Strange Loop Jewellery: weird urban tribal fashion

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By Valerie Auersperg in New Fashion on Saturday 6 April 2013

This is amazingly wonderful and bizarre jewelry by the multi-talented British artist, Miles Glyn, whom I met years ago in London while we were both still working in film. The pieces are only available online at the moment, so get on it and start wearing some unique fresh art around your neck.

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New paintings by Katie Sims

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By Mareike Muller in New Art on Friday 23 November 2012

On first sight, the paintings of British artist Katie Sims seem to be very dynamic and in movement. On second sight, you can spot abstract landscapes and rural environments. And if you’re a total pro, you realize that a lot of her paintings are a homage to the masterpieces by Mantegna and Poussin, but translated in a contemporary context by undermining the compositional structure of the original masterpiece.

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12 stained glass windows dedicated to the cult of personality

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By Nicole Steen in New Art on Friday 3 February 2012

Sin or salvation? I was lucky enough to attend the opening of British artist Neal Fox’s Beware of the God exhibit in London this summer. A series of 12 stained glass windows made using traditional methods at Franz Mayer of Munich manufacturers dedicated to a cult of personality, revering such alternative saints as Billie Holiday, […]

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William Edmonds

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By Gerry Mak in New Art on Wednesday 3 August 2011

I tend to not like most folksy, craftsy, text-and-graphics-based art, but British artist William Edmonds does it really well. His images and ideas are actually compelling and often weird, way better than just a bird silk-screened on a piece of drift wood.

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Low-Rise: a skyline made from staples

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By Nini Baseema in New Art on Friday 1 July 2011

Low-Rise is a precarious assemblage of free-standing stacks of staples representing a complex city skyline. Peter Root, the British artist who had the idea for this interesting piece of mini architecture, apparently has a thing for highly labour-intensive, mantra-like procedures when creating art.

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Roland Hicks

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By Gerry Mak in New Art on Friday 3 June 2011

Here’s someone else who takes the well-worn style of photorealism to a new and interesting place. British artist Roland Hicks makes sculptures, assemblages, and well-composed photos of random detritus and household items and paints impeccably realistic and dramatic paintings from them.

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Mobstr’s conversation with the Newcastle City Council

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By Gerry Mak in New Art on Wednesday 24 March 2010

British graffiti artist mobstr. recently had an amusing back-and-forth with the Newcastle City Council, which painted over his stenciled statements directed at them.

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Paul Hazelton

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By Gerry Mak in New Art on Monday 14 December 2009

The dirt and ephemera Paul Hazelton uses in his work suggests the impermanence of all things. The British artist assembles household dust into ghostly figures as if to reassemble to sloughed-off particles of people and things back into their original forms.

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