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Dirk Bach

 photo 2LugeCalmeetVolupte138x26coloredpencilonpaper2009-600p_zps820d6f47.jpg  photo 5OuiTu26x382011-800p_zps088b6c8d.jpg  photo 8EdoAerodrome26x382011-600p_zpsf97ad00a.jpg Dirk Bach is an artist-scholar. His story-filled art has ranged from calligraphic abstractions, to cultural iconography, to brilliantly colored still lives, to personal visions cast against intricate patterns of grass, woven baskets, and oriental carpets. He has worked in almost every drawing and painting medium. He has been a professor of design and art history, an entertaining pianist, and an insatiable reader of books.  photo 4LugeCalmeetVolupte238x26coloredpencilonpaper2010-800p_zpsfe32d430.jpg  photo 4WatchDog26x382011-600p_zps87f20628.jpg

Ren-Hang

 photo 12974732433_e049e86b7b_b_zpsc7c19fdd.jpg  photo 8240627802_be382eb846_b_zps436213ba.jpg  photo 9533697510_e103f92929_b_zps74fdcdac.jpg Go check out the photographs of Ren-Hang and get inspired. Website here.  photo 11167247653_77cbfc41a6_b_zpsc38c7868.jpg  photo 8416446395_7504a60a1d_b_zps4c21ed8c.jpg

Gilles Barbier

 photo tumblr_n0um5afau21ro74x3o1_1280_zps46f130dd.jpg  photo tumblr_n0um5afau21ro74x3o3_r1_1280_zps5e84ea13.jpg Gilles Barbier is a visual artist who was born in 1965. Gilles Barbier has had several gallery and museum exhibitions, including at the Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington and at the Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois. Numerous works by the artist have been sold at auction, including 'SANS TITRE, (LES IMAGES BULLES)' sold at Artcurial Briest-Poulain-F. Tajan 'Contemporary Art « Scène 21.1 » ' in 2013 for $34,087.  photo tumblr_n0um5afau21ro74x3o2_r1_1280_zps7e3b3b65.jpg

J-Me Horizontal Shoe Rack

 photo 612GNUxDLL_SL1500__zpsac6fdf09.jpg  photo 81dyq9sTzrL_SL1500__zps663327de.jpg The Horizontal Shoe Rack offers a modern, stylish & convenient way of storing shoes. The Horizontal Shoe Rack gives the appearance that shoes are floating off of the floor! If storing all your shoes is becoming a problem, this stainless steel horizontal shoe rack is the perfect solution. Buy here.  photo 81bUNxYeRfL_SL1500__zpsa7d90990.jpg

Flavia Pitis

 photo 2012spontaneouseventsoflifeI40-50cm_zpsbfa3da87.jpg  photo reflectionofathoughtdet_zps1039773e.jpg Flavia Pitis’ art explores issues of identity and isolation. Her painting does not have the function to represent reality, but to make present what is missing in reality. Most times, Flavia Pitiș realizes this by isolating the subject and his confrontation with the loneliness of the chiaroscuro. Darkness introduces the immaterial, but sensitive forms of expecting something indefinable and outlines the aura of a mysterious presence. The universe of Flavia Pitiș’s actions unfolds in rooms without natural light. Painted by using the chiaroscuro technique, these works present actions that seem to be condemned by being made in the dark. In particular, this dark background creates the opportunity for the appearance of glows, flashes and reflexes. There is nothing else to help define space than the shadow cast by the human figure. (via Nasui Collection & Gallery)  photo spontaneouseventsoflifeIV201240x50cm_zps1b52d299.jpg

The Devil’s Pet Candle

 photo c6a2ed97407c4735a6ecdd8ee37b9568_zpseb742edc.jpg  photo bbbbe1fbbecbba3b7399b58cda27ca47_zpseb742edc.jpg  photo 2ec11e7dfc328e1c8bb5e8ffd46aa218_zps61667eb7.jpg Sweet little kittens are transformed in a fire. Crawling from the ashes come forth grinning metallic devils with sharp claws and fire blazing in their eyes. Each candle should have a burning time of approximately 20 hours. Link.  photo 2ec11e7dfc328e1c8bb5e8ffd46aa218_zps61667eb7.jpg  photo e9254c2bb90f6016d2407385cfa94f0f_zps4717a9c7.jpg  photo bd1c2f9a3513034a98cd6f38f58d07d3_zps091bd607.jpg

Potentialdust by Jeff Gerber

 photo tumblr_n1vnyq2Yq71tsii1eo1_1280_zpseada965d.jpg  photo tumblr_n1vll47fDB1tsii1eo1_1280_zpsae67369f.jpg  photo tumblr_n1vl73W8tH1tsii1eo1_1280_zps3935ed59.jpg  photo tumblr_n21px3tMt71tsii1eo1_1280_zpsaa1a31d5.jpg Thank you for existing, Jeff Gerber! For links, click here, here and here.  photo tumblr_n21pqa5bo41tsii1eo1_1280_zpsed6bd513.jpg  photo tumblr_n1v9rmtDfo1tsii1eo1_1280_zps5cf50096.jpg  photo tumblr_n21qhcM2lv1tsii1eo1_1280_zps28b7da6d.jpg

Natalia Arbelaez

 photo 5copy_zpsc344456f.jpg  photo Untitled-1_zps2e5fdcef.jpg Natalia Arbelaez is a 2nd generation Colombian immigrant, born and raised in Miami, FL. She received her B.F.A. from Florida International University. She is currently receiving her M.F.A. with a concentration in ceramics and sculpture from The Ohio State University. Arbelaez currently works in ceramic, sculpture, and fiber. She is a storyteller who explores themes of reproduction, sexual differentiation, feminism, spirituality, and nature, all while treating her subject matter with a sense of humor, pride, and divinity.  photo 9_zps38fd5010.jpg

Chris Stone

 photo FACES_003_zps4de78023.jpg  photo SKETCH_BOOK_004_zps97c95469.jpg Chris Stone is an artist practicing his craft through every means possible. From writing, painting, illustration and sculpture to filming, editing, and photography. Believing the idea that creativity should not be limited to a single expression. He has been commissioned by such companies and agencies as Nike, MTV, Starz, Kellogg's, Bacardi, Goat-Milk, Draft NYC, Ralph NYC, and others.  photo FACES_001_zps7f35f921.jpg

Joshua Suda

 photo Joshua-Suda_04_zpse87ca51e.jpg  photo neversleep_zps5b1c41c6.jpg " I paint pictures. I've been born with an innate requirement to create, and by circumstance paint is the vehicle I have chosen. At the easel there is meditation, maybe some insanity that takes place. Sometimes I praise it, sometimes it's my scapegoat. It's a yin and yang thing going on. Whatever it is, there is a drive to get the cerebral into the physical without the ultimate concept ever fully unveiled; and that is why I paint. I'm like a dog chasing a ball but the difference between the dog and I; is that I never catch the damn ball!!" - Joshua Suda  photo Eye3_zpsfd4ee371.jpg  photo eye_zps72226a10.jpg