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Chen Dao LEE. | Not the Hero Type.

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Share This.Not the Hero Type is a playful series by Chen Dao LEE that marries Eastern fetishism with Western pop culture icons–particularly superheroes. The Taiwanese realist, who is known for his life-like paintings, depicts well known heroes in compromising positions, being less than hero-like.

Surreal Surf.

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Share This.Joel Rea, who created an abstract contrast between man and man’s best friend in past works, pits man (and animal) against the forces of nature in his newest work. Rea’s surrealistic talents shine bright in these latest pieces, featuring lush details and underlying personal themes.

Patrícia Koyšová. |x| Punctuation.

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Share This.Punctuation, a brief series by painter Patrícia Koyšová, is a clever project focused on, you guessed it, punctuations. Featuring the apostrophe, the hyphen, and the accent, the series is made of abstract closeups that are both bold and memorable.  

Keep Counting.

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Share This.Painting Jarek Kubicki recently added some new pieces to his ongoing series, The Numbers. In the series, Kubicki uses his design and photographic prowess to create surrealistic portraits.

IFAC | Family Affairs.

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Share This.The duo at IFAC (International Fine Arts Consortium) put on quite a show during Armory Week. The opening reception for their latest exhibition, Family Affairs, was filled to rafters with creators and spectators. Described as an “incestuous avant-garde survey of art,” Family Affairs  features a vast, but harmonious, array of artists that include Brian Leo, Noah Becker, Casper Brindle, BTA, Pierre Carrilero, Erica Cassill, Ayn Choi, Richard Cutrona, Christina Dallas, Read More

Becca Allen. | Heartlands.

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Share This.Commissioned by A-Side Studio, Becca Allen‘s mural at the Heartlands World Heritage Site in Cornwall, England is a vibrant patchwork of color and patterns. Although is a designer by trade, Allen is more of a jack of all trades, expressing her creativity in a number of different mediums.

Leta’s Adds & Ends.

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Share This.Based in New York City, conceptual designer Leta Sobierajski has a knack for conjuring up surreal scenes that faintly mimic the “logic” of everyday life. Sobierajski incorporates photography, painting, and sculpture in many of her pieces. Her series, Add/Ends, is so out of the box that not even could categorize them. It is refreshing to witness a moment where an artist surprises even themselves.  

On a Roll.

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Share This.Painting is usually a huge fucking bore but the folks over at The Painted House have created simple but unique paint rollers that allows its user to be more creative. Reviving the classic analog experience of printing with paint, The Painted House offers paint rollers that work on both walls and fabric. These rollers come in various designs and are perfect for giving off that old fashioned hand painted look. You Read More

Olson in Motion.

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Share This.We peeped in on Erik Olson, snooping around for some fresh work and we found that some of Olson’s newest pieces are flirting with the concept of motion. Although the subjects are still, Olson’s abstract strokes give way to hints of life.

Shin Gallery. |x| Jae-Heon Lee. | Abject Beauty.

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Share This.This week is the last chance to see Jae-Heon Lee’s Abject Beauty at Shin Gallery. Inspired by the loss of his father and the birth of his son, the Korean painter explores life and death in one seemingly seamless exhibition. Abject Beauty is also accompanied by a floral centerpiece made by the folks over at The Arrogant Bloom.  Again, this is the last week to see Abject Beauty as it will be concluding on Read More