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Photo series on traditional wild man costumes by Charles Fregér

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By Deanne Cheuk in New Photography on Saturday 13 April 2013

Charles Fregér’s ‘Wilder Mann’ project is a series of photographs of “wild man” costumes used in traditional ceremonies and pageants. Shot in 18 European countries, the photographs depict men positioned by Fregér in costumes against sweeping winter landscapes.

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Step into these paintings by Anna Kristensen, literally

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By Deanne Cheuk in New Art on Friday 8 February 2013

Anna Kristensen’s photo-realistic panoramic oil painting installation, Indian Chamber, is a purpose built structure which brings the viewer into the painting for a fully immersive experience. Kristensen’s painting of the Jenolan Caves (an open cave system near Sydney) is a highly detailed 360 degree view with no beginning or end.

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Quirky illustrations by Jon Han

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By Deanne Cheuk in New Illustration on Friday 8 February 2013

Jon Han is a New York-based illustrator and artist. His work is quirky and charming, giving us a peek into his brightly colored and whimsical world. He has been commissioned by The New York Times, The New Yorker, and numerous other publications worldwide.

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Photographs created without a camera

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By Deanne Cheuk in New Photography on Friday 8 February 2013

Sheila Pinkel’s Light Work series uses light to create images without a camera or enlarger. Pinkel spent seventeen years working with different light sources: visible, ultraviolet, X-Ray, computer generated, Xerox and the sun. She earned an MFA in photography at UCLA without ever even using a camera.

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The Tate Britain recreates Robert Morris’ 1971 exhibition

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By Deanne Cheuk in New Art on Friday 27 April 2012

Robert Morris’s 1971 installation of raw unfinished materials titled “Neo Classic” was originally shown at what was then known as the Tate Britain. It was abruptly closed after 4 days. Reportedly the gallery staff were “not able to cope with the frantic means of emotional release that the exhibition became … pandemonium broke out” reported the Times in 1971. These amazing photographs capture the original installation. The Tate recreated this exhibition in 2009 using contemporary materials and called it “Bodyspacemotionthings”.

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Paintings of rocks by Swedish artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

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By Deanne Cheuk in New Art on Thursday 26 April 2012

Malin Gabriella Nordin is a Swedish artist who works with the theme of rocks. Her work is varied and joyful in it’s abundance. The artful textures, shapes and mix of colors of Malin Gabriella Nordin’s 2009 Collage project, entitled Vacation, is a refreshing burst of color and creativity.

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Graphic geometric installations by Esther Stocker

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By Deanne Cheuk in New Art on Friday 16 March 2012

Esther Stocker paints graphic canvases of grid-like black and white geometric abstractions and then brings them to life with large art installations that alter your perceptions of spatial reality.

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Matthew Brandt’s Lakes and Reservoirs series

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By Deanne Cheuk in New Photography on Tuesday 13 March 2012

LA-based artist Matthew Brandt’s Lakes and Reservoirs series features photographs of lakes and reservoirs that have been soaked in the same specific body of water, creating uniquely colorful and moving pieces.

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Charles Avery

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By Deanne Cheuk in New Art on Wednesday 23 November 2011

Scottish artist Charles Avery has created a brilliantly fantastical world populated with mythical creatures in his artwork.

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Steffan Dam creates stunning fossils made from glass

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By Deanne Cheuk in New Art on Tuesday 22 November 2011

Steffan Dam creates stunning ‘fossils’ using traditional glassmaking methods combined with welding, carbon, foils and powders captured in glass.

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We, The Masses: a beautiful animation of Robyn O’Neil’s art

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By Deanne Cheuk in Video on Tuesday 22 November 2011

We, The Masses is an otherworldly animated adaptation of Robyn O’Neil’s incredible artwork. The film was developed at Werner Herzog’s Rogue Film School.

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Carolyn Marks Blackwood’s photos of flocks of birds

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By Deanne Cheuk in New Photography on Monday 21 November 2011

Fine art photographer Carolyn Marks Blackwood captures nature’s finest in her incredible photo series of flocks of birds.

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Rebecca Campbell

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By Deanne Cheuk in New Art on Monday 21 November 2011

Rebecca Campbell uses beautifully loose strokes of thick color in her Bolt painting series, conveying fleeting stormy moments in her show, A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing.

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Canadian artist Sarah Anne Johnson

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By Deanne Cheuk in New Art on Tuesday 18 October 2011

Canadian artist Sarah Anne Johnson created these works after a residency on a double masted schooner in the Arctic Circle. The artist says: ‘After such an experience, one can’t help speculating about the impact we have on this planet’.

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Moon Beom

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By Deanne Cheuk in New Art on Tuesday 24 May 2011

Korean artist Moon Beom creates otherworldly canvases using acylics and oilsticks, conjuring visions of infinite space and imagined landscapes ‘where reality and illusion crisscross’.

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