Amy Casey’s imaginative paintings of post-industrial Cleveland

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By Micha Hilliard in New Art on Tuesday 10 September 2013

In Amy Casey’s imaginative world, cities are creatures, constantly shifting and growing. Inspired by the post-industrial landscape of Cleveland, which is beset by decay and vacancy, she has made it her task as an artist to imagine a new empire that will rise out of the rubble. Her paintings combine nature and cities in amazing […]

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Fun pop art celebrity portraits by Taylor Gonzales

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By Jake Money in New Art on Thursday 25 August 2011

Taylor Gonzales is a Cleveland-based artist whose work I’ve seen on the streets. He takes a bold geometric approach to pop culture icons.

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The Lighthouse and The Whaler

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By Michelle Wilding in New Music on Thursday 8 April 2010

I’m simultaneously left intrigued and blissed-out whenever I listen to the melodic hooks and bitter sweet vocals created by The Lighthouse and The Whaler. This unsigned Cleveland threesome blends classic modern pop with interesting orchestral soundscapes that take you on an imaginary nautical journey beyond the sea. They’re an upcoming band to keep on your […]

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Arabella Proffer’s punk portraits

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By Casper Johansson in New Illustration on Tuesday 1 September 2009

The work of Cleveland-based artist Arabella Proffer revolves around a ‘fascination with punk rock, aristocrats, Renaissance fashions, pre-code cinema and rock ‘n’roll groupies’. She makes up bad behaving punk aristocrats in her head and writes small bios for them, as well as family trees and maps of fake countries they live in.

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