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Rich Kid Problems Bandages

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Tin of playful bandages for all your lil’ booboos. Includes 4 different styles, 25 in all. Click here to buy.

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Ricardo Cinalli

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Ricardo Cinalli, originally from Argentina, is an illustrator and painter whose art has traditionally focused on the human form. He works with pastel as his primary medium, constructing detailed drawings from very fine lines.

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Takahiro Komuro

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Amazing monster sculptures by Tokyo based artist Takahiro Komuro.

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Roger Hiorns

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Roger Hiorns (born 1975) is a British artist. He uses materials and convolutions to affect transformations on found objects, social encounters and urban situations. Fictional scenarios are made real, Fire emerges from storm drains, perfume permeates metal surfaces, and crystals colonise industrial objects, naked youths contemplate fire, a clear plastic object becomes the focus of prayer, a boys choir play dead, a proposal to bury a passenger jet plane. In 2008 he created an installation in South London where he materially claimed an entire ex-council flat, growing within it an industrialized scale of copper sulphate crystals. 75,000 litres of solution were pumped into the council flat to create a crystalline growth on the walls, floor, ceiling and bath of this abandoned dwelling. The project was called Seizure and was produced by Artangel.

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Ester Roi

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” In the last several years I have been painting flowers and rocks and their interaction with water. I study them above and below the surface, and observe how their visual characteristics change and relate to each other. I relish the contrast between a solid rock above the surface and its restless reflection below; the realistic depiction of a floating daisy versus its abstract, refracted counterpart. I marvel at how a flower can take on a new identity when floating below the surface and I strive to capture its ever-changing shape. Water transforms everything it touches: hard lines become soft, warm colors cool, solid shapes break down into parts. Realism evolves into abstraction and the ordinary becomes extraordinary. The interplay between these realms is an endless source of inspiration for me. I choose to create with artist crayons and oil pastels for their directness and simplicity. My process consists of a combination of drawing and painting. I alternate between working on cool and warm paper using the heated drawing board I invented. The heat helps soften or melt the waxy pigments so they can be easily manipulated and blended in a painterly fashion. When finished, the artwork is mounted on a cradled board, varnished, framed and shown without glass. ” – Ester Roi

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Lo Chan Peng

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Taiwanese artist Lo Chan Peng is absolutely amazing to me. Beautiful stuff.

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Ethan Greenbaum

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Ethan Greenbaum has exhibited at numerous galleries and institutions, including KANSAS, New York; Thierry Goldberg Gallery, New York; Derek Eller Gallery, New York; Marlborough Gallery, New York; Socrates Sculpture Park, LIC; Steve Turner Gallery, Los Angeles; Michael Jon Gallery, Miami; The Suburban, Chicago; and The Aldrich Museum, Connecticut. Greenbaum received a MFA in Painting from Yale School of Art and is a co-editor of the Highlights, an online arts journal.

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Jon Beinart

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Jon Beinart is best known for his notorious Toddlerpede sculptures. Jon also paints, draws, curates exhibitions and publishes books about contemporary artists who inspire him.

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Aki Inomata

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” In this piece I gave hermit crabs shelters that I had made for them, and if they liked my shelters, they will take them as their shell. The very first idea of the work was conceived on the occasion of the participation in the “No Man’s land” exhibition that has been held in the French Embassy in Japan in 2009. This work is inspired by the fact that the land of the former French Embassy in Japan had been French until October 2009, and become Japanese for the following fifty years, and then be returned to France.The same piece of land is peacefully transferred from one country to the other. These kinds of things take place without our being aware of it. On the other hand, similar events are not unrelated to us as individuals. For example, acquiring nationality, moving, and migration. The hermit crabs wearing the shelters I built for them, which imitate the architecture of various countries, appeared to be crossing various national borders. Though the body of the hermit crab is the same, according to the shell it is wearing, its appearance changes completely. It’s as if they were asking, “Who are you?”” – Aki Inomata

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Through Hollow Lands

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Installation by Etta Lilienthal and Ben Zamora, Through Hollow Lands.

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