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Troy Mattison Hicks

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Troy Mattison Hicks of Necklush and This Art Is Yours is another one of those guys who’s too talented for his own good. Viewing his online photo gallery left me hungry for more. He says, ” I have always been an experimenter. My heroes are never people. I dwell more on creative achievements manifested by spontaneity and chance. Experimentation can lead to many great things. Small mistakes can end up having grand results. I can’t imagine knowing what I am about to create. I enjoy the process of not knowing..” Check out Troy’s upcoming show at Yashar Gallery in Greenpoint Brooklyn. The show runs from April 5th – April 25th, 2012.

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Lyubomir Sergeev

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Bulgarian photographer Lyubomir Sergeev’s online portfolio site has some excellent photo manipulation work. Cool stuff! Have a look. Link here.

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Jonas Feige

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‘Hauntingly beautiful photos taken by the German photographer Jonas Feige during his three months stay in the north of Ghana in a small village called Yamah.’ via (Dyscario Modern and New Magazine)

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12:31

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12:31 is a photographic series concept by Croix Gagnon and Frank Schott. ‘In 1993, a convicted murderer was executed. His body was given to science, segmented, and photographed for research. Croix and Frank used that footage to create these 7 photographs. An animation of the 1871 slices was played fullscreen on a computer, which was moved around by an assistant while being photographed in a dark environment. The resulting images are long-exposure “light paintings” of the entire cadaver. Stunning work! Prints are for sale for $700 and all proceeds benefit Amnesty International.’

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Johan Renck

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Bo Johan Renck (born 5 December 1966 in Uppsala) is a Swedish director of music videos, TV and film. He is an occasional recording artist using the moniker Stakka Bo.

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Le Turk

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These photos look both stunning and intriguing but I know nothing about Le Turk. Anyone have any information on this guy?

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Phoebe Rudomino

Based at the Underwater Stage, Pinewood Studios, Phoebe Rudomino in behind-the-scenes underwater stills and video for feature film, TV and commercials.

Yinka Shonibare MBE

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Yinka Shonibare MBE (b.1962) lives and works in London, UK. He received the prestigious Fourth Plinth Commission in Trafalgar Square from the mayor of London in 2009, and his midcareer survey exhibition originated in 2008 at the MCA Sydney, Australia and traveled to the Brooklyn Museum of Art and the National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian through 2009. Upcoming in 2012 are two important public art commissions in London to be announced shortly. Shonibare was awarded the title of Member of the British Empire in 2005. His work was included in the African pavilion at the 52nd Venice Biennale in 2007 and he was a Turner Prize finalist in 2004.

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Alberto Seveso

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I was checking some old bookmarks the other day and got redirected to Alberto Seveso‘s (previously-blogged here) website. This is treasure.

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Beefactory

Beefactory (previously blogged) is an outstanding retouching workshop from a famous group of artists from Belgium. Beefactory has used the services of many well-known European photographers which are: Jeffrey Vanhoutte, Frieke Janssens, Tom Joye, Marc Paeps, François Chevalier, Kris van beek, Frank Uyttenhove, Allan Grainger, Bernard Bertrand, Xavier Harcq, Vincent Fournier, Jean-Michel Byl, Achim Lippoth, Studio Habousha, Gregor Collienne.