22.02.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Sasha Kurmaz

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Graffiti by Ukrainian artist Sasha Kurmaz. More images below.

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22.02.16 by Staff

Artist Creates Detailed Masks Using Discarded DNA From Chewing Gum and Cigarette Butts

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Artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg creates “Stranger Visions” from stuff we discard publicly without a second thought. Gleaning genetic information from things like chewing gum and cigarette butts, Dewey-Hagborg creates detailed masks of what the person might look like, raising questions about privacy and the implications of genetic tampering. See more images and a short video of Dewey-Hagborg discussing her project below.

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22.02.16 by Jeff

Artist Yuichi Ikehata’s Digitally Manipulated Images Blur Reality

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Japanese Artist Yuichi Ikehata’s works are a clever combination of digital and physical. Photos of sculptures made of wire, clay, and paper are subtly merged with images of the artist’s own body painted white. The viewer is left to question what’s real. See more of Ikehata’s work below.

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22.02.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Dragan Bibin

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A selection of paintings from “The Human Condition” by Serbian artist Dragan Bibin. See more below.

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21.02.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Dylan Andrews

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Beautiful charcoal drawings by Bristol-based artist Dylan Andrews. More images below.

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19.02.16 by Staff

Illustrator Spotlight: Mau Lencinas

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Nice work by illustrator/animator Mau Lencinas (aka xmau). See more images below.

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19.02.16 by Staff

Surreal Stained-Glass Amoeba by Artist Thomas Medicus

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You might recall Austrian artist Thomas Medicus’ hand-painted, anamorphic sculpture the “Emergence Lab” we posted back in December. Well Medicus has unveiled a new project: a floating sculpture shaped like a giant amoeba. The abstract piece is gorgeously detailed, capturing the idea of those shining aspects of life that pique our curiosity and urge us to take a closer look. Check out more images below!

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19.02.16 by Jeff

Colourful Wobbly Animated Gifs by Artist Ori Toor

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Mesmerizing abstract animated loops by artist Ori Toor who never sketches or plans his animations. Lots more images below.

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18.02.16 by Jeff

Pow! Wow! Hawaii 2016 Mural Recap

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Mural by Audrey Kawasaki

All the images in this post were shot by the hardest working guy I know, Brandon Shigeta. From what I understand this image above was Audrey Kawasaki’s first mural ever!* So many amazing walls at this year’s Pow! Wow! Hawaii art festival. Have a look at more below.

*EDIT – it is not her first mural, but it’s her first large-scale outdoor mural.

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