London-based artist Ruben Ireland’s work is emotionally charged through its simplicity of subject, stark color combinations, and dreamy yet sinister portraiture. But, to me, no series stands out in it’s brilliance quite like his Warrior series. Mainly black and white with a pop of color, these pieces burrow into the deepest sectors of your soul.
Chicago photographer Lisa Predko’s work has a vibrant style that is unmistakable. Her series, Head Vases, is simple in its idea but exhibits a new type of pop art portraiture arousing energy and emotion, not only from the subjects themselves, but also in their composition and colouring.
If you have ever worked in a cubicle, you know what a dismal and generic environment it can be. Cubicle Art, a phrase coined by artist David23, is a way to put art where you work–and where you work is where you spend most of your life. David23′s paintings are as endearing as they are accessible. They are small, ready-to-hang, original signed artworks on wooden-framed canvas that add a life to your modular workspace.
There is a grace and mystery in Marina Bychkova’s Enchanted Dolls that is truly magical. Each is one-of-a-kind and handmade by Bychkova. These porcelain beauties are the ideal of eternal femininity. They give a sense of emotional and physical fragility, while maintaining a vision of strength and power. Her second edition book, Enchanted Dolls, is set to release this fall in limited edition.
Howard Robot, the man behind the music of My Robot Friend, started experimenting with electronic music in early 2000. Since that time he has become known not only for his fun music, but for his amazing robotic stage performance and genius videos. One of his latest videos for the song Waiting (a version on the […]
Born in Brazil, Bianca Green found her artistic inspiration in South America. Her work is happyand light-hearted, highly detailed, and rich in colour combinations and mixtures of pattern. Look at any of her works and they can’t help but make you smile.
Chilean-born artist Alvaro Tapia’s artwork has a timely appeal in its zombie apocalyptic look. Even the most beautiful of his subjects have a disturbing yet electric look in their eye. His artwork is riveting.
Le Tour De France may be over for 2012, but these charming illustrations by Italian artist Pierluigi Ricco will make you feel as if you are welcome in both the peloton and in the circus. This series of works is fun, fresh and playful, while capturing the true essence of cycling and circus performers.
James Mollison is Kenyan born artist who grew up in England. His new work, entitled Where Children Sleep, is an introspective look at the lives and culture of children from around the world as told through a series of portraits of each child and a photograph of their bedroom. The artist says: ‘I found myself thinking about my bedroom, how significant it was during my childhood, and how it reflected what I had and who I was’.
Lucia Vergara’s jewelry is super cool but I absolutely flipped for her Cosmic Ice-Creams series. These gorgeous triangular necklaces are bold in shape yet delicate in workmanship and color. The solid pastel pieces are accented with a beautiful array of textures, iridescent colors and glitter. They are suspended by a refined and vintage looking chain […]
At first glance, A.J. Fosik’s animal head sculptures look as if they were made of simple paper, when in actuality each is made of wood, carved and colored in vibrant shades of green, blue, red and pinks. Each has its own energy, power and intricacies that envelope and hypnotize the viewer.
When you think of Moscow, playful and fantastic does not usually come to mind. Ira Bordo has changed that. Her fashion photography is truly unique in its creation of a fantastic playground of bold impactful imagery, misty movement and dramatic lighting that is a marvel to behold.
If there was a pageant for paper sculptors, Jeff Nishinaka, a native of Los Angeles, would win top prize. His work is breathtaking in its cleanliness, complexity, and kinetic movement.
Iris Van Herpen, at only 27, is set to become the next promise of greatness in the fashion world. Her work is methodical, technological and spectacular, a mesh of both architecture and new media, and are each a work of art. Her newest collection entitled Capriole recently showed at the Fall-Winter 2011/12 Paris Couture shows.