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Paweł Althamer

 photo tumblr_n1ce3wYiKC1qbkx0lo6_500_zpsbca4284e.jpg  photo pawel-althamer-1345360163_b_zpsc7979a54.jpg Paweł Althamer (born 1967) is a contemporary Polish sculptor, collaborative artist and creator of installations and video art. In 2000 he participated in Manifesta 3 in Ljubljana, Slovenia. He won the Vincent Award in 2004. In 2007, he presented the exhibition One of many with the Nicola Trussardi Foundation.  photo 12546189313_50f0648066_o_zpsc79d97f5.jpg

Arthur Knight Boiled Egg Cup Holder

 photo Untitled-1_zps951b4518.jpg  photo arthur-boiled-egg-cup-holder-with-eating-spoon-knight-in-shining-armour_o_zpsbb1eec68.jpg Too cute: Arthur boiled egg cup and knight of the round table along with eating spoon. Your egg in shining armour. Click here to buy.  photo 0009185_PE776-1_zps85b500c0.jpeg

Yu Cheng Hong

 photo Yu-Cheng-Hong-Character-Design-Manga-22-550x962_zpsbc552a45.jpg  photo Yu-ChengnbspHong29_zpsdc956044.jpg  photo Yu-ChengnbspHong-7_zps9758a319.jpg Yu Cheng Hong is a professional illustrator and concept artist. While working as a concept artist in the game industry and also as an illustrator for games. Yu Cheng has created character designs, illustrations, posters, creature designs and environment designs.  photo hong-yu-cheng-15-poseidon-550x768_zps3f15277b.jpg  photo hong-yu-cheng-10-sliger_zpscc7604a5.jpg

Cliff Briggie

 photo 8713334432_09627d9bbb_b_zpsfbec051a.jpg  photo 8605347325_4a89be63bf_b_zpsfafb90a7.jpg " I make photographic images by opening heart and mind to their naturally wakeful state—a vivid, raw, intimate experience—like licking honey from a razor blade and not backing away. Choice of subject is guided by what flickr colleague Brad Wise calls the hidden energies within ordinary objects. This has helped me to take myself less seriously, accept that everything changes--and eventually ends--and realize that extraordinary and ordinary both manifest from the same essential energy. The viewer brings his own openness and life to his collision with art and artist, and finds resonance, annoyance, recognition, excitement, or boredom. Or, as my young friends say, It is what it is and It's all good. I have been inspired by a line from Rilke's poem THE WAY IN: Whoever you are, some evening take a step out of your house, which you know so well, enormous space is near........ Rilke wants us to see that infinite space is right in the midst of our ordinary, day-to-day life. Step out, he says. See the extraordinary in the ordinary! Then, familiarity gives way to shock and awe as we come eye to eye with life's inconceivable spaciousness and vastness--existing alongside the world we know so well--reveals itself. We may become confused in that moment, as well, and ask: is this nonsense, clear seeing, fantasy, or the true nature of reality? Often asked about my water and ice images Is it real or is it Photoshop? the answer, almost always, is This is how it really is. A photograph captures a MOMENT--too brief to see. Within the moment is a FLASH--color, form, or movement--always different, always extraordinary. A photograph FREEZES the moment. Ice, light, and water move, morph, flash, and change. Little pieces of paint take on a life of their own, suddenly exploding, colors streaming everywhere--CLICK--and then, they are gone forever. It is at once so breathtaking, heartbreaking, and compelling that I have missed more than a shot or two. " - Cliff Briggie  photo 8723251636_59b72ed185_b_zpsf04b5f46.jpg

West Bend Egg and Muffin Toaster

 photo west-bend-2-slice-egg-and-muffin-toaster_1_zps5ec23bd6.jpg  photo west-bend-2-slice-egg-and-muffin-toaster_4_zpsc04c1ca5.jpg An all-inclusive breakfast sandwich maker. It can toast two slices of bread, cook eggs and heat pre-cooked meat. Click here to buy.  photo west-bend-2-slice-egg-and-muffin-toaster_3_zpsf89807ce.jpg  photo west-bend-2-slice-egg-and-muffin-toaster_2_zpsbe5b0d85.jpg

