Artist Justine Lai cheekily explores humanizing and demythologizing the Presidents of the United States and subverting notions of authority by painting herself in intimate sexual encounters with the Presidents in chronological order. These artworks in her Join or Die series could be viewed as controversial but she approaches the spectacle of sex and politics with […]
Stella Im Hultberg is raw femininity, sexuality, vulnerability, and reality. Nothing is masked in the faces of her girls; all misery, all troubles are fully evinced. Hultberg’s paintings and drawings cause the viewer to feel for her girls. They are the type of girls that everyone subconsciously desires [male or female]. They’ve faces like sombre supermodels but the way their sleepy eyes stare, the way their hands grasp for more, the way their hair falls and rises so freely are what make them so innocently seductive. The girls of Stella Im Hultberg may look as though they are trying to hide away, but they’re not at all. They show you everything everyone should know and appreciate about a woman.
Left: Cell Phones (Atlanta) Chris Jordan, world-renowned photographer and environmental activist, showcases his stunning eye-opening presentation on the American Mass Consumption. Chris vividly documents the combined effects of our cultures of consumption.
An exceptionally versatile and talented artist hailing from the Philippines is Kiko Escora. Having had numerous exhibits mainly throughout Southeast Asia, he is clearly a jack of all trades in the creative world. From painting, sketching, installations, clothing design/printing, photography to djing, Kiko not only dabbles in these various mediums of expression but is very much well versed in each alike.
Martine Johanna’s Illustrations are a mix between fantasy world and fashion. Dutch born, Martine draws on all kind of mediums ~ paper, canvas, she also paint huge walls for fancy cafes or shops in Amsterdam. She seems to love playing with flying hair and blending it into forms and faces…
Here are two great conceptual photo stories shot inside museums -The first one was created as a collaboration between Brazilian photographers Gabriel Mendes and Patricia Thompson, the second one is American photographer Andy Freeberg. A similar concept indeed but
LIFE photographer Gjon Mili visited Picasso in 1949. Mili showed the artist some of his photographs of ice skaters with tiny lights affixed to their skates jumping in the dark—and Picasso’s mind began to race. The series of photographs that follows—Picasso’s light drawings—were made with a small flashlight in a dark room;
Cuban born and Miami based artists, Alain Guerra and Neraldo de la Paz created Guerra de la Paz. Its seems the creative duo loves to create colorful ‘textile sculptures’ and playing with textural layering. Their work is based on a combination of traditional disciplines and experimentation with dimension and the use of unconventional material […]
Petros Chrisostomou giant photography manipulation is amusing – he likes to play with scales. Chrisostomou takes objects with which we are all too familiar with – a high-heeled shoe or two, some eggs, a head of blonde hair – and he plays with scale to such an extent that they look monstrously large in their contexts. The perfectly ordinary object becomes…
HelloVon is the London based Studio of Illustrator Von. Influenced by nature and popular cultures, Von’s illustrations utilize a seamless blend of traditional and digital techniques. I love his style and how detail oriented he is ! You can see every details of his drawings on his site. Also see more of his work on his flickr
The creator Mia Morikawa likes to think of her KA/POW/WOW neckpieces as “little wearable sculptures… Strap on art!!” These wearable sculptures are inspired by jacobian ruffs & natural structures such as: fruit & coral and are earth friendly as well…