Ken Keirns

Casper Johansson Reader Find

By Casper Johansson in New Art on Monday 12 January 2009

Redwood artist Ken Keirns has a thing for monkeys. That much is obvious enough. His site is crawling with them, in his toys, illustrations, and paintings. By his own admission, he ‘likes painting women and monkeys, with a sense of humor’. And so he does. Very, very well.

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Andrew Brandou

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Art on Wednesday 12 November 2008

California-based artist Andrew Brandou draws from the children’s books, as well as the tripped-out, cult obsessed, disillusioned zeitgeist of the 70s when his early consciousness took shape. The storybook-ish quality of his works creates a sort of narrative of the tectonic shifts that have taken place in the psyche of an entire generation — anthropomorphic animals frolic in subtly Japanese-lacquer-inspired landscapes as gas-mask-wearing cops creep, grinning skulls loom, elevated freeways overwhelm the rising sun, and bloody murder scenes remain hidden just beyond the view of the paintings’ innocent subjects.

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Jenn Porreca

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Art on Wednesday 23 April 2008

Californian-based artist and Lost At E Minor contributor, Jenn Porreca, has an exhibition of works showing at Distinction Gallery, in Escondido kicking off on May 10th.

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Ronald Llanos

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Art on Thursday 17 April 2008

I love the rich color and strong thematic imagery in the artwork of Ronald Llanos.

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