Sven Prim is a Swedish photographer/retoucher. It’s fun looking at his work, it’s eye catching to say the least. He describes him self as a real technology geek who loves to create strange and surreal situations. His work has appeared in magazines and commercials. Many people think that a photographer’s truth is compromised when the photographs are retouched, Sven disagrees with this. [ Continue Reading ]
Dan Escobar is a versatile photographer who is inspired by the execution of strong concepts. Whether it’s the pure interaction of composition and light, the staging of stylized portraits, or the creation of complex environments or effects, Dan has been responsible for some of the most celebrated, image-driven ads of the last 20 years. [ Continue Reading ]
Brazilian illustrator, digital artist and designer Leandro Lima are filled with circular movement. The figures and designs within the illustrations are connected to one another through their colours and circularity. The interest in these pieces lies in the constant searching of the eye, around and around, from one person or animal or swirl or design to the next. Also, there is a feeling of emotion in many of them, the mask falling and breaking, the people frolicking, the strange half face of the bank advertisement.
Graffiti is much more than spray paint and over-sized letters now-a-days. [ Continue Reading ]
Illustrator Martin Ansin’s work is full of movement, the figures within them full of life and character, and creativity is in the forefront. There’s a vintage feel to many of the pieces, with many of them depicting scenes and using hues that remind me of old comics from the 60s or thereabout. I’m amused continuously by the glint in the eyes of the superheroes and by the smooth cool beauty of the music store assistants.
Heike Weber installations are imaginative to say the least. To be able to take a permanent marker to a floor and make something as very intricate as “Utopia” or “Dorotheum” is extraordinary. The paperworks are different from art on paper that I’ve seen, with interwoven shapes much likes those in the floor installations and cutout pieces that I’m sure have more meaning behind them than I’m picking up on. Moving on.
Jasper Goodall’s solo gallery show Poster Girl is a commentary on the fine line between fetishism, fantasy and reality, expressed through shiny latex, dripping goo and acrylic body-masking cutouts. The titles of his prints — Bad Bambi, Pink Polish, Crude Oil, Medusa, Tigress and Evil Mickey — entice our curiosity and give us an inkling of what is about to come. [ Continue Reading ]
Ever wonder who turns an abandoned wall into pure art? Well let me introduce you…