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Ricky Jay by Glenn Kaino

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‘The magician, actor, writer, and collector Ricky Jay is rendered here by Glenn Kaino in playing cards, one of the tools in Jay’s magician’s quiver. Kaino studies the history and practice of magic as a parallel to art making: both artists and magicians develop finely honed skills to create illusions that rely on their audience’s willing suspension of disbelief. This homage to the widely respected Jay is a nod both to op art and to the magician’s long-held card-throwing record. From certain angles, the work appears as a jumble of planes and colors, but from just the right vantage point, the cards coalesce into Jay’s unmistakable visage’.

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Philippe Mayaux

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Philippe Mayaux is a French artist born in 1961 in Roubaix. He lives and works in Montreuil. Mayaux has been active since the early 1990s and his works are rather gaudy and often contains erotic or sexual content. He was awarded the Prix Marcel Duchamp 2006, awarded “for the originality and the joyous and ambiguous multiple meanings of his work”.

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Pete Ryan

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Pete Ryan is an illustrator. He works with acrylic paint, silkscreens, block prints, and airbrushes to make his work. He works insanely long hours, but that’s what makes him happiest. Pete has won some awards and been recognized in some industry annuals – I’m sure you can guess which ones. He loves coming up with solutions to problems and will likely shock you with the amount of ideas he provides for each project. Pete also loves Boston Terriers and Middle Earth.

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Ernesto Burgos

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Ernesto Burgos was born in 1979 in Santa Clara, CA while exile with his family from Chile. He later moved back to Vina del Mar, CL, before returning to the US for college, where he received his BFA from California College of the Arts. In 2004 and his MFA from New York University in 2008. Burgos currently lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.

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Patrick Jackson

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These look pretty interesting. It’s the work of Los Angeles based artist Patrick Jackson. He is a fantastic artist.

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Fab Ciraolo

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Fab Ciraolo, I have to say these are looking incredibly beautiful and perfect. Love it. What a treat!

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Lionel Esteve

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Born in Lyon in 1967, Lionel Esteve has-been living and working there since 1997. Were His works included in several shows,: such as “involution” (CAC Brétigny 1995), “The Persuaders” (Museum of Fine Arts in Tourcoing, 2004) and “Migrant” (Museum of Modern Art of the City Paris, 2003, curated by Hans-Ulrich Obrist). In September, Lionel Esteve Will present His first exhibition at our gallery. In the exhibition, the visitor – driven through net made of thread and pearls – will discover a floating graphic path. Indeed the artist Makes His works by gathering bits of materials he finds and recycled. Each Time of the Old works can be defined as a spatial drawing Where the colors flow Either fast or quietly. By Being Both brittle and non-formal, Lionel Esteve’s works are extremely powerful, insofar as the eye They live more than They Are to be Looked at for Themselves. They Stimulate the perception of an infinite reality, by unveiling an Almost tangible space. Lionel Esteve has presented a mobile moving at “Art Unlimited” Art Basel Fair 2005.

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Peter Pink

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” One morning I had the idea of protesting potatoes. I already was using the sunglasses. So I put the sunglasses on the potatoes and I really liked how the different organic forms of the potatoes made it as if they were different characters or personas. Each potato had a different expression, if it was skinny or fat, or grumpy or weird. So that was the beginning. Then I just became curious about what other foods could represent other characters. After a while food became interesting in itself because you are working with lots of different textures and forms and it’s all natural. I also like that food is alive and that it changes form quite fast, so the art can only be momentary. ” – Peter Pink (via A. Muse Berlin)

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Dran

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Dran is an amazing French street artist who has been called the ‘French Bansky’. His work is aimed at ridiculing the problems of modern society and culture.

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CD Sculptures by Sean Avery

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” My sculptures are all constructed with recycled materials — old CDs, computer hard drives etc, so I classify my work as “sustainable art”. They’re a lot of fun to make, but they take an extremely long time to finish, so I don’t do a lot of them.” – Sean Avery

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