Belgium based artist Isabelle Menin invents a surreal parallel natural world in her artistic practice. Taking pictures of natural elements, like flowers and foilage, Menin digitally collages, composes and enhances her own photographic images to create a neo-romantic painterly version of nature. In these works, flowers and leaves take on dramatic roles buffeted by . . . → Read More: Digital photographic collages of a surreal natural world by Isabelle Menin
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Paris based photographer Thomas Devaux pushes photographic art into the realms of classical painting, religious iconography and expressive portraiture in his latest series called “Attrition.” Taking photographs from the backstages of fashion shows, Devaux digitally decomposes an image, turning it inside out, and then resurrecting it to represent . . . → Read More: “Attrition” digital photographic collages by Thomas Devaux
Madrid, Spain based photographer Silvia Grav creates haunting photographic portraits of young women. Using digital manipulations to create transparencies and layerings, Grav’s work has a strong ethereal and eerie quality. They remind me of the work of Laurence Demaison.
See more of Grav’s work on her flickr page.
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French artist Fabienne Rivory combines photography and watercolor paints to create these breathtaking images. Using gouache or inks to create texture, shading and bright areas of color, Rivory digitally combines the paintings with photographs from her personal collection of landscapes. These are simple images but highly evocative of fleeting moments and dreams.
In her artist’s statement, . . . → Read More: Colored photographs by Fabienne Rivory
from Plot magazine – Transgender
Splicing a few found images and scribbling a few marks, UK based illustrator Michelle Thompson makes statements which cut across our personal lives and cultural world. A split image of the top of a man’s face with the bottom of a woman’s face erases the line between the genders. . . . → Read More: Editorial collage by Michelle Thompson
Shai Kremer‘s “Concrete Abstract & Notes From the Edge” photography exhibit feels eerily relevant in light of the tragic bombing in Boston earlier this week.
In “Concrete Abstract” Kremer overlays multiple images of the reconstruction effort at the site of the World Trade Center. From afar, the large photographs look like abstract paintings. Up . . . → Read More: “Concrete Abstract & Notes From the Edge” photographs by Shai Kremer at the Robert Koch Gallery in San Francisco
Specks from afar. That’s what we reduce to in these stunning pieces by Korean artist Jiyen Lee. Splicing photographs of bird’s eye views of people, Lee reconstructs landscapes where life is an endless journey. There are no beginnings nor ends. No places to hide nor rest.
See more of Lee’s digital collages on Saatchi Online.
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Here are some spectacular images by the Los Angeles based duo of Nicholas Alan Cope and Dustin Edward Arnold. A gushing waterfall, a macro photograph of the stamen of a tropical flower. Neither is correct. Cope & Arnold created these images through “a mixture of painting, chemistry and photography.” That’s as much detail as they . . . → Read More: Abstract photography by Nicholas Alan Cope and Dustin Edward Arnold
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.
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Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) student André Wee has created this series of intriguing portraits. The people in these images blend back and forth between nets of geometric lines.
On his website, the Singaporean artist writes that it is “uncertain as to whether these figures are in the process of “forming” or “fragmenting” due . . . → Read More: Lines on photographic portraits by Andrew Wee