Barnaby Whitfield

Christopher Stribley Reader Find

By Christopher Stribley in New Art on Thursday 17 November 2011

If the name Barnaby Whitfield conjures up images of the circus, that wouldn’t be entirely inappropriate. You might recognize his work from covers he has illustrated for The Dresden Dolls. This Brooklyn-based artist lives in a world populated by his own mythology of blushing youths, supermodels, Abraham Lincoln, and birds.

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Monster People paintings by Lauren Albert (aka LALA)

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Art on Friday 28 October 2011

For Halloween, I want to be one of the weird, sweaty, third-eye monster people in the paintings by Brooklyn-based artist Lauren Albert, aka LALA.

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Katya Usvitsky

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Art on Saturday 1 October 2011

My friend Katya Usvitsky is a great Brooklyn-based artist who does a lot of textile-based work. I really like her recent pieces where she fills nylons with little wads of fiber to create weird, unsettling, organic forms.

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Brian LaRossa

Deanne Cheuk Reader Find

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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Carrie Moyer

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Art on Friday 15 April 2011

I’m a fan of the mixed media paintings by Brooklyn-based artist Carrie Moyer : they range from abstract composition to more topical and symbol driven pieces.

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