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Hendra creates Super Models from Barbie dolls

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By Deanne Cheuk in New Fashion on Tuesday 26 April 2011

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.

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Brian LaRossa

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By Deanne Cheuk in New Art on Tuesday 26 April 2011

Brooklyn-based artist and designer Brian LaRossa takes the hand-drawn aesthetic into the digital realm with his colorful glowing compositions ‘shaped through a process of reconfiguration’.

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SeaHyun Lee

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By Deanne Cheuk in New Art on Monday 25 April 2011

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.

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Richard Hughes

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By Deanne Cheuk in New Art on Monday 25 April 2011

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.

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Paula Sanz Caballero

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By Deanne Cheuk in New Illustration on Monday 25 April 2011

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.

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The Pedestrian Project

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By Deanne Cheuk in New Events on Friday 25 February 2011

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.

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Mircea Cantor

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By Deanne Cheuk in New Art on Saturday 5 February 2011

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.

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Rachel Sumpter

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By Deanne Cheuk in New Art on Saturday 5 February 2011

Rachel Sumpter creates colorful otherworlds in her paintings and prints of imagined landscapes and lives.

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Yehrin Tong

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By Deanne Cheuk in New Art on Friday 5 November 2010

London-based illustrator Yehrin Tong creates stunningly intricate designs and dizzying patterns: ‘simple and minimal rarely come into her vocabulary’.

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Shoboshobo

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By Deanne Cheuk in New Design on Thursday 19 August 2010

French artist Mehdi Hercberg, aka Shoboshobo, draws, designs, organizes workshops, puts out zines and sweatshirts, and collaborates with other artists for shows. How’s that for active?

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Christina Christoforou

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By Deanne Cheuk in New Illustration on Tuesday 17 August 2010

Christina Christoforou is a London-based illustrator and artist, her delicate and dreamy drawings are commissioned for book covers, music, film and editorial.

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Symbolon

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By Deanne Cheuk in New Illustration on Monday 16 August 2010

Japanese illustrator Symbolon works with his signature ‘shadow graphic’ style to create fashion illustrations for clients including BBC, Polaroid, Macy’s and American Airlines.

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Jesse Auersalo

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By Deanne Cheuk in New Illustration on Tuesday 23 February 2010

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 […]

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Ben Zen

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By Deanne Cheuk in New Illustration on Wednesday 20 January 2010

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]

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Danny Roberts

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By Deanne Cheuk in New Illustration on Wednesday 6 January 2010

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.

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