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Medrie MacPhee

 photo Float-xl_zps459d8c51.jpg  photo BigBang-xl_zps3a99c3d1.jpg  photo artwork_images_1094_589110_medrie-macphee_zps9e1f46c5.jpg  photo medrie_macphee_1_zps30b38bfc.png Medrie MacPhee was born in Edmonton, Alberta and has resided in New York City since 1978. She received a BFA from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. Her work has been exhibited in over 20 solo exhibitions including shows at Keith Talent, London; Michael Steinberg, New York; ArtCore, Toronto; Paolo Baldacci Gallery, New York; Baldacci-Daverio Gallery, New York; Phillipe Daverio Gallery, New York; Stadtische Galerie Haus, Siegen, Germany; the Pari Nadimi Gallery, Toronto; Escape 502, Montreal; Linda Generaux Gallery, Vancouver, B.C; and the Concordia University Art Gallery, Montreal.  photo medrie_macphee_zpsc166b710.jpg  photo artwork_images_1094_566700_medrie-macphee_zps9d49c629.jpg  photo 5_DSCF2524_zpsa2b8068a.jpg

Pieter Vermeersch

 photo 31_Pieter_Vermeersch_De_Loketten_Vlaams_Parlement_2010_A_zps1093f39b.jpg  photo IMG_1664_zpsa4dc97a9.jpg  photo Pieter_Vermeersch_080912_W01_zps45396558.jpg  photo vermeersch_project_space0411_zps0ecca016.jpeg 'There are images that become abstract and there are abstractions that become images. Pieter Vermeersch is not an abstract painter as such but rather an image maker; those mental images he finds in reality by photographic means. There is no such thing as pure abstraction. Everything is connected to some part of reality. The image of different degrees of luminosity or the image of the colour of the rainbow’s prism for instance, they fascinate Pieter Vermeersch by their capacity to represent a recognisable image, both identifiable and abstract, while emphasizing the process of image apparition, this "meta-image" in which time progression and space definition take place.' (via CCNOA)  photo IMG_1666_zpsd51720e8.jpg  photo Pieter_Vermeersch_zps2521e4a0.jpg  photo IMG_1662_zpsb7175693.jpg

Antarctic Spring

 photo dead_moon_princess_iv_sketch_by_antarcticspring-d606d4k_zpsccc7dcae.jpg  photo devourer_by_antarcticspring-d670nw1_zps058c87f9.jpg Here's a small selection of work from a Russian illustrator that goes by the name of 'Antarctic Spring'. More to see here.  photo dead_moon_princess_vii_sketch_by_antarcticspring-d63y1no_zps364913ee.jpg  photo riven_xxv_by_antarcticspring-d5npf63_zps375eec29.jpg

Stephen Wilks

 photo IMG_5507_zps7e213aa7.jpg  photo g-sculpture-wilks5_zps34158c51.jpg  photo IMG_5506_zps68c1bf21.jpg  photo g-sculpture-wilks4_zpsf46c740a.jpg  photo g-sculpture-wilks2_zps8804fc25.jpg Bridgwater in Somerset, England, is the hometown of Stephen Wilks, born 1964. He began studying Fine Art and English Literature at the University of Canterbury (Bachelor Degree) in 1987. From 1991 onwards he studied art on the European continent at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris and the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam, from whom he received a grant. He later went to live and work in Berlin, Germany. Photography, drawing, painting, and sculpture are Stephen Wilks’s main media. (via Samuelis Baumgarte)  photo StephenWilsRatRacePrototype_zps2d71cfc5.jpg  photo 7_ratmini-web_zps559dba32.jpg

Eric A. Hammer

 photo Saint_No_44_by_Doc_Hammer_zps084b4604.jpg  photo Saint_No_33__detail__by_Doc_Hammer_zps6344ac54.jpg  photo Saint_No_37__quot_head_study_quot__by_Doc_Hammer_zps559a74f7.jpg I found some super inspiring works from New York-based artist Eric A. Hammer. Check it out.. nothing but goodness here.  photo Head_Study_No_2_by_Doc_Hammer_zps2add6155.jpg  photo study_ish_by_Doc_Hammer_zpsea8a8ca0.jpg

