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Anders Krisár

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Works by Swedish artist/photographer Anders Krisár (1973). Anders is born and raised in Stockholm. He went to the School of Communication Arts in London and studied Music in NYU.

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Jon Shireman

Jon Shireman (previously blogged) is a New York City photographer specializing in still life, travel, architecture, and portrait photography.

Philippe Parreno

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Philippe Parreno is a French artist and filmmaker who lives and works in Paris, France. Parreno regularly exhibits internationally. His work is included in the collections of many institutions such as the Centre Georges Pompidou, France; 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan; the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York; the Walker Art Center (USA); Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, USA; the Guggenheim Museum New York, USA; and Tate Modern, London.

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Nelson Gutierrez

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Nelson Gutierrez <-- Born in Bogota, Colombia, lives and works in Washington, DC, USA. Since the early 1990s, Nelson Gutierrez's has focused on creating two and three-dimensional artworks, conceptual objects and installations, based on current sociopolitical issues. Through art he looks to better understand societal conflict and its implications psychologically and socially. His art addresses issues of longing, fear, grief and vanity. he juxtaposes materials such as charcoal, ink, wood, metal, blood, wax, water, glass, light and photographs that together also have symbolic relevance to the issue he is exploring. He uses a variety of different mediums to express these feelings and tell a story that is universally understood to us all but experienced more intensely by a select few.

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Shinichi Maruyama

” I tried to capture the beauty of both the human body’s figure and its motion. The figure in the image, which is formed into something similar to a sculpture, is created by combining 10,000 individual photographs of a dancer. By putting together uninterrupted individual moments, the resulting image as a whole will appear to be something different from what actually exists. With regard to these two viewpoints, a connection can be made to a human being’s perception of presence in life.” – Shinichi Maruyama

Maurizio Savini

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Maurizio Savini from Italy creates amazing sculptures using fresh chewing gum. Click here for more. (Photos via Alessandro Bagnai Gallery)

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Kendric Tonn

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” I am a painter in oils in the classical tradition, trained in Europe at the Florence Academy of Art. I have always been fascinated with narrative and the human aspect of painting, be it expressed in figures and portraits, in traditional or modern themes, or still-lifes that imply a character who is temporarily absent from the scene.” – Kendric Tonn

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Jason Seiler

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Jason Seiler began his professional career in a rather unorthodox way. After getting in trouble for drawing parodies of his history teacher in high school, Jason’s quick-thinking principle hired him to draw caricatures of different faculty members. A professional artist was born. Jason went on to study fine art illustration at the American Academy of Art in Chicago for two years before beginning his professional work in earnest. Jason’s illustrations and paintings have been featured as covers and interior pieces for Rolling Stone, Billboard, The Utne Reader, TIME, The New Yorker, Der Spiegel, Business Week, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Weekly Standard, MAD magazine, GOLF Digest, AD WEEK, KING magazine, Revolver, Guitar Player, The Village Voice, Penguin Group, Disney, The New York Observer, New Line Cinema, Universal Pictures, Aardman Animation, and Sony Image, among others. Jason also worked as a character designer on Tim Burton’s Alice In Wonderland, helping to create such characters as the Red Queen, the Tweedles, the Bandersnatch and more.

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Victor Safonkin

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Victor Safonkin (born August 22, 1967 at Saransk) is a surrealist painter. Victor Safonkin’s work is self-described as Eurosurrealism or European classic surrealism & symbolism. His work is redolent of Salvador Dalí or more particularly Hieronymus Bosch. Victor’s work has been highly acclaimed and in 2005 he was invited to exhibit at the European Parliament in Brussels. The rock band Killing Joke used his Inhuman Rearing as an album cover in 2006. Viktor Safonkin is featured in the 2007 Venus and the Female Intuition, published by SALBRU. Safonkin has been called “one of the most brilliant artists I have seen in a long time” by master Surrealist Professor Ernst Fuchs.

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Jason Yarmosky

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Jason Yarmosky <-- Born in 1987 in Poughkeepsie, New York, Yarmosky began drawing as a child. He graduated with a BFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York City in 2010. WIth his past focus on painting his grandparents, Yarmosky devotes his efforts to exploring the concept of the life cycle. His paintings and drawings have been exhibited and collected throughout the United States and around the world. His work has appeared in numerous publications such as Azart Magazine, American Artist Drawing, American Art Collector, New American Paintings, Fine Art Connoisseur, Juxtapoz, High Fructose, and the Huffington Post. He is a past winner of the Elizabeth Greenshields Award.

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