Tags archives: contemporary-art

The Sardonic Style of Greg Haberny

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  Utilizing the medium of installation, Greg Haberny integrates his multifaceted artistic vision with his knowledge of filmmaking and creates what might be considered film sets and like a storyboard, the strategic decisions and quiet psychologies steer the viewer to take notice of his intentions individually and, as a whole.     [...]

The Sheep Station

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“We are not supposed to all be the same, feel the same, think the same, and believe the same. The key to continued expansion of our Universe lies in diversity, not in conformity and coercion. Conventionality is the death of creation.” ― Anthon St. Maarten Sheep Station featuring the work of late artist François-Xavier Lalanne as the inaugural exhibition of[...]

Fru Bugge on the looks that matter

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Fru Bugge hearts pop art. It's obvious based on one glance of her bright collage work. The Norweigan-based artist started out with photography several years ago, shown in shows and publications, but the inspiration she received from artists like Greg Gossel, Hush, Logan Hicks and Dolk got Fru to incorporate other techniques to achieve the impressions she wan[...]

Tokio Aoyama's latest exhibition "The Loop" opens Aug 1 at Cre8 Gallery

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Japanese born painter Tokio Aoyama is back this summer with 2nd solo art exhibition entitled The Loop. “The Loop” will showcase Aoyama’s latest surreal psychedelic paintings from his 2013 art series “Dogu.” Through his paintings he creates a mystical landscape that explores music, color, birth, life, transformation, the spiritual world and ancient Japanese m[...]

Anthony Lister has the keys to the city

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It would seem that Anthony Lister has the key to the city. If you haven't noticed the bus shelter posters being resurrected into works of art by the this revolutionary artist, then you are paying as much attention to the ads as he wants you to. Recently voted no #1 world wide figurative muralist for is recent work in Beverly Hills LA by RJ Rushmore for Compl[...]

The Deepest thoughts of Indie 184

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Fantasy rummages through landscape of being struck by platonic love, what can happen and what it may all mean. Revealing Indie’s current state of mind through her paintings. A smorgasbord of reflective works, in a number of moods: protective, determined, melancholic, desperate, idealistic, maternal, emotional, mystified, understanding and hopeful. Since 2[...]

becca and Philip Lumbang's Awesome Teamup

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New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles - it has been a whirlwind tour of big city writers' conferences for me the past half year. Nothing like the dense urbanity of SF and NYC; nothing like the unfathomable vastness of LA. And nothing tops urban art. Los Angeles was first up, where my best friend in the world has resided on or near the Wilshire Corridor for[...]

From Tags to Riches

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The man whose art changed the world, who created an army to de- stroy everything, who risked everything, and got what he deserved. This is the story of a small town troublemaker, with big city dreams, who went from tags to riches, from the streets of Aussie to the museums around the world, this is the story of our favorite brainwashed vandal ANTHONY LISTER. [...]

Vogue on a Shroom Trip

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We all create our own realities. We chat about the occurrences in our day to friends, sometimes they listen, sometimes they just pretend to be listening, muttering “mhmm” at the end of your sentences. Sometimes we take notice and over-embellish our mundane stories with the occasional fib to create a more interesting “reality.” Were David Lynch recounting our[...]

Submerged Installations by Forlane 6 Studio

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Forlane 6 Studio is composed by the artist duo of partners Mathieu Goussin and Hortense Le Calvez. These nomadic artists are living on their old sailing boat in Crete and are completly dedicated to creating submerged works that help to raise awarness on issues such as marine pollution. They experiment with mass consumed domestic material and objects by trans[...]

Musings on the atmospheric work of Ryan Wallace

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Ryan Wallace's atmospheric works evoke meditative qualities that fluctuate between angst and serenity. Embracing ambiguity with a simultaneous sense of assembly and disintegration, his multi-faceted practice cultivates a sense of surface, texture and tone. Wallace's works act as visual solutions to his own curiosities and meditations on systematic themes. [...]

Jess & Keegan Master Dynamic Ideas in Static Form

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Jess & Keegan are artists who work with the idea that collected effort, from its many parts, and a vast sum of time & energy, is what has built all levels of human interaction. Their work captures this dynamic idea in static form. MYTH OF POWER // 69" X 52" // MIXED MEDIA // COLLAGE // ON CANVAS   THE TEA MIGRATION // 30" X 20" // MIXED[...]

Red Bull Curates San Francisco

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Red Bull Curates kicked off a new season of Canvas Cooler Project exhibitions on January 31 in San Francisco. The exhibition drew nearly 1,300 visitors to Public Works in the city's Mission District to view work by 20 Bay Area artists. The artists were given the assignment to interpret the clean surface of a Red Bull cooler according to the aesthetic of [...]

Ch0d3r is never out of line

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Aleem, also known as Chod3r has been drawing for about 3 years now. Keith Haring and Freebase are a big influence in the artwork he does. But at first he used to do a little tagging and sticker slapping. At the time he was obsessed with patterns and making art out of just lines. The patterns and art of people and other pictures came from playing around. [...]