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Hauntingly beautiful art by Shannon Bonatakis

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By Oli Winward in New Art on Tuesday 29 May 2012

There is something emotionally evocative about Shannon Bonatakis’s art, something that I can only describe as ‘hauntingly beautiful’. Strongly stylised and detailed, it’s simply stunning work. She’s putting up a strong resistance to the idea so far, but  I’m still trying to persuade her to teach me how to paint like that.

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Emiliano Ponzi: the king of the visual metaphor

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By Oli Winward in Video on Tuesday 29 May 2012

The day I saw an Emiliano Ponzi illustration was the day I decided to pick up a pencil and change career. I had never seen artwork like his before. His quirky graphic style totally blew me away, and every image just oozed artistic and intellectual genius. Emiliano Ponzi: the king of the visual metaphor.

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The Bottle Song: music by singer-songwriter James Main

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By Oli Winward in New Music on Monday 28 May 2012

Much to the pleasure and good-fortune of our ears, James Main turned his back on the stable career route, despite the inevitable criticism from others that he was wasting away his life, and today pursues his passion for songwriting. Some people are just made to write music. It’s their gift to the world.

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