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Titti Garelli

 photo 1198356-7_zps3a46261d.jpg  photo 532734-7_zpsd2673f1b.jpg Titti Garelli was born in Turin, where she lives and works. For over twenty years her pictures have been requested by the publishing world and by major international advertising agencies.  photo 532004-7_zpsb2126f96.jpg

Anders Krisár

 photo anderskrisar_Flesh-Cloud-2-2003_zps93545ad7.jpg  photo anderskrisar_Flesh-Cloud-1-2003_zpsfd2ca1b1.jpg 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.  photo anderskrisar_Close-please-Galerie-Lelong-New-York-2004-B_zpsb6235612.jpg

Jon Shireman

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

Philippe Parreno

 photo 3913572928_01be5a2ba5_z_zps1835eeeb.jpg  photo At-Home-Not-110_zps15366a21.jpg  photo Kendall--640_zps9d2aa2e1.jpg 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.  photo jean-claude-planchet_zps6fa4fff1.jpg  photo Kendall-620_zpsd9b93d40.jpg  photo speech-bubbles_zps3fd66952.jpg

Nelson Gutierrez

 photo 45u_zps48a15ca4.jpg  photo 40u_zpsa68abbd7.jpg  photo 44u_zps56da44ce.jpg 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.  photo 42u_zpsab5d9afd.jpg  photo 36u_zps9d546b58.jpg  photo 55u_zps7a7d3ac8.jpg

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

Franz Architekten

 photo 539141f8c07a803df4000397_goldst-ck-musikverein-franz-architekten_franz-stadtamt_zwettl-kuku-outside-09_zpsd06d742e.jpg  photo 53914161c07a805cea0003a9_goldst-ck-musikverein-franz-architekten_portada-530x353_zpse135b2d6.jpg  photo 53914217c07a803df4000398_goldst-ck-musikverein-franz-architekten_franz-stadtamt_zwettl-kuku-outside-10-530x795_zpsf4bb1057.jpg From the architect. The musical society of zwettl was founded in the year 1887. Its hitherto existing rehearsal space in the attic storey of the municipal office did neither answer to the musical society’s supraregional importance, nor to acoustic requirements. Transferring the music society frees space in the existing building for the increasing number of administration tasks. The new building’s positioning frames the hitherto undefined place and presents an effective enhancement of the municipality’s entrance situation. Moreover, it offers the possibility for concerts of the musical society right next to the rehearsal space. With its contemporary, reduced cubical style the new building forms an intentional counterpoint to the adjacent municipality. For illumination of the ground floor, the structure floats on a circumferential window belt. The façade design with gold-coloured diamond-shaped aluminium composite panels was derived from brass instruments and the pattern of the musical society’s uniforms. By providing a new building for its musical society, the municipality of zwettl signals the society’s importance not only for the town itself, but also beyond. Link.  photo 539141d4c07a803df4000396_goldst-ck-musikverein-franz-architekten_franz-stadtamt_zwettl-kuku-outside-11_zps45226e89.jpg  photo 53914198c07a80569e0003e6_goldst-ck-musikverein-franz-architekten_franz-stadtamt_zwettl-kuku-outside-06_zps1ad18d7e.jpg

Maurizio Savini

 photo 26_123_zpsad524fc4.jpg  photo 26_126_zpsfc581081.jpg  photo 26_125_zpsd00f0497.jpg Maurizio Savini from Italy creates amazing sculptures using fresh chewing gum. Click here for more. (Photos via Alessandro Bagnai Gallery)  photo 26_124_zps4d674d85.jpg  photo 26_121_zpsa1df8070.jpg

Kendric Tonn

 photo 1224538-7_zps86839587.jpg  photo 1219624-7_zps0f687135.jpg " 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  photo 1219506-7_zps9acf2163.jpg  photo 984548-7_zps0039af00.jpg

Jason Seiler

 photo seilerflow_boyle_zps5980f743.jpg  photo Jason_Seiler__Foreign_Policy2_zps08fd0105.jpg  photo arts-Jason-Seiler-thesuiteworld_zps05e05d90.jpg 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.  photo go-away-clown_zps808e497d.jpg  photo karikaturi_1_zps49a93278.jpg