“Oil Slick” 24” x 24″, acrylic on maple panel wood, 2012
I’ve admired the work of Marin, Califonia based artist Tiffany Bozic for a long time. Taking inspiration from nature, Bozic paints highly realistic illustrations with a surreal flair. One of my current favorites is the first image in this post which shows a . . . → Read More: Paintings by Tiffany Bozic
It’s been a bruiser of a week, but like the woman in this collage I’ve managed not to become undone!
Happy Friday, everyone!
EyeSwoon, Editor for “Made in Slant”
btw: The collage is by Italian artist Claudio Parentela.
I love the work of London based artist Peggy Wolf. Wolf recently collaborated with Danish knitwear designer Iben Høj creating a series of illustrations for the Autumn/Winter 2013 lookbook (see the last image in this post).
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“The Dark fish” Oil on canvas 48″ X 36″
Commuting to work, among a throng of cars. Waiting at the checkout line in Costco, behind people with shopping carts packed as if they will be feeding an army. Trying to find empty space to stand during rush hour in the subway car. Today I feel . . . → Read More: Painting by Christopher Dotson
UK based artist Yulia Brodskaya has spun out yet another amazing paper quilled portrait. This time the subject is an older lady with long flowing hair smoking a pipe.
To view more quilling by this artist, see the previous posts “More paper quilled portraits by Yulia Brodskaya” and “A paper quilled portrait by . . . → Read More: Woman with a pipe – a paper quilled portrait by Yulia Brodskaya
What does 1960’s African studio photography have in common with the Dutch still lifes from the 1600′s? Although I can’t stretch my imagination far enough to find an answer, Olaf Hayek brings these two disperate topics together effortlessly in his paintings. Using folkloric imagery, Hayek creates colorful images which examine our relationship with . . . → Read More: Olaf Hayek illustrates the cycles of life
The designer behind Lustix, New York City based Gabriel Pulecio, is really good at collaging together unusual textures and graphical elements to form fantastical new landforms. I believe most of his work is done digitally.
See more of Pulecio’s work on his flickr site.
. . . → Read More: Collage-based fantastical landforms by Gabriel Pulecio
“Everything & Nothing”, 2011, 8″W x 10″H, Mixed Media on Wood
detail of “Everything & Nothing”
detail of “Everything & Nothing”
I love the quote that illustrator Colin Johnson chose for his latest work (shown above) “Everything and Nothing” – “The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing.” – by . . . → Read More: More hyper-collages by Colin Johnson
Seonna Hong is a southern California based artist whose work I’ve admired for a long time. Hong paints narrative scenes of children and animals in the natural world. Bears, birds, elk, children wander and play amid the trees, rivers, and encroaching urban structures. Hong’s works are disarming, filled with striking metaphors. Representing innocence and . . . → Read More: Paintings on paint chips by Seonna Hong
“Dawn” cel-vinyl acrylic and epoxy resin on panel48″ x 48″
Los Angeles based artist Tim Biskup just presented his latest painting at the LA Mart (Los Angeles) at the group exhibition entitled MAS: ATTACK (Mutual Appreciation Society). “Dawn” contains many of Biskup’s signature elements – bright colors, geometric shapes and lots of patterns. No . . . → Read More: “Dawn” by Tim Biskup