Iain Macarthur a 2008 graduate of the Swindon College who has been a huge fan of art since age eight. He was introduced to art by watching a lot of cartoons shows and reading comic books. The first comic book he ever bought was Batman and ever since he has been obsessed with drawing. [ Continue Reading ]
A mere glimpse into the world of California contemporary artist, Richard Jackson was all it took to command my attention, and at times, to render me utterly speechless. This man has certainly not allowed himself to be pinned down to one design aesthetic; but instead has immersed himself in a world of projects which are at times fraught with disturbing images or humor or are just plain over the top size-wise, or all three.
Richard labels most of his art as theoretical, as he personally does not have the funds or the facilities to pull off most of the concepts he’s contrived. Fortunately, [ Continue Reading ]
Alright, I’m going a little bit mainstream here as I stumbled upon this artist whilst reading Vogue (I was at a hair salon. Beauty magazines happen). But for once in my life, I was actually pleased that whilst flipping among various ads of half-naked women, I found a little mini article on Chiharu Shiota’s installation entitled ‘Room of Memory’. [ Continue Reading ]
Sunny Choi has a gallery in the heart of up-and-coming hipsterian culture, located in Toronto (Canada, that is) over at Queen and Ossington. Walking by her gallery late and tipsy one good ol’ Monday night, I was struck then swooned by the texture and style of her brush strokes. Yeah, sure. She does recreations of some movie stars, and her paintings are all of pretty girls, but the darned brush strokes, folks! [ Continue Reading ]
It doesn’t really matter who Bob Kessel is. I mean who really cares about what he thinks, the things he says. What you should care about though are those so awkwardly addictive works of art that he does. They’re the kind of thing you just can’t help but like and want up on your wall. Check out some of my personal favorites after the jump. [ Continue Reading ]