John F. Malta

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John F. Malta was born in East Cleveland, Ohio and currently lives and works in New York City. John is a recipient of the 2012 Xeric grant and has exhibited his work in Taiwan, Australia, Vancouver, New York City, San Francisco, Portland, Los Angeles, and widely across the Midwest. John has drawn pictures for The New Yorker, The New York Times, Vice Magazine, Showpaper, Blood is the New Black, Bloomberg View, Lands’ End Canvas, Wrap Magazine UK, The Stranger, Thunderkiss Coffee Roaster, Steamy Press UK, Plansponsor Magazine, Dickies Workwear, The Willamette Week, and Surfing Magazine.

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Bang by Ai Weiwei

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Here’s Ai Weiwei’s Bang installation incorporating 886 antique wooden stools for the 2013 Venice Art Biennale. Link here.

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Sarah Maycock

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Work by the talented Sarah Maycock- illustrator, artist, designer based in South East England.

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Jared Tharp

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” My paintings (as of late) are about nostalgia. I was born in 1981 and I have a soft spot for the art, music, and culture to come out of that decade. I love the sound of analogue synthesizers and the look of hand made art. I’m interested in the parallels between nostalgia felt for past experiences and the nostalgia felt for past decades. I’m originally from Stockton, CA. I currently live in Sacramento. ” – Jared Tharp

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Cement Paintings by Erik J. Sommer

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Erik J. Sommer is a a New York City based contemporary artist specializing in mixed media creations.

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KwangHo Shin

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All the figures appearing in Korean artist KwangHo Shin‘s works are individuals and self-portraits. ‘The spirit he wanted to inspire the figures with is that of a distorted hero’s or another character unidentifiable with eyes. Majority of specific people are the figures whom he depicts. He distorts a figure trying not to transform the mind and social environment unique to him. It is not the transformation from a person to no person, but from a specific to an ordinary person. He himself is flown into it. It is the method to include his own artistic experience and value. Though it is not clear where to use, works of arts become the criteria in grasping the reality. They reveal thinking while making the figure seen thinking. A specific person is thought while lump of dyes are loaded on a canvas. It’s inefficient to say ‘painted with a brush’. The lump moves freely all over the canvas without staying at a point. A face is treated as the spirit of common people who gaze at the world, rather than as a person. The biggest significance is put on the expression of the inner mind when facing an empty canvas. It is a way of revealing it as a thing to the world rather than representing a person. This is his second characteristics.’

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Sergei Isupov

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” For me, I find clay to be the most versatile material and it is well suited to the expression of my ideas. I consider my sculptures to be a canvas for my paintings. All the plastic, graphic and painting elements of a piece function as complementary parts of the work.” – Sergei Isupov

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Livia Marin

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” My artistic practice has been characterized by large-scale installations and the appropriation of mass-produced and consumer objects. I employ techniques and strategies that are characteristic of Sculpture, Installation and Process Art. I employ everyday objects to enquire into the nature of how we relate to material objects in an era dominated by mass-production, standardization and global circulation. My work was initially informed by the immediate social and political context of Chile in the 1990s that amounted to a transition from a profoundly and overtly disciplinary political regime (under seventeen years of dictatorship) to one of an economic, though no less disciplinary, regime with a strongly developed neo-liberal agenda.” – Livia Marin

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Dasha Pliska

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Take a minute or two and check out Dasha Pliska‘s drawings. She’s a very talented artist based in Odessa, Ukraine.

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Cameron Gray

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Cameron Gray <-- Born in Geneva in 1980, Cameron Gray lives and works in London, Basel, and Los Angeles. Graduating egregia cum laude from Bruce High Quality Foundation University, Gray also holds no less than six degrees from such prestigious institutions as Yale, Columbia, and UCLA. Prior to his ascension into the upper levels of the art historical pantheon, Gray will have participated in two Venice Biennales, including the one to take place in 2015, and three Whitney Biennials, including those in 2016 and 2018. In 2012, Galerie Eva Presenhuber included his work in the seminal show I Wanna F*ck You But We're Just Gonna Cuddle, and one of Gray's massive pin collages was a show-stopping success in The Gag Reflex is Mysterious at the Santa Monica Museum of Art in 2011. Grey's work is included in the Ludwig-Forum für Internationale Kunst in Aachen, Germany; the Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts in Kaohsiung, Taiwan; the Yale University Art Gallery in New Haven, CT; and 17 other prominent collections. Cameron Gray is currently represented by Mike Weiss Gallery, David Zwirner, Thaddaeus Ropac, Sprueth Magers, White Cube and Pace Beijing, amongst others.

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