicago and a classically trained musician. Yes sir, he hasn’t taken a single class in painting and everything he knows he has learnt himself. Normally, he works with oil on linen and spends up to 400 hours on each painting. Pretty impressive!

CATHERINE RYAN

In Art, Contemporary on 13/12/2012 at 8:00

Artist Catherine Ryan from Oakland, San Francisco creates cunning drawings and paintings using charcoal, chalk and acrylic.

AMY GUIDRY

In Art on 07/09/2012 at 7:30

American artist Amy Guidry sure walks in the forefront of surreal portrait painting.

FERNANDO VICENTE

In Art on 08/05/2012 at 8:00

Fernando Vicente is an artist from Madrid who made a name for himself in the art world back in the eighties when he started to combine illustration and traditional painting. Ever since he has enjoyed a successful career as an artist as well as art director and he has worked for several big agencies over the years. Among his clients you’ll find Rock De Lux, Cosmopolitan, Vogue and Playboy. Enjoy!