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Andra Ursuta

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Andra Ursuta was born in 1979 in Salonta, Romania, and lives and works in New York. She received a BA in art history and visual arts in 2002 from Columbia University. Ursuta has had several solo shows in New York, and her work has been featured in numerous group exhibitions, such as The Encyclopedic Palace, 55th International Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy (2013); Busted, High Line, New York (2013); Expo I, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, New York; Ostalgia, New Museum, New York (2011); and Looking Back / The Fifth White Columns Annual, White Columns, New York. This is Ursuta’s first solo museum exhibition in the United States.

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Sarah Jarrett

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” I make painterly and dream like images using iphone and ipad. I am inspired by the poetry of landscape and the endless creative potential of the portrait. I have been working from my studio in the beautiful Norfolk countryside for the last twelve years licensing my images to the fine art publishing industry. I am constantly looking for meeting points between painting and photography.” – Sarah Jarrett

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Merve Morkoç (Lakormis)

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Merve Morkoç‘s paintings are inspired by the culture and life of the streets, where she feels independent. For her, the internet, streets, gallery walls, paper and materials of any size can easily turn into efficient spaces. In this context, the artist is enthused by animation figures, commercials and narrative styles of urban origin that surround her.” (via Galerist)

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Stunt Buffet by Olli Keränen

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Stunt Buffet by Olli Keränen – A buffet cart containing a squid ink pasta dish dropped from a ramp. Website here.

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Brian Catling

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Brian Catling (born in London, 1948) is an English sculptor, poet, novelist, film maker and performance artist. He was educated at North East London Polytechnic and the Royal College of Art. He now holds the post of Professor of Fine Art at The Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, Oxford and is a fellow of Linacre College. He has been exhibiting his work internationally since the 1970s.

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Josh Bryan

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” The creative process is quite simple. I make sure the image I use as a reference isn’t too well-known, even though the subjects are. I then map triangles over the face drawing, around the different tones on the face. The lines are added in afterwards to determine the amount of tone needed in each triangle.” – Josh Bryan

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Viviane Sassen

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Viviane Sassen (Dutch, born 1972) studied fashion design and photography before receiving an MFA from Ateliers Arnhem, the Netherlands. Some of her earliest memories are of life in Kenya, where she spent three years as a child. When her family returned to the Netherlands in 1978, Sassen was troubled: “I didn’t feel like I belonged in Europe, and yet I knew I was a foreigner in Africa,” she says. Ten years later, at age sixteen, Sassen revisited Kenya, and she has been traveling and working in Africa ever since. She made Parasomnia, her newest body of work, in a number of intentionally unidentified African countries, featuring anonymous subjects. Parasomnia is a category of sleep disorder whose symptoms include abnormal dreams, nightmares, and sleepwalking. In the surreal pictures in this installation, Sassen invites viewers to follow her on a journey through the mysterious remnants of her memories. (via MoMa)

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Cowgirl Chocolate Bars

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Cowgirl Chocolate Bars by FINE & RAW. 4 flavors: sea salt, espresso, ginger, alderwood smoked salt. Click here to buy.

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Lena Klyukina

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” Illustrator and a tree hugger at heart, inspired by music, sun, plants and people. Born in 1989 in Riga, Latvia, as a bright kid, hungry for knowledge and adventure. After lots of travelling with family at early age, I finally feel at home now in Vilnius, Lithuania, where I currently reside and create. In love with traditional drawing, dry media and pencils, as well as forests, cycling and staying late at night.” – Lena Klyukina

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