Kirsty Mitchell is an English photographer/fashion designer who has been inspired to pick up the camera as her mother fell ill to brain tumor. Growing up, art has always been a big part of her life. She studied art up until she was twenty five and eventually decided to pursue a career in fashion design. [ Continue Reading ]
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 ]
Introducing Tim Noble and Sue Webster, they make shadow art… They are artists based in England. They are associated with the post-YBA generation of artists emerging after the Young British Artists of the 1990s I do not really know where to begin to describe the feeling I got when I first saw this. In no way am I trying to get emotional here, but in my opinion the concept and [ Continue Reading ]
It’s official. My love of all things puppies has been solidified by artist Robert Bradford! Born in London, England and obtaining a B.A in painting at Ravensbourne College of Art in Kent and an M.A. in Film at the Royal College of Art, London, Bradford discovered his knack for creating sculptures out of odds and ends when he found a box of his children’s discarded toys in his studio. The toys themselves interest me in their own right as mini sculptures by unknown and uncredited artists. Mostly I use the toys abstractly as forms with which to build muscle bone or internal or external organs but all types of human pursuits can be referred to and represented through them – things loved or hated – things used and carried as tools etc etc.-Robert Bradford [ Continue Reading ]
OBSESSED. I heard a remake of a song that I love called “You’ve Got the Love” while I was shopping at the mall. As soon as I got home, I googled and found… Florence and the Machine. A downloaded album later and I have found my newest musical obsession. Check out the video. Please fall in love with them, support them, bring them to the US.
Would I be off in making the assumption that artist James Roper might be a bit a boob guy? It’s all very American Beauty except instead of measly rose petals in Roper’s world when the girl opens up her top you get an explosion of all the colors of the rainbow. I know that’s what happens when I get naked. [ Continue Reading ]