Kim MyeongBeom

 photo E-768x1024_zpsyhkvrzau.jpg  photo 007-Myeongbeom-Kim-Untitled-2011-Deer-taxidermy-branch-130x130x130cm_zps8d0awguv.jpg  photo MyeongbeomKim-01_zpsrdmw8vut.jpg ' Kim MyeongBeom (Korea, 1976) received his diploma from the Academy of Fine Art in Seoul, where he specialized in sculpture. In 2002, he earned a Master of Fine Arts at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His work has been widely exhibited in museums and galleries in the United States and in Korea, and also in Europe where he has received recognition in international contemporary art fairs.' (via Galerie Paris-Beijing)  photo tumblr_nndq0dwvvP1r0i205o1_540_zps66yrv0ni.jpg  photo Insights_1C21_IHN_002_zpslgbaut8x.jpg

Sydney Cash

 photo 2_zpscm9csczn.jpg  photo 4_zpswcwfwhes.jpg  photo 3_zpsx3yuyci4.jpg " My latest body of work fuses a lifelong love of portraiture with my interest in pattern and the ways it can transform and enliven the picture plane. Executing these patterns in oil paint atop prints of historical portraits radically alters the images and changes our perception of them, even as they retain a certain familiarity. It transmutes their formality and tradition into something wholly contemporary, ushering these “re-mastered” portraits into a modern idiom." - Sydney Cash  photo 1_zpswtvf449s.jpg  photo 5_zpswaqcmmzk.jpg

Brent Estabrook

 photo LincolnbyBrent_zps9irqotq5.jpg  photo WashingtonbyBrent_zpsenej9jxq.jpg Brent Estabrook's playful work, ripe with sociopolitical commentary and fraught with the unbridled passion of a determined young artist, challenges the viewer to reconsider familiar images, products and ideas as he himself explores the liminal space between discovery and curiosity. He is inspired by artist such as Jean-Michel Basquiat and the portraiture work of Rembrandt, and over the years he has transformed his study into a style which is uniquely his own. To date his collection is mainly held by private collectors throughout California. His work is currently on display in Los Angeles and San Francisco, and he is evaluating opportunities for representation in New York.  photo AlibyBrent_zpszbarxatb.jpg

Pasha Bumazhniy

 photo 39be65f0f3c48d637b5f7a9b32a5e83e_zpsao9clxvq.jpg  photo 22de1ce275d440f17a96be23b2cc2477_zpskyhrfkdg.jpg  photo fb6f580b6839bc9b0d3981023596c9a4_zpsnaxehfe1.jpg  photo 88ea9763761d377844f684b6d35b696a_zpsid3jenpv.jpg Artist Pasha Bumazhniy got talent coming out of his ears. Go check him out!  photo befb42f8ae1497c6ada5dd142ced69c8_zpsjbn8ur0a.jpg  photo 8158ab7cff8ee1e3058b40e9a0241604_zpsdqx6maod.jpg  photo 4735e60b9f1b88fb8a874e7347ce1804_zps9ec1nkza.jpg

Flim Flam by John Breed

 photo FLIM-FLAM-1_zpsxbtednk3.jpg  photo flim-flam-2-_zps5xwcii4v.jpg Flim Flam: Real monkey skeleton gilded with 24 karat gold leaf in bird cage by John Breed ( Flim flam is a slang word for monkey business, the idea behind it is that we all are somehow trapped in the cage of the idea how life should be reflecting and mirroring us on others, a waste of time and foolish too!)  photo FLIM-FLAM-2_zpsj0uz0xxc.jpg

Carl Beazley

 photo tumblr_nlrl66dqE51ro74x3o5_540_zpsrubmvnol.jpg  photo Untitled-1_zpsyywtrvi9.jpg  photo tumblr_nlrl66dqE51ro74x3o4_540_zps9rlfby4p.jpg Carl Beazley (b. 1988 Reading, England) U.K based artist specializing in experimental and surrealist portraiture. Taking inspiration from world cinema, particularly the works of Matthew Barney, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Jan Svankmajer, Lars Von Trier, Peter Strickland, Ben Wheatley, György Pálfi and Gasper Noe, Carl aims to push the boundaries of contemporary art.  photo tumblr_nlrl66dqE51ro74x3o1_500_zpsrhfg9twr.jpg  photo tumblr_nlrl66dqE51ro74x3o2_540_zpsappyjvip.jpg

