18.08.15 by Staff

World’s Oldest Multicolor Printed Book Opened and Digitized for the First Time


Until now, Shi zhu zhai shu hua pu (Manual of Calligraphy and Painting), was deemed too fragile to be opened, let alone viewed by the public. The 17th century compilation of 50 artists and calligraphers contains the first known instance of multicoloured printing ever, is reputed to be “the most beautiful” set of prints of its kind, and has just been made available through Cambridge University’s Digital Library. See more of the historically significant and highly anticipated images below!

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12.08.15 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Adrian Cox


Beautiful work by St. Louis, Missouri-based artist, Adrian Cox, who we originally discovered through our Monthly Reader Submissions post (hint hint). See more of Cox’s paintings below!

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11.08.15 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Anna Madia


Haunting portraits by France-based painter, Anna Madia. See more of Madia’s work below!

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28.07.15 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Naomi Okubo


Wonderfully detailed paintings by Japanese artist Naomi Okubo. More images of Okubo’s work below!

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28.07.15 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Lilian Garcia-Roig


Lilian Garcia-Roig’s paintings are wonderfully dense, in both colour and texture. See more images of her latest work below.

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27.07.15 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Karen Gunderson


Beautiful, all-black oil paintings by Karen Gunderson. Her works are only visible when the light hits them and change as the viewers move. See more of Gunderson’s “Water” images below.

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15.07.15 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Gala Bent


Fantastic drawings by Seattle artist Gala Bent. More images from “A Chorus for the Multiverse” and “The Ether and the Mantle” below!

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26.06.15 by Staff

Clinton King



Abstracts by Brooklyn-based artist Clinton King. See more of King’s fantastic work below!

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