Raw and whimsical. “Portrait of childhood” is a mixed-media series depicting scenes from childhood by Belgrade, Serbia based artist Jelena Dugalic Milasinovic.
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South Korea based artist Jeong Woo Jae explores the bond between human and animal in his series “The Girl and Her Dog.” Playing with scale, Jae inverts the typical relationship between dog and owner. In these images, a girl and her dramatically oversized dog go about an ordinary day: riding a bus, sitting in . . . → Read More: Paintings of a very large dog by Jeong Woo Jae
Brooklyn, New York based artist Cody Hoyt creates mixed media drawings using graphite, colored pencil, and acrylic on collaged paper. I love how he blends the calligraphic elements with the bold brushstrokes.
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This year at the Sculpture by the Sea in Bondi, Australia, there is a staircase that lets adventurous climbers reach the clouds. Surreal.
The sculptural installation by artist David McCracken only looks like a never-ending staircase from certain angles. Playing with perspective, McCracken crafted a replica of a staircase that decreases in size as . . . → Read More: An infinite stairway to heaven by David McCracken
Broken Face No.425, Original Collage on paper, Size: 11.7 x 8.3 in
“Broken Faces” is a personal art project started by Tokyo-based illustrator and collage artist Takahiro Kimura. Since 1991, Kimura has been creating mixed-media portraits using collage to intentionally distort the facial features and head proportions as a means of conveying the “complicated nature of . . . → Read More: “Broken Faces” mixed-media work by Takahiro Kimura
Chicago based artist Magda Dudziak has a knack for creating irony from the juxtaposition of ordinary images. A child running over an enormous strawberry shortcake dessert in the Himalayas. A bikini-clad giant woman lying on a beach overlooking a city.
A student at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Dudziak describes the . . . → Read More: Collages by Magda Dudziak
Some gorgeous charcoal drawings by Joseph Loughborough. Dark and defiant.
Last month (October 2013) Loughborough’s work was shown at the Moniker Art Fair in London.
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Sectioned and Revealed, Acrylic and collage on panel, 8″h x 8″w, 2011-2012
These geometrical abstractions remind me of light hitting the facets of a crystal. Artist Paul Yanko creates densely layered compositions influenced by Modernist abstraction as well as the bright colors found in commercial sign painting and toy construction sets.
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Tel Aviv based artist Lena Revenko is really good at painting portraits with patterns upon patterns. Her work crosses the boundary between reality, absurdism and fantasy, Lovely!
Revenko’s work is currently showing at the Hariviera Gallery (Ben Gurion St. X Nordau St., Bat Yam, Israel) in the group exhibition “Afrodita is searching for a . . . → Read More: Portraits and patterns by Lena Revenko
Persian Canvass III: Persian Canvass 19th Century Contracts, Stamps and 17th Century Images from Persia Mixed Media – acrylic, charcoal, pencil, printing and collage on wood panel (48 by 24)
San Francisco based artist Shiva Pakdel draws upon antique images and ancient documents from Persia (Iran) to create these colorful mixed-media works. Using acrylic paint, . . . → Read More: 2013 San Francisco Open Studio Artist: Persia inspired mixed-media works by Shiva Pakdel