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Graciela Socorro

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Graciela Socorro is an American-Venezuelan artist based in Houston, Texas.

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Emily Blincoe

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” I was born and raised in Austin, Texas. I find inspiration in faces, shapes, colors, light and quiet little moments. Most days you can find me wandering in the tall grass somewhere between Austin and Nashville with my dog, Eleanor. Clients include: Target, Mercedes, GAP, Lincoln Motor Company, Levi’s, Converse, Ebay, Warby Parker, Samsung, Aeropostale, Marriott Hotels, Heineken & Verizon.” – Emily Blincoe

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Sandra Villeneuve

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” I spent most of my childhood abroad in a country where the weather was hot. In my adult years I live in the north where the temperatures are colder and unpredictable. Illustration has always been a part of my life. Collaborating, reading, freelance writing & finding new software to incorporate with my existing techniques are a part of my everyday. ” – Sandra Villeneuve

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Michael Sailstorfer

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Michael Sailstorfer’s artistic position is to constantly question and expand the classical notion of sculpture. With his often elaborately produced works he puts the processes of daily life in unusual relationships towards each other. He incorporates light, sound and smell within his installations thereby generating images of poetic power. His installation of a hanging car tire rotating in vain and rubbing against the wall without being able to get away, became renowned in 2005. In doing so the tire abrades and spreads a typical pungent odor. He dedicated his first big solo exhibition 2012 in Berlin to the central theme of the forest. In the installation „Forst (forest)“ five upside down hanging trees which rotate slowly occupy the whole of the ten meter high exhibition space. In the same year Michael Sailstorfer was awarded the Vattenfall Contemporary 2012. (via Monochromatic Axonometric)

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Robert Xavier Burden

” I want to renew my faded sense of childhood awe.” Robert Xavier Burden (previously-blogged)

Isa Genzken

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Isa Genzken (born 1948, Bad Oldesloe, Schleswig-Holstein) is a contemporary artist who lives and works in Berlin. Her primary media are sculpture and installation, using a wide variety of materials, including concrete, plaster, wood and textile. She also works with photography, video, film and collage.

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Shu Yong

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Shu Yong <-- 1974 Born in Xupu, Hunan Province, China; Lives and works in Beijing and Guangzhou, China

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Minni Havas

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Minni Havas is an illustrator based in Helsinki. Having studied fashion design at the University of Art and Design Helsinki, her focus is mainly on fashion illustration. Minni uses colour pencils to draw detailed pictures with magical colours and arrangements somewhere in the borderlands of the real and the imaginary.

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David O’Kane

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David O’Kane studied from 2007 until 2012 in Leipzig under professor Neo Rauch at the Hochschule für Grafik Buchkunst. He received a Diplom Degree (with distinction) in 2009 and a Meisterschüler Degree in 2012. He received an extended DAAD Scholarship for his studies in Germany. He also holds a 1st Class Joint-Honours Degree in Fine Art from NCAD in Dublin.

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Lynda Howitt

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Lynda Howitt‘s lifelong love for the ocean is reflected in her paintings. Her work radiates a warmth that is compelling, perhaps due to the universal qualities of her subject matter, but also because of her unique vision, in which the opposite elements of nature are successfully merged as to become a single entity. There is a sense of weightlessness and light that embodies her work. Artworks of softly modulating hues, lifting highlights and strokes suggesting clouds or waves breaking, the sea and sky are interwoven, barely distinguishable. She has less interest in depicting specifics of nature than in evoking a sense of emotion.

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