Kazuhiro Tsuji

 photo Untitled-1_zpsd2ffb641.jpg  photo Untitled-2_zps568c313f.jpg Kazuhiro Tsuji was born in Kyoto, Japan. Throughout his childhood he was interested in art, movies, science, and technology. During high school he focused his career aspirations on special effects makeup and started a correspondence with Dick Smith (Amadeus, The Exorcist, The Godfather). After Tsuji graduated, Smith invited him to work on the Japanese film Sweet Home. After that Tsuji started his own business and worked on numerous Japanese movies including Rhapsody in August, directed by Akira Kurosawa (Seven Samurai, Ran, Yojimbo) . Tsuji also taught makeup at the Yoyogi Animation Institute. In 1996 he was sponsored by Rick Baker (An American Werewolf in London, The Nutty Professor) to work on Men In Black. This started the collaboration between Tsuji( as project supervisor and makeup artist) and Baker that has lasted over ten years. The projects include: Batman and Robin, The Devis Advocate, Mighty Joe Young, Life, Wild Wild West, Nutty Professor II, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Planet of the Apes, Men In Black II, The Ring, The Hunted Mansion, Hellboy, The Ring 2, Click, and Norbit. Baker received Oscar nominations for Life, Mighty Joe Young. Baker won Oscar for Men In Black and How The Grinch Stole Christmas, Tsuji was key staff for this make up team. Tsuji also won a BAFTA award for How The Grinch Stole Christmas, and was nominated for Planet of the Apes. He won the Hollywood makeup artist and hair stylist Guild Awards for Planet Of The Apes and How TheGrinch Stole Christmas. He received Oscar nominations for Click and Norbit.  photo Untitled-3_zps9c3876ed.jpg  photo kazu2_zpsd6533345.jpg

Greenhouse by Kyung Woo Han

 photo green-5_zps3b8b1fbb.jpg  photo green-2_zpse2a8b016.jpg  photo Kyung-Woo-Han_Green-House_06_zps51b49676.jpg Kyung Woo Han was born in Seoul Korea. He has graduated from Seoul National University with a BFA in sculpture and has MFA in Film,Video and New Media at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Green Room is an installation with nothing more than a little paint, some furniture, and clear wire he’s created one of the most stunning spacial visual effects. "All the facts are relevant. People see what they want to see. One fact can be interpreted in several ways depend on our perceptions. In the opposite, two different facts can be looked the same."  photo green-1_zps6c4c2c79.jpg  photo green-3_zps93b7df16.jpg

Alexandre Monntoya

 photo alexandremonntoya805_zpsc5c14a94.jpg  photo 42-1_zps12ceddcb.jpg " I am a Colombian artist living in Spain for nine years. During this time I walked by several color landscapes. At first I was speaking with typical colorful tropical climate, then plunged into the chaos of not knowing where to go, I went into the world of gray, and from this base have been shaping and warmth to the colors and shapes now teach." - Alexandre Monntoya  photo mis-manana_zps7e7c208d.jpg  photo alexandremonntoya67_zpsd4c47653.jpg

Aline Bouvy

 photo 24_014alinebouvyjohngillis_zps9a1bf1d6.jpg  photo 24_011alinebouvyjohngillis_zps0be2ea29.jpg  photo 24_013alinebouvyjohngillis_zps67bf4037.jpg I forgot how much I like Aline Bouvy's work. I promise to never let that happen again. Check her out guys!  photo 24_012alinebouvyjohngillis_zpse4440b0f.jpg  photo 24_009alinebouvyjohngillis_zps078bef31.jpg

Tilman Hornig

 photo tilman-hornig-02_zpsf07780a1.jpg  photo Tilman_Hornig_zpsb34dfbd5.jpg I am loving the work of German mixed-media artist Tilman Hornig. He does all sorts of art but I am particularly fond of this sculpture.  photo th-faltung-nr-49-2012_zps29b9854c.jpg  photo RMK8YCC_zps9d936193.jpg