We could all use a little abstract painting in our lives, and Dale Frank’s abstraction carries on into their titles. Each painting comes with a very interesting and complex title that will have you looking twice at the image.
Justine Lai’s Join or Die painting series consists of self portraits of herself having sex with each president of the United States. Provocative and very NSFW, the paintings are a blunt comment on race, ethnicity, and sexuality in America.
Cleveland-born, Brooklyn-based artist Thu Tran ups the cute ante with her magic-marker character drawings, plush landscape installations, and glass birthday cakes. Obsessed with food and cartoon animals, Tran’s color-saturated aesthetic is that of a twelve year-old girl with a killer Red Bull habit.