18.04.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Jeff Ramirez

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Paintings by artist Jeff Ramirez. More images below.

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18.04.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Guillaume Kurkdjian

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Illustrator/animator Guillaume Kurkdjian pays tribute to 90s electronics with a terrific series of isometric animated gifs. He also runs a great little blog called WERTN, where he shares lots of good music.

More animated gifs below.

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18.04.16 by Staff

Artwork on Artsy Platform Secretly Moves to Old Skrillex Dance Beats

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Skarina Abramović. Composite by Beckett Mufson

 
Apparently there are 5 easter eggs hidden within the art collection and research platform, Artsy. The Creators Project recently revealed one of them, which randomly involves Skrillex’s 2010 track “Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites”. Click here for an example or simply add “/skrillex” to the URL of any artwork listing on Artsy and see for yourself!

15.04.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Jamie Adams

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A selection of paintings by St. Louis, Missouri-based artist Jamie Adams. I love all the strange extra limbs in this series. More images below.

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15.04.16 by Staff

Houseplant Treehouses by Artist Jedediah Corwyn Voltz

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A series of diorama-esque, mini sculptures built around various potted succulents and cacti by Los Angeles-based artist Jedediah Corwyn Voltz. The miniature treehouses are outfitted with tiny details, rugs and even potted plants of their own. See more images from “Somewhere Small” below.

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14.04.16 by Jeff

Artist Profile: Haroshi

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When I was out in Tokyo last year for Pow! Wow! my friends and I went out to visit Japanese artist Haroshi at his studio (his photo of us) and he gifted me this bullet made out of skateboards. I chose from a whole bunch and he could immediately tell what decks he’d used to make it based on the colours. I believe this one was made out of old Enjo boards. Anyways he’s one of my favourite artists and Alexander Mitchell just released a nice video portrait of him working in his studio which you can watch on Booooooom TV.

13.04.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Masakatsu Sashie

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Detailed oil paintings inspired by modern industrialization by Japanese artist Masakatsu Sashie. See more images below.

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13.04.16 by Staff

Artist Ian Strange Covers Building in Gold Wallpaper

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Known for staging large-scale, site-specific architectural interventions around the world, Brooklyn-based artist Ian Strange’s latest sees him in Poland, wrapping a 600 square-metre residential building entirely in gold wallpaper.

Titled “ZŁOTY” after the Polish term for “golden”, the project took over 3 weeks to complete. And while the wallpaper will gradually deteriorate over time, that’s part of the point as the piece is intended to reflect the local history of the area and the collapse of a once booming mining industry. See more images below.

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