Tags archives: mixed-media

Exploring The Transgressive Narrative Styles Of Oscar Varona

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Oscar Varona is a collage artist based in Madrid, Spain. He is influenced by transgressive narrative styles and little conventional notions. Oscar published his first book of stories, “Tremolo” in 2003. He has written several novels and his stories have been included in various international journals: The New Yinzer, (USA, 2009), Mondo Kronheca Literature ([...]

A Trip Through Sajjad Musa's Brave New World

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Mixed Media artist Sajjad Musa is currently focusing efforts on collage art. His process involves working with black vintage ads (some of which are derogatory) and juxtaposing them with other elements to change the original context to more surrealistic themes. Sajjad Musa is a NYC based artist. Using a variety of techniques and mediums such as stencil, colla[...]

Notre Chauvet Fuse Renaissance and Pop Art

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There's nothing new under the sun. That statement rings true, especially in creative endeavors. In my opinion, the best work is that which combines unique things from the past to create an uncanny, new thing. That's why I love the work of Notre Chauvet. These Melbourne based artists focus on combining a renaissance / pop art fusion with a contemporary disco[...]

Support Your Local Girl Gang

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New media artist and founder / creative director of SRC783, Nick Thomm has teamed up with online retailer, Mercy-Merci and its founder, Jay Ramsay, to create, NICK THOMM x MERCY-MERCI, a new series of artworks for Australia's iconic Chin Chin restaurant and Go Go Bar. Pairing Thomm's hyper-colour, photographic collage style with a fashion editorial shot b[...]

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.     [...]

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[...]

J. Powers Bowman's "SimCity" Inspired Cityscape Drawings

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    J. Powers Bowman create collages from a large pool of freehand drawings made, mostly consisting of buildings and other urban features. When photocopied, cut out, and put together, the result is a large-scale, highly detailed cityscape reminiscent of the classic videogame SimCity. While J has been showing and selling over the past s[...]

A Rosier View for the End of the World

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The Apocalypse Approaches. Later this month according to eschatological belief the world is to come to an end. Exactly how this comes to pass is subject to conjecture however, meteorites, earthquakes or a combination of environmental and mythological phenomena’s appear to be the main predictions. What is interesting is that a number of cultures from aroun[...]

"Lionel on Vinyl" and other works from Kristin Farr

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Instagram has replaced Tumblr as my favorite social network to find new artists. Take for instance my latest find, Kristin Farr. I instantly became enamored with the San Francisco based artist and Juxtapoz Magazine writer's geometric inspired mixed media paintings. Take a closer look at some of my favorite pieces from Kristin below. "Lionel on Vin[...]

What kind of guy goes to QuickHoney.com?

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What kind of guy goes to QuickHoney.com? A guy like Drake. At least in the world of Peter Stemmler aka Peekasso he does. A pixel pushing, ditigal, movable gif populated world where Tyler The Creator is a cross-dressing exhibitionist, Kanye and Kim Kardashian kick it with Yoda as opposed to Hov and Bey' and Supreme and OBEY branding gets a dose of it's own su[...]

For Someone That Keeps A Dream Journal And Has A Slight Obsession With Bob Dylan, Tyler Varsell's Discoveries are Shockingly Serendipitous

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"A man's errors are his portals of discovery." - James Joyce Tyler Varsell is a young collage and mixed media artist from CT who focuses on themes of identity, separation, eros, and serendipitous discovery. After graduating from the University of Hartford in 2011 with a Bachelor's Degree in Multimedia Web Design & Development (concentration in M[...]

Art and Aesthetic Aces: Emily Detrick's Open Letter to Society

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Emily Detrick considers herself an artist who uses photography as a tool to communicate an issue visually. She struggled with the decision to study psychology or photography, until she realized she could combine the two and use each to aid the other. Now, living, working and attending SCAD in Atlanta Emily is creating work that focuses on societal issues and[...]

Olek's Story of Life, Love, Trust and Lust in Modern Times

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Olek's first solo exhibition in the UK, opens this Thursday, January 26 at Tony's Gallery in London. Entitled I do not expect to be a mother, but I do expect to die alone, the show runs through March 23, and features a bevy of her signature crocheted mixed media sculptural environments which according to the artist, "tell a story that's a reflection of l[...]

Art and Aesthetic Aces: Jabari Kenay Finds Solace in the Shapes, Peace in Apocalypse

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New Africa. Pyramids and Pride. The trippy and the tribal make love in the work of Jabari Kenay. It's a no-brainer that the 21-year-old artist of multiple mediums is also a student of cultural anthropology. I've had the opportunity of watching Jabari's work progress into the collage of influences you see today. Take a closer look at more of Jabari's work b[...]

Art Along Florida's HWY 30-A

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Wake up dreaming and happily stumble into another gorgeous day. Shock white sand set against shimmering multihued blue water and a true blue dream of a sky. Can we fly? Highway 98 runs from the Redneck Riviera of Panama City Beach through the notably fancier Destin and then beyond to Pensacola, along the Florida Panhandle. Just off 98 in the area betw[...]

"Our Lady Nippon" Benefit Art Show At DooGallery In Atlanta

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One of those late spring Southern nights, real heat of day giving way to a balmy, beautiful breeze, and my true love and I have the sunroof open and the windows down as we roll through town to an art benefit entitled Our Lady Nippon. The natural disaster in Japan well chronicled, painter Ashley Norfleet and Art League Atlanta organized a benefit group show [...]

Blue Ribbon & Aerosol: New Work By GreatEclectic

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Art Nouveau editor Kendrick Daye aka GreatEclectic is busy finishing up work for his debut solo exhibition Want To See A Sad Boy Smile? Pay Him which opens April 14 at Studio 900. The Atlanta based artist/designer recently posted these latest works on his Tumblr. I don't know about you...but I can't help getting excited. Want To See A Sad Boy Smil[...]

Ink Spills: Stephen Kelly Comes Out Of His Shell

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Let him tell, graphic artist Stephen Kelly doesn't take himself to serious. But seriously, he should consider. His work is top notch. According to Stephen, he doesn't quite make a living as an illustrator, but one can live on awesome work until the big checks start rolling in. Trust me. Take a closer look at Stephen's work below.   [nggallery id[...]