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Truls Espedal

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Plenty more work to see from the talented Truls Espedal. Check it out guys.

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Flow by Baptiste Debombourg

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Baptiste Debombourg’s solo exhibition at the Centre d’Art Actuel l’Oeil de Poisson in Québec showcased Flow. The work – which is made entirely from car windscreens – is meant to mirror the devastating effects of mass consumption. Flow’s cumulative mass of materials is arranged in such a way that it resembles a giant wave – much like those in apocalyptic films such as 2012 or The Day After Tomorrow. Debombourg invites the audience to question society and self-induced finiteness. Do we swim in a sea of windscreens? Or do we remain under the glass, suffering as if trapped beneath sheets of ice?’ (via Frame)

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Maxime Ansiau

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Loving these decorative porcelain plates by artist Maxime Ansiau.

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Eiko Ojala

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Eiko Ojala is a illustrator, graphic designer and art director. He lives in Tallinn, Estonia. His illustrations, graphic design are particularly aimed towards books and magazines. Eiko has been nominated to ‘Young Illustrators Award’ at www.illustrative.de.

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Tugboat

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“We have been working together since 2006, hand-crafting & publishing our original woodcut prints from our studios in Pittsburgh, PA. We make traditionally crafted woodcut prints by carving original drawings in low relief on blocks of 3/4″ birch plywood. Once carved, these blocks are rolled up with ink and printed onto archival paper to create the finished artworks.” – Paul Roden and Valerie Lueth of Tugboat

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Asif Khan

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Asif Khan studied for his architecture degree at the Bartlett School, University College London, graduating in 2004 as the top student in the faculty and receiving a feature in the Architects’ Journal. He was awarded a full scholarship to attend the Architectural Association. In 2007 Building Design Magazine profiled him as one of the 10 best graduating architects in the UK. In 2010, Asif earned a prestigious ‘Designer in Residence’ slot at the Design Museum – the first architect ever to be given that honour. Asif was awarded ‘Designer of the Future’ by Design Miami in 2011, and written-up in the New York Times as one of Five Designers to Watch in 2011. In 2012 Asif went on to design Coca-Cola’s pavilion within the London Olympic Park. It was the first time in Coca-Cola’s history that the global brand had commissioned a feature Olympic showcase with the absence of a single Coke logo on it.

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Ernesto Neto

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Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto was born, raised, and continues to live in Rio de Janeiro, a place commonly associated with pleasure. His installations are made of stretchy, stocking–like material and loose, transparent scrims and are often filled with aromatic spices or malleable Styrofoam pellets. Suspended from the ceiling or attached to the walls at acute angles, Neto’s installations cry out like sirens to be stroked, caressed, and entered. Neto explains that he believes in a sensual body through whose movement we connect with the world. A fusion of the mind and the body occurs in his conceptually tight and aesthetically pleasurable sculpture. (via Berkeley Art Museum)

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Jan van Oost

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Jan van Oost – Born 1961 in Deinze (Belgium). Lives and works in Ghent. The Flemish artist, who finds in the symbolism of Wiertz, Spilliaert and Ensor his own linguistic antecedents, lives the pressing presence of Death and represents it, since his first works, through conceptually minimal metaphors, like this broken mirror – where balls are still sticked – which holds the memory of the past.

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Jennifer Nehrbass

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” These paintings speak to forbidden thoughts and desires and also suggest that what is hidden and forbidden inside the painting is ultimately denied to the viewer. What the paintings yield is an intimacy of time and place that meanders through rich details and nuanced perplexity – bafflement being as necessary to the experience of viewing as is delicate reasoning.” – Jennifer Nehrbass

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Daniele Buetti

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Daniele Buetti (born in 1955 in Fribourg) is a Swiss visual artist working in various media, principally installation and intervention. His work includes photography, video, sound, drawing, sculpture, and digitally assisted work. Since 2004 he is professor at Kunstakademie Münster. He lives and works in Zurich and Münster.

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