I love these charcoal drawings by Australian artist, Louisa Jenkinson. Of this work, she says, ‘Through the medium of large scale drawing, my work investigates the interstices of the urban environment where one finds a cornucopia of brief human interactions, prolonged dramatic interpersonal relationship sagas and momentary lapses of normality. These prolific and profound moments are then deconstructed, rebuilt and then released into the wild’. She is represented by Dianne Tanzer Gallery in Melbourne.
I recently came across the work of French illustrator Tifenn Python. She is also showing at the current Young Blood show at New York’s Opera Gallery. What I love about her work is that it has a certain vibe to it that reminds me of some of the great masters like Lautrec and Shiele, which […]
The work of Jennybird Alcantara is a trip, to say the least. This stuff is about as surreal is surreal gets. Think dolls, and animals, and plants, and insects, then mix it all up every which way and you’ve got the beautifully twisted paintings of Jennybird Alcantara.
We asked Melbourne-based artist Justin Williams to tell us about his work: ‘I am always interested in the way humans and animals relate to each other, and the similarities we share, as well as the major differences. This work was inspired by my girlfriend’s dog, and a photo of her as a child, joining the two together as if they both cant make decisions without the other’.