18.05.15 by Zach Tutor

Rune Christensen


Paintings by Denmark based artist Rune Christensen that feature characters highly decorated with colorful masks and clothing as well as bodies covered in fascinating tattoos.  Continue below to see even more.

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18.05.15 by Staff

Bruce Brubaker on Philip Glass


In this video by Mitch Moore, Iowa-born pianist Bruce Brubaker performs Philip Glass’s “Metamorphosis 2” and talks about the significance Glass’s work. Having played and studied Glass’s music for over 20 years, Brubaker stresses Glass’s belief that art isn’t the sole property of the person who creates it but is, rather, completed by the people who take it in. See the video below.

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15.05.15 by Staff

Henrietta Harris


New Zealand artist Henrietta Harris creates some amazing and slightly surreal portraits using watercolour. Enjoy more of Harris’ work below.

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14.05.15 by Zach Tutor

Frank Oriti


Definitively contemporary portraits by painter Frank Oriti.  Continue below for more.

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14.05.15 by Kimi Hamada

“Let’s Dance” by Hallie Bateman


Hallie Bateman is a Brooklyn-based cartoonist and visual columnist at The Awl. She did a lovely illustration of a medieval poem, “Fowles in the Frith,” (translated by Josephine Livingstone) earlier this month. More images from “Let’s Dance” below.

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14.05.15 by Kimi Hamada

Review: Earthling by Aisha Franz


There’s a short story by Madeleine Thien called “A Map of the City.” In that story the narrator talks about a furniture shop her father owned when she was growing up. She loved going there so much she used to pretend to be sick in order to stay home from school and be taken to the store instead. She would lounge on a plastic lawn chair in a doorless storage closet with a little curtain pulled closed for privacy. During one of those times a customer stumbles upon her:

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08.05.15 by Jeff

Tomma Abts


Paintings by artist Tomma Abts. More images below.

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08.05.15 by Jeff

Sculptures and Installations Made From Everyday Objects by Tara Donovan

artist-tara-donovan08Haze, 2003. translucent plastic drinking straws

Brooklyn-based artist Tara Donovan uses everyday objects like tape, straws, buttons, and cups to create large-scale installations and sculptures. Lots more images below.

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