Greg Haberny’s work is at once playful, revolting, and sarcastic. Much like the DADA artists of old, Haberny seems to be drawn to expressively absurd themes. Everything from Alfred Hitchcock to Terry Richardson, Pin-up girls to vintage cartoons all find their way into his installations. By mixing these icons from popular culture, Haberny is able to […]
Katya Grokhovsky is an artist who works across many fields, including performance, video, installation, photography, sculpture, drawing and painting. I’ve known this artist since she moved to New York City, and has since been all over the map. With her performances and paintings mostly based around her being a woman, my favourite piece was when […]
What’s not to like about the fun, fluoro-dripped world of New York illustrator James Blagden, whose work is so bright and trippy, I feel like I need to wear shades just to do them justice. This guy going to be big, big, BIG. If these illustrations don’t do it for you, check out his stunning […]
Anna The Red was born in Japan and now lives in New York. She makes art you can eat. Her Bento boxes feature characters from Dr Suess, Studio Ghibli and Maurice Sendak. I’m not sure whether I want to eat them, or leave them on the mantelpiece to look at until the ants claim them.
Love Kills Demons is 12 short films by New York-based film-maker, Jim Helton. Over the course of a year, Helton documented New York artist Chris Rubino while he searched for a new direction in his work. In the process we see screen-printing, drawing, painting, wandering, as well as a peak inside the workings of a […]
This show just finished and was a fantastic sight. Nate Lowman made these shaped canvases of air fresheners, which where just smaller than life size. It kind of felt as thought the place smelt of America. The show was at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise in New York.
New York-based, Shaun Kasperbauer, is the genius behind the Bubble Chandelier. Inspired by the shape of soap bubbles, it was constructed from two-litre plastic bottles. Now, that’s a lot of soft drink!
Street artist Gaia has been so prolific here in Baltimore that I initially thought he was from here. Not so. The New York-born wheat-paster is quietly plastering the entire world with his stunning humanimals and stern-looking Native Americans.
Turkish-born, New York-based artist Deniz Ozuygur’s hilarious pieces tell sophisticated jokes that also, via crude, distorted, and disembodied forms, tap into a more innocent and tactile relationship we had with our bodies in grade school. Her Self High Five Machine is hysterical, as is her Alterations series, in which she messes with common kids’ items — Gummi Worms, Funyuns, a gum eraser — before repackaging them and returning them to the manufacturer.
New York-based artist Suzuki Mariko has made this handmade felt doll set of a mom and happy baby bear sitting on a sofa. At just three inches wide and two inches high, it’s perfect for your side table. It can even watch TV with you. Aw! We have it for sale in the Lost At E Minor store.
I learned of the work of New York artist Katherine Mangiardi from the Merchant’s House Museum of all places. So appropriate. Mangiardi’s paintings of lace are unbelievably haunting, like the delicate, filmy fabric of a ghost, or like the painfully decaying lace of an antique dress. I also found her fabric installations at various historic museums around the East Coast rather beautiful. I find the idea of being able to set up an installation in a historic house pretty intriguing.
New York-artist Morgan Croney has an exhibition of new works opening at Brooklyn’s HQ Gallery on April 11 ‘which takes Sol LeWitt’s famous dictum — Irrational thoughts should be followed absolutely and logically — quite seriously’.
I love the work of New York artist and sculptor, D.E. Cooper. Of his latest series he says: ‘I’m exploring themes of faith and inner strength. Of course, the road to such findings are never easily traveled and without obstacles. Along the way the characters within my paintings all experience feelings of doubt, anxiety, weakness and hopelessness’.
The work of New York-based artist, Dawn Ng, is amazing. Of her illustrations, she says: ‘I’ve always had an obsession with words. I like how you can easily take sentences apart and play musical chairs with different words and their meaning. Each illustration in this New Yorker series begins from holding a word or group […]