Imaginative food art by Dan Cretu

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By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Friday 21 June 2013

We can never tire of looking at Romanian artist Dan Cretu’s fun creations made from re-appropriated food materials, such as radios and cameras made from cut fruit, or footballs made from clusters of black and white melon seeds.

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Creative sculptures from Myeonbeom Kim

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By Contributions in New Art on Friday 8 March 2013

Combining objects in unexpected ways challenges us to rethink our understanding of the common world. The unique way artist Myeongbeom Kim merges objects from nature with those that are man-made absolutely blows me away. Personally, I would have never though to plant a tree in a urinal. But I guess that way it gets watered.

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This is what our grandparents think of when they hear about Twitter

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By Lost At E Minor in New Photography on Thursday 28 February 2013

Imagine what Twitter might have looked like some 30 years ago. Imagine what our grandparents think of when they hear about Twitter. Gaston Lisak puts those thoughts in this context: ‘my grandma, like all the grandma’s in the neighborhood, used to own a bird as a pet. However, nowadays the bird cage is open and […]

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Sunny mixed media work by Sebastiaan Bremer

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By Annie Churdar in New Photography on Monday 25 February 2013

Dutch artist Sebastiaan Bremer specializes in collage photos. His dreamy imagery is bathed in sunshine and ink designs that resemble confetti. These warm, sunny photo pieces feel like the best memories of yesteryear. Bremer has been using this unique mixed media technique since 1999. It seems like he’s mastered the technique over that period of […]

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Pencil shavings becoming marvellous mixed media

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By Cecilia Timm in New Art on Saturday 6 October 2012

Marta Altés is an artist, author and illustrator who has made these wonderfully whimsical drawings incorporating pencil shavings. It’s an innovative way to recycle and reuse what could be considered trash by so many.

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New mixed-media illustrations by Jon Lezinsky

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By Jon Lezinsky in New Illustration on Saturday 2 June 2012

I work as a mixed-media freelance illustrator. My paintings combine both traditional media and digital elements to create rich multi-layered works. Recently, I created illustrations for a book of short stories called Boy of Bone: Twelve Stories Inspired by the Mutter Museum.

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Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friend: installation by Peta Morris

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By Peta Morris in New Art on Tuesday 29 May 2012

I’m an artist creative type working in mixed media, installation and photography, with a love of collecting, finding the irony, beauty, and fury, and putting it all together and making it pop with humour and wit. My latest show, Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friend: An Exhibition Fit For A Queen, is timed to coincide with the Queens Diamond Jubilee and asks the question, ‘Is it time this fairytale came to it’s end?’ It’s at Sydney’s Sheffer Gallery from now until December.

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Nature-themed illustrations by Sandra Dieckmann

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By Mat Roff in New Illustration on Thursday 24 May 2012

Born in Germany and living in London since 2002, Sandra Dieckmann’s work is full of compassion towards nature. Animals feature heavily in her artwork, as do geometrical shapes and mix media methods, to create rich illustrations that not only look pretty, but hold strong messages about how disconnected we can be from the world around us.

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Fashion drawings by Akvile Lesauskaite

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By Lost At E Minor in New Art, New Illustration on Tuesday 15 May 2012

Akvile Lesauskaite’s works are fashion drawings and canvases depicting various self-exposure issues. She uses different media, from oils to lipsticks. Last year, she had a personal exhibition in Milan. She is also an editor at SwO magazine, Lithuania.

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