Tag: painting

Anja Millen: Artist, Writer & Hermit

Anja Millen: Artist, Writer & Hermit

| July 22, 2016

Words by MOUSTACHE THE human mind just like the world has many discoveries that can surprise throughout our life. As an artist it is a place where you can go to hide, extract and create. Although not an uncommon method, German artist Anja Millen caught our attention with her obscure pieces of work that demand […]

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Drifting With Oliver Valsecchi

Drifting With Oliver Valsecchi

| February 7, 2016

Words by Jo McTavish  [NSFW] A few weeks ago we shared on Instagram this amazing artist’s work, and to follow up on this beautiful collection we bring you Oliver Valsecchi’s “Drifting” series… French photographer “Valsecchi’ latest series takes you on a journey through art history, as each image collides the tradition of the still painting […]

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Haunting Paintings By Moon Chanpil

Haunting Paintings By Moon Chanpil

| January 30, 2016

Words by Jo McTavish  THE imagination of Moon Chanpil, takes a deep look into the animalism of people flipping around her usual playful work. Last year Moon Chanpil presented “I Hate Early Birds”, a witty and unsettling series.  Here, she presented her world of animals taking on the position of people, while their human companions took […]

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Friday Favourites: 5 Weird & Wonderful Contemporary Painters

Friday Favourites: 5 Weird & Wonderful Contemporary Painters

| July 10, 2015

Words by Miranda Hine ARE you a fan of the weird and wonderful? You’ve come to the right place. Painting has always been a medium that allows for an injection of human imagination. From the Mannerists to the Surrealists, to contemporary painters working today, paint provides a platform for describing incredible scenarios and mystical creations. Check […]

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In Profile: Cecilia Danell

In Profile: Cecilia Danell

| June 10, 2015

WHO are you? My name is Cecilia Danell and I am a Swedish visual artist based in Galway, Ireland since 2004. I studied painting at the Campus for Creative Arts & Media, Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, so I see myself mainly as a painter, but also use other media in my work including installation and […]

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Matt Jones: The Gaming Painter

Matt Jones: The Gaming Painter

| May 8, 2015

Words by Miranda Hine EVER wondered how a deep appreciation for art history could lead to artworks using video games? Meet Matt Jones. He’s a multi-media artist based in Brooklyn, whose work explores ideas of astronomy, sci-fi and “the new sublime”. We chatted with Matt about his idyllic childhood, historical influences, and his hectic upcoming […]

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‘Forgotten Memories’ An Exhibition By Dilka Bear

‘Forgotten Memories’ An Exhibition By Dilka Bear

| September 15, 2014

Words by Michelle Cha DILKA Bear paints mesmerising but freaky looking child like figures that make you think twice about society’s perceptions of the “innocent child”. Dilka’s paintings draw from her own childhood memories as well as external environments, culminating in surreal and melancholic representations of childhood. The exhibition ‘Forgotten Memories’ will run from 19 […]

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337 Designs: Not Just A Pretty Skull

337 Designs: Not Just A Pretty Skull

| July 25, 2014

Words by Samara Nilsson WINTER is really making me an indoors cat. So last Sunday, rather than being hung-over in the foetal position, I travelled down to the Burleigh Village Markets; which let me tell you, isn’t the ‘fake boobs, orange tan, bleached hair’ Gold Coast ensemble I thought it would be. Contrary to the […]

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In Profile – Kafei White

In Profile – Kafei White

| March 31, 2014

MM: WHO are you? KW: I am Kafei White – a Melbourne based fashion and portrait photographer. WHAT is your work about? My work is often a combination of fashion photography and fine art concepts; I’m that awkward midground! This particular series (Waterborne) is more drawing inspiration from vintage fitness and fashion beach life – […]

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Transparent: Watercolour in Queensland 1850s – 1890s

Transparent: Watercolour in Queensland 1850s – 1890s

| March 10, 2014

   Words by Rachael Crouch WATERCOLOUR, or Aquarelle as it is so seductively known in French, has been one of the most widely used mediums in art throughout the ages. The use of water mixed with paint to create art is an action that traces as far back as far as the paleolithic era. The […]

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