Beijing-based artist Cao Hui has spilt the guts out from a sofa, opened up a suitcase to reveal even more gory offal… and now he’s constructed what looks like ancient classical art (you know, these life-like busts that stare bleakly into nothing) and sliced them up into multiple slabs to reveal what looks like raw [...]
French artist Baptiste Debombourg blew us away with Aerial, and now, looking at Aggravure, his 2007-2012 work that juxtaposes classical imagery with staples as a sort of contemporary Mannerist engraving, it’s hard not to be wowed again.
Greg “Craola” Simkins is hands-down one of my favourite artists. His work has been an inspiration from the very beginning. Incorporating a delicate blend of the surreal, graffiti stylings and more recently, classical art, the fluid movement of his compositions and the beautiful use of light and colour have had me entranced for years now.