The Blessed Event: oil paintings by Mark Maggiori

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By Mareike Muller in New Art on Friday 24 May 2013

When checking out Mark Maggiori’s art, it takes you by surprise to hear that he’s French because his work feels so American. His edgy, brutally honest photographs go wonderfully with the paintings in his series, The Blessed Event, which asks the question: what would happen if Jesus was living with us? This is a pretty […]

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Paintings by Norwegian artist Linnea Vestre

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By Linnea Vestre in New Art on Thursday 23 May 2013

In my paintings, I combine the figurative and non-figurative to create a world that can only exist in a painting. I want to tell a story, visualize a feeling, or capture a certain atmosphere that can move the viewer. Sometimes the process is as important as the picture itself. The painting Mistranslation is based on […]

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Human again: Bodypaint slowly eroded by milk

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By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Wednesday 22 May 2013

Alexa Meade, who regularly blurs the line between reality and art by painting directly on human bodies, recently collaborated with performance artist Sheila Vand. With Vand painted and submerged in a pool of milk, Meade had to fight against time to capture her shapeshifting form as portraits while the paint on Vand seeped into the […]

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Tony Fitzpatrick’s latest exhibition at The Pierogi Gallery

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By Michael Amter in New Art on Friday 17 May 2013

The Pierogi Gallery impresses again with Tony Fitzpatrick’s latest exhibition The Other Kind. Fitzpatrick is a talented playwright, performer, radio personality, with a natural ability for the visual arts. The show focuses on the artist’s obsessive collage work, loaded with iconic graphic imagery.

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No Holidays: an art series by Nigel Cooke

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By Mareike Muller in New Art on Thursday 16 May 2013

Koonings assertion that ‘successful paintings have no holidays’ made the English painter Nigel Cooke think and return to his studio. Digesting this information, the outcome was a series of paintings called No Holidays showing hapless people in their failed leisure time. One could say that Cooke´s paintings in general have a touch of destruction and […]

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Cages: new art series by Sandra Chevrier

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By Mareike Muller in New Art on Friday 10 May 2013

Cages, the new series from self-taught Canadian artist Sandra Chevrier, is about the never-ending struggle with conventions, society and expectations. Women all over the world have to face society´s twisted and artificially created preconceptions of being beautiful and perfect. Chevrier´s approach is to make this inner struggle visible and perceivable. By using heavy textures of […]

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Paintings you can actually sit in

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By Low Lai Chow in New Design on Wednesday 1 May 2013

How impossibly cool are these chairs that YOY design duo Naoki Ono and Yuuki Yamamoto presented recently at this year’s Milano Salone? They’re practically off the coolness meter. Dubbed the Canvas series, these are classy screen-printed canvas artwork of chairs that can be propped against a wall and then sat on. Simply, wow.

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Photorealistic paintings of America by Nathan Walsh

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By Darwin Cosico in New Art on Tuesday 23 April 2013

Do you think you’re looking at photography? Think again. Contemporary British Realist Painter Nathan Walsh has created these amazing photorealistic paintings of Chicago and New York. Nathan Walsh belongs to a new generation of artists who are extending the boundaries of realist painting. Each work takes three months to complete. Not an easy job if […]

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Realistic 3D-painted illusions of underwater creatures

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By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Monday 22 April 2013

Keng Lye paints these brilliant illusions of underwater animals using a technique developed by Japanese artist Riusuke Fukahori: first he pours in a layer of resin, lets it dry, paints on it with acrylic paint, then pours in another layer of resin and repeats the process. For added effect, he also adds a pebble which […]

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Playful art by Newcastle painter Jo Dyer

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By Stuart McBratney in New Art on Monday 22 April 2013

Dreamy and playful, with a touch of melancholy Jo Dyer’s work would feel equally at home in a children’s book or a West End gallery. Like a child lost in a shopping mall, the wide eyes and kaleidoscopic palette paint a fragile beauty. You’ll see her work in fashion magazines and on cd covers, and […]

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Eric Joyner’s artwork are wonderful paintings to go insane by

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By Hendrik Gericke in New Art on Saturday 20 April 2013

Eric Joyner’s artwork is such a sweet mix of vintage sci-fi robots, Americana and luscious oil paint that you’re likely to slip into a diabetic coma at some point. All I can say is that until your inevitable insulin shot is due, just enjoy the fun.

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Fumi Nakamura and Don John’s art show in Galapagos

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By Don John in New Events on Tuesday 16 April 2013

It all started about a year ago when I wrote a post about Fumi Nakamura from New York here on Lost At E Minor. That started a correspondence between Fumi and I. We quickly agreed that it could be great to see if we could do a show together, either in Denmark or in the US. We […]

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Picasso paintings as glamorous photos

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By Annie Churdar in New Art on Wednesday 10 April 2013

We all know Picasso liked to paint people with really weird facial features and eyes mixed up all over their faces. Now, imagine what would happen if Picasso’s paintings were played out in real life. The result is surprisingly glamorous. These photos by Eugenio Recuenco are absolutely fantastic.

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Paintings by David Bowie as featured in fan magazine, Panic In Detroit

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By Annie Churdar in New Art on Tuesday 9 April 2013

David Bowie was king of dodging stupid questions and traps during interviews. I’ve always admired his insane media skills. When asked if he thought his music was any good, he’d frequently point out that he was actually a painter, not a musician. And guess what? He was telling the truth. Here are a few of his […]

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Cute and colorful illustrations by Elly Walton

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By Ed Tucker in New Illustration on Tuesday 9 April 2013

I love roughness and I love turquoise. I also love hand-rendered type and maps, so a browse through Elly Walton’s illustration work is an absolute joy for me.

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