Mar 12, 2014
Meriem Bouderbala was born in Tunisia. She studied painting and engraving at the school of Beaux-arts in Provence from 1980 to 1985 and completed a national diploma in the arts. Meriem moved to London in 1986 to study engraving at the Chelsea School of Art. Since 1986 Meriem has exhibited her artwork frequently in both France and Tunisia; including exhibitions of her veils in Lyon (Galerie Olivier Houg, Lyon, 1998). In Tunisia Meriem has exhibited her work a number of times both in Sidi Bou Said and central Tunis. Group exhibitions have taken her as far as Washington where she participated in an exhibition of Women in the Arts at the National Museum of Women in the Arts (1994) and at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Lisbon. Meriem continues to exhibit her work widely and a number of pieces can now be seen as part of the permanent collection of the Arab World Institute in Paris. Meriem’s work has received wide recognition and she has won a number of prizes and important commissions. In 1993 she won the prize for best artist at ‘Art Junction International’ in Cannes and in 1997 the ‘Espace Paul Ricard 1997’ prize. Meriem has completed a number of public commissions for the Tunisian Minister of culture, ELF Foundation (Paris), the Arab World Institute (Paris) and the French Institute of Cooperation (Tunis). Her work has also appeared as illustration in a number of books including the poems of Tita Reut.
Mar 12, 2014
Lovely works by Bas Waijers, a talented Brooklyn based Dutch illustrator and Senior UX designer. Check it out guys.
Mar 11, 2014
Martine Feipel & Jean Bechameil mainly produce installations that react to the context in which they are presented. From drawings and sculptures that serve as models, the couple tries to create spaces; by crossing and fragmenting volumes, they recreate a dislocated, rickety universe that is, a priori, completely illogical.
Mar 10, 2014
Fred Calmets is a self-taught artist born in 1976. He lives and works in Poitiers, France. From the beginning he practiced making graffiti with spraying aerosols on walls. He has participated in numerous collective workshops and worked with galleries since 2005. In 2009 Fred decided to dedicate himself to painting. The “women painting” collection expresses the female beauty with its both sides – it is severe and delicate at the same time. (via Feather Of Me)
Mar 7, 2014
Rebecca Louise Law is a Floral Installation Artist and has been working with flowers for over 17 years. She trained in Fine Art at Newcastle University, England. Rebecca’s work plays with the relationship between the human being and the ephemeral nature of flowers. She is best known for her interactive large scale installations of hanging flowers within site specific spaces.
Mar 7, 2014
For international artist Mimi Yoon, there is no concrete definition for art. To her it is simply that “art is.” Her artwork vibrates with tangible and sensual beauty and honesty. It subtly allures then climaxes to demand attention and is immediately unforgettable. Mimi has a BFA in Graphic Design from California State University Long Beach, and has founded an art academy for youth and mentored for 10 years before she started to paint her passion. When not painting, Mimi can be found curating art shows and contributing to local charities, with the goal of using the arts to bring raw honest humanity into the realm of community.
Mar 6, 2014
Claudia Giannuli was born in Bari in 1979. She got her degree in Fine Arts in 2004 then she decided to keep herself away from the Accademy and find her personal style. Her “NU DOLLS” (as the artist Guido Corazziari defined them) are absolutely white creatures, cynical and irriverent, half-children, half-women. Their whiteness and purity are opposed to their sense of deep solitude, their dramatic existence in which man is just a walk-on actor, crucified at the right moment. The Nu Dolls stare at us proudly. Sometimes it seems they’re laughing at us like innocent and erotic post-atomic temptresses. Clay has always been her favorite material. In the last years Claudia has been mixing it with resin, wood, plastic, creating settings just like theatrical stages scrupulously built in scale. A little mnemonic architecture, halfway between fiction and reality.
Mar 6, 2014
Dast (Danilo Strulato) was born in 1966 in Thiene, Vicenza. After his academic studies, he devoted himself to self publishing and collaborating with Stephen Raft Delirio comm. In the meantime, it is present in various international among which we can mention: Malefact-Use, Panik-Use, Stripburger-Slo, Ita-Interzona. Participate in 1998 to the “Subway” with Altervox held in the Milan subway, and is present with a solo exhibition in Lucca Comix. During the same year he began the long-lasting collaboration with the Mondo Bizzarro Gallery with the volume “Horrorgasmo” with the staff “The hell inside me” in 2001, and in 2003 with the book “Mater Universalis”. Also in 2003, will attend the exhibition “Italian Pulp” at Luz de Jesus Gallery in Los Angeles, temple of Pop Surrealism internationally. In 2005 participates in the collective historical “Apocalypse Painting” at Mondo Bizzarro Gallery and in 2009 at the “14th Anniversary Group Show” in the same year at the MBG has always been organized a retrospective entitled “Dance Macabre.” The 2009 is also the realization of the illustrations for the book written by A. Grieco “Stay Away” and Grrrzetic. Currently working with different realities and galleries national and international.
Mar 5, 2014
” My creative impulse is driven by a fascination with childhood paraphernalia: dolls, toys, fairy tales, stage sets, fun fairs, found objects mixed with whimsy. These personal recollections are complimented by the cultural heritage of Victoriana, vintage fashion, film iconography, pin-up imagery etc. We cannot escape the past and our sweet yesterdays, whether imagined or real, are my repository. Any search for particular meaning in my idiosyncratic work may not yield much. If one word were chosen to describe my paintings, it would be ‘edgy’. Superficially they may appear ‘cute’ but my intention is to unsettle, albeit subtly. As the creeping wasp on the fairy cake does.” – Xue Wang
Mar 5, 2014
Brian Dettmer is an American contemporary artist. He is noted for his alteration of preexisting media—such as old books, maps, record albums, and cassette tapes—to create new, transformed works of visual fine art.