Jon Cattapan

 photo Dominik-Mersch-Gallery-Jon-Cattapan-Atonal-Group-Cannareggio-3-2014-monotypes_zpsekbuilro.jpg  photo Dominik-Mersch-Gallery-Jon-Cattapan-Atonal-Group-Cannareggio-7-2014-monotypes_zpssaiqwovz.jpg  photo Dominik-Mersch-Gallery-Jon-Cattapan-Atonal-Group-Cannareggio-8-2014-monotypes_zpske6awxzy.jpg Jon Cattapan is an extensively exhibited visual artist who lives and works in Melbourne, Australia. He first began exhibiting in 1979 and his works deal primarily with ways of representing urban topographies and narratives. He is known for panoramic layered city vistas and figurative groupings and has a long held preoccupation for the way human beings negotiate territories. Within his paintings, drawings and prints we see influences of contemporary global culture and recent history that range from science fiction and film through to urban social debates. His extensive travels in Asia and living in cities such as New York, London and Venice have deeply influenced his practice. Cattapan’s work has been accorded many accolades.  photo Dominik-Mersch-Gallery-Jon-Cattapan-Atonal-Group-Cannareggio-1-2014-monotypes_zpsylr2skdo.jpg  photo Dominik-Mersch-Gallery-Jon-Cattapan-Atonal-Group-Cannareggio-4-2014-monotypes_zpsvfkuzh6e.jpg


 photo tumblr_nks0p7BQsc1qlq9poo7_1280_zpsk70cgczd.jpg  photo Execution-Of-Michael-Brown-2014-s_zpswegh88wo.jpg  photo WoodLand-Waterfall-2014-S_zpshgaxwniz.jpg TALWST is a Canadian-Trinidadian artist engaged in mixed media and performance practices. Through his work, he explores the narrative of art history, whilst inserting elements of contrasting cultures in order to engage a larger audience and in hopes of broadening the addressed themes in art historical discourse.  photo Errrbody-loves-McDonalds-S_zpsktevvcxf.jpg  photo tumblr_nl08qtOUVH1r9hn2oo1_1280_zps9z1lfaa2.jpg  photo sculpture-infinity-09_zpscw9c4tuk.jpg

Fábio Magalhães

 photo bK8ctBP4deqAs37nMORcmGDSahGnSyQa9XEWNTYDkGO7M24rcAqnLy7HY5DwfhFRn_zpshwc8vfwd.jpg  photo ZBmTQ9bWs6Hg3pergr5MQqcews6bzyHCLazFTyHP2dWQDp1E2O5d7et7rFGHO6trf_zpsz0i74yl7.jpg Fábio Magalhães (Tanque Novo – Ba, 1982) lives and works in Salvador, where he went to undergraduate school in Fine Arts at the Federal University of Bahia. He works with self-reference painting. Metaphorically connecting images of his own body, feelings and banal situations, he aims at pointing out conditions inconceivable to be portrayed but through artifices and distortions of reality. As for this, his art pieces are the result of a modus operandi that makes part of the photographic universe and results in a kind of parallel reality, materialized in the universe of painting. In which, he creates contours of a disturbing reality.  photo GZqfXp7HFeSWCnCwFS84hkkHg6yYxFgt2MYf43LmcpngQXCZNt5cw419E5KBTnPN4_zpsebe3gvbg.jpg  photo NYHKzrAjxeL8Ks2HDGyt48TTqWetf1cGCN1K6yTwRKAjqcXczbtS31SWMHMswEsh7_zpsdjuwmkdp.jpg

Mike Dargas

 photo tumblr_nlffud0kPT1qjg75jo4_540_zps4z1wmfpx.jpg  photo mike_dargas_04_zpsrktiijww.jpg Mike Dargas was born 1983 in Cologne, Germany. Inspiried by Dali, Caravaggio and HR Giga Mike begins to focus on surrealism and realism. His works show the picture of people, painted realistically in oil on canvas. The precise technique gives, like a photography, a snapshot of the moment. The artist studies his motifs with such intensity, that each portrait pictures a profile of increasing intimate closeness. The perfection of his technique seems to search for the perfect image, like he was searching for the soul within each single one. With his works Mike Dargas challenges us to take a deeper look, to understand the nature of human being and to question our own emotional perception. The artist lives and works in Cologne, Germany.  photo tumblr_nlffud0kPT1qjg75jo3_540_zps2tls3aim.jpg  photo tumblr_nlffud0kPT1qjg75jo2_540_zpsqpsdvobi.jpg  photo tumblr_nkda42KBPb1qa4iv8o2_1280_zpse07avcgp.jpg