The incredible futuristic artwork of Mario Wagner

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Monday 12 May 2014

A self-confessed ‘science geek’, Berkeley-based artist Mario Wagner is ahead of the times with his futuristic illustrations that pop with colour and surrealism. He started out creating black and white graphic novels, but ‘his narrative style soon demanded a different medium’ after visiting an Andy Warhol exhibition in Berlin, where he ‘fell for the bold […]

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Haunting photos of a plane wreck by Jan Erik Waider

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Photography on Tuesday 26 November 2013

These photos by Jan Erik Waider are chilling and moody. Featuring what appears to be an abandoned US Navy plane, the series takes us inside and outside the plane as it sits alone in a black and white wasteland somewhere in Iceland.

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Beautiful Japanese-inspired surrealist paintings

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Art on Monday 11 March 2013

These gorgeous photorealist paintings by Moki deserve a second look. And then a third and fourth. The Berlin-based artist specializes in camouflaging people into breathtaking, northern landscapes. Rugged mountains, untouched rivers and the like have human elements cleverly woven into each image. My favorite is the mountain range. It took a moment to recognize the […]

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Funny Googly eye photos series by Ich bin Kong

Elena Grandal Reader Find

By Elena Grandal in New Art on Wednesday 11 January 2012

This cool work is from the witty German artist, Ich bin Kong. All of his work is fun and original, but this one particularly won me over.

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Tiny models by Frank Kunert

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Art on Tuesday 15 November 2011

German artist Frank Kunert builds tiny models of convincing but subtly absurd scenes, which he then photographs.

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Olaf Hajek

Adam Graff Reader Find

By Adam Graff in New Art on Thursday 3 November 2011

German artist Olaf Hajek’s work will be featured in a solo show at Berlin’s exclusive Werft 2 project space on November 10. The exhibition will include a combination of new work, as well as others from worldwide exhibitions, including his recent show in South Africa.

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Incredible mobile sound system with tank treads

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Art on Wednesday 14 September 2011

German artist Nik Nowak, who makes awesome installations and sculptures that incorporate amplified sound and kinetic/mechanical elements, created this awesome mobile sound system with tank treads provocatively entitled Panzer.

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Analog interactive installation by Karina Smigla-Bobinski

Jake Millar Reader Find

By Jake Millar in New Art on Thursday 18 August 2011

What do you get when you take a giant helium-filled sphere, some sticks of charcoal, and a small white room? Well, as this installation by German artist Karina Smigla-Bobinski shows, you end up with a seriously cool piece of art. Visitors are encouraged to push the sphere around the room, as the sticks of charcoal […]

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Revi Oliver: Bees and Blossoms artwork

Julia Tepasse Reader Find

By Julia Tepasse in New Art on Friday 5 August 2011

Today I found something special: Bees & Blossoms by the German artist Revi Oliver, who works as a graphic designer for The Yellow Press in Munich. This rocks.

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Horse heels by Iris Schieferstein

Michelle Wilding Reader Find

By Michelle Wilding in New Fashion on Friday 24 June 2011

Yes, indeed they’re real horse and goat hooves! German artist Iris Schieferstein specialises in creating very flamboyant boots and shoes made from a combination of deceased animal parts and other materials.

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Flora Hitzing

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Art on Wednesday 8 December 2010

German artist Flora Hitzing has incredible control of her watercolor drippy droops, allowing them to soak and smear into beautiful organic forms.

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Francien Krieg: Questioning the common beauty ideal

Nini Baseema Contributor

By Nini Baseema in New Art on Monday 8 November 2010

Francien Krieg is a German artist currently living in Den Haag. Her works are a celebration of the human body in all its forms. In a both ethereal and grotesque way, she likes to question and ridicule the common beauty image in society, with motifs such as obese or aged bodies, observed from unusual perspectives.

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Florian Kuhlmann

Michelle Wilding Reader Find

By Michelle Wilding in New Art on Tuesday 12 October 2010

German artist and programmer Florian Kuhlmann designs spectacular, symmetrical collages that overflow with innumerable objects, intricate details and vivid gradients. Sometimes it can take Kuhlmann several months to make one single collage.

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