Barbie never looked this good! Australian makeup artist Hendra uses a steady hand and well trained eye to hand-paint new faces and recreate the looks of dolls. Hendra meticulously styles and photographs these one-of-a-kind dolls as Super Models.
Korean-artist SeaHyun Lee paints crimson landscapes combining elements of North and South Korea against stark white backgrounds. Her work is inspired by military service spent wearing night vision goggles that coated everything in red.
London-based artist Richard Hughes incorporates incongruous looking objects into his work to create art that is sometimes humorous. Inviting questions as to the history and function of the pieces, upon closer inspection, these objects reveal themselves as meticulously cast replicas of readily available every-day objects.
Spanish artist Paula Sanz Caballero creates miniature worlds of characters embroidered with hand-sewn vintage and found fabrics. Against richly textured backdrops, she creates an interplay of personal relationships and stories with a technique that is uniquely hers.
Yvette Helin created the Pedestrian Project in 1990 with several performers costumed to look like the pedestrian graphic symbols from road signage. The stark black silhouettes photographed in different environments is a clever commentary on people and their environments as public art.
Mircea Cantor is a Romanian artist who works with video, animation, sculpture, drawing, painting and installation. His work is often a commentary on contemporary society with characteristics of Romanian folk traditions.
Illustrator Jesse Auersalo divides his time between Brooklyn and Helsinki. His distinctive, character-driven work is marked by an aesthetic he describes as ‘polished and clean, as well as sticky and dirty.’ In his first-ever New York presentation, at Bumble and bumble on March 3, Auersalo will discuss his design background, its relationship to his personal […]
I’ve just fallen in love with the work of Melbourne-based Ben Wright, aka Ben Zen, the cutest, sweetest drawings and small worlds, which leave me longing for more. [see more creative work from Australia on our sister site, The Colour]
Danny Roberts, a 24 year-old illustrator whose fashion illustrations have been featured in Elle and WWD, draws beautiful images in his own quirky art-meets-fashion style. Modelling his drawings on real-life models, Roberts has created his own fashion world and has the real fashion world a-buzz.