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Guilherme Kramer

p p p Lovely ink illustrations by São Paulo based artist Guilherme Kramer. Check out the rest of his work here and on his Flickr. I strongly encourage everyone to add your work on our Flick pool. Anything that can blasts our eyeballs out will most likely end up on this site. p

Jitagarn Kaewtinkoy

p p 3675899778_542791c223_b1 ' Jitagarn Kaewtinkoy was born in 1979. He completed his art education in Supanburi and at the Rajamangala Institute. Jitagarn is a young and contemplative individual who is observant of his surroundings and likes to depict people's characters in his work. He often executes his paintings in a cartoon like manner with bright colours and a fair share of irony. Jitagarn has participated in several art exhibitions in Thailand and also won prizes in local art contests. ' (via Thabivu Gallery) p p

Ciah Ciah

p p Urban artist extraordinaire Ciah Ciah from Poland created these customized designs on popular vinyl toys such as Mad'l's. As a result, I want these for my collections soooo badly. p

Yue Minjun

yue1 p p " Beijing-based Yue Minjun is one of the most important artists of the Chinese avant garde movement, Cynical Realism. Minjun’s work is characterized by a signature laughing figure which serves as a portrait of the artist. Upon greater inspection the smiling faces contain fear, animosity, and a sense of discomfort that is a product of facing reality in contemporary times." yue1 p

Yang Zhenzhong

p Yang Zhenzhong (previously-blogged) <-- lives and works in Shanghai. His playful videos, installations and photographs are informed by the desire to challenge normative notions and fixed formats of social behaviour. His work has been shown at major international exhibitions, biennales and triennials in amongst others Rotterdam and London. (via V2) p p

Dan O’Toole

dan1 dan1 "The Sydney born Painter Daniel O' Toole also known as ears has been slowly but steadily creeping into the peripheral vision of the public, and recently has opened a gallery with Artists Max Berry and Jamie Nimmo called 'Oh Really'. With a Background in graffiti and interest in fine art, Daniel served time at National Art School and has been exhibiting regularly since 2006." dan1 dan1

Eko Nugroho

p p The New Flower Generation (above) and Improving Oneself (below) are installations by Indonesian artist Eko Nugroho (via Pekin Fine Arts) p p

Rallito X

p p p The work of Spanish artist Rallito X puts a big smile on my face. A little bit creepy, a little bit awesome. Be sure to also check him out on Flickr. Enjoy! p p

Rado Javor

rado1 Rado Javor is digital painter from UK. He has a thing for the classics, for moments and scenes from the past. These photos don't do much justice so head over to his deviant art profile for the full view. rado1 rado1 rado1

Liz Hickok

p p p Liz Hickok is a San Francisco-based artist working in photography, video, sculpture, installation, and currently, Jell-O. Hickok received her Masters in Fine Arts from Mills College in Oakland, California. She earned a BFA and BA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts and Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts. Hickok lived and worked in Boston for over ten years before moving to the San Francisco Bay Area. " I create glowing, jellied scale models of urban sites, transforming ordinary physical surroundings into something unexpected and ephemeral. Lit from below, the molded shapes of the city blur into a jewel-like mosaic of luminous color and volume. The gelatinous material also evokes uncanny parallels with the geological uncertainties of San Francisco’s landscape. While the translucent beauty of the compositions first seduces the viewer, their fragility quickly becomes a metaphor for the transitory nature of human artifacts. " p