Enclose by Bea Camacho

 photo Bea-Camacho-Enclose-video-still-02-45-300dpi1_zps5f14e5ef.jpg  photo Bea-Camacho-Enclose-video-still-04-45-300dpi1_zpsc63fa8c2.jpg  photo Bea-Camacho-Enclose-video-still-10-40-300dpi1_zps666cbb14.jpg  photo Bea-Camacho-Enclose-video-still-11-15-300dpi1_zps5c359a1d.jpg This video work deals with ideas of isolation, security, shelter and of shaping one’s own environment. The video documents an eleven-hour performance during which I crocheted myself into a cocoon using red yarn. I crocheted continuously without breaks and the video shows the entire performance in real-time. Link here.  photo Bea-Camacho-Enclose-video-still-11-20-300dpi1_zps213b93b8.jpg  photo Bea-Camacho-Enclose-video-still-11-41-300dpi1_zpsaeca2d08.jpg

Freya Jobbins

 photo artists-collection-2_zps4006d9b4.jpg  photo DSC_1422-wkg-SMLR-4email_zps59c19e2a.jpg  photo DSC_1428-wkg-SMLR-4email_zpsfd96b8d9.jpg " I was born in Johannesburg, South Africa to German parents. Later immigrating to Australia as a 9 year old growing up and educated in South West Sydney. After having a very interesting first career, my career path took me back into the arts. I am very happy now in the solitude of my arts practice in my secluded studio. After completing a Diploma in Fine Arts from South West Sydney Institute of TAFE, majoring in printmaking but loving sculpture as well. With further studies in Printmaking at NAS and Wollongong TAFE, I work between my plastic toy sculptures and my printmaking. The plastic toy assemblages, disturbing to some, I see as my humorous side and my printmaking is what I consider more my voice........." - Freya Jobbins  photo artists-collection-3_zps40ddcf1b.jpg  photo DSC_1393-wkg-SMLR-4email_zps4fafbfaa.jpg

Jon Jacobsen

 photo 61995ff4f0a38135d9d0edd4f6fd4680_zps0e363b4b.jpg  photo 22d3f3c4f178fb73f3cb1237d2a264b6_zps2e1bb8ea.jpg  photo 838bc2c9a7d0cfe4ec1bf26b720a26b5_zps33653f4b.jpg " I am a self-taught photographer from Quintero, with a degree in graphic design and multimedia communication , currently living in Santiago de Chile. I started creating conceptual images nine years ago. My work contains graphic, narrative images utilizing symbolism and the surreal, and continues to evolve through fashion editorials and fine art photography. I work as a freelance photographer, mainly doing Fine Art images, fashion editorials, portraits and collaborating with other talents, always with the desire of experimenting and pushing boundaries. " - Jon Jacobsen  photo c969a54c6cfdd95e696dc14b46dfcdac_zps1b3597ec.jpg  photo 460e74cdbb9d688cc80e1d140d14a217_zps9045fdb5.jpg

Marie-Lou Desmeules

 photo 3240827951313b3a573ad78c96e07277_zpsde721c6e.jpg  photo dc041e5a7260a7c4dc3b8501b2018e42_zps59d5584b.jpg Marie-Lou Desmeules, French-Canadian artist & performer, moved to Berlin at the age of 21 to start her career as a painter. She promptly felt restrained by that sole medium & began experimenting different techniques and mediums. This resulted in her “Painting Surgeries”: a mix of performance, painting, sculpture and photography. Marie-Lou works directly on her models. She covers them under acrylic paint, clothes, plastic, paper & hair to create sculptures out of them. The final artworks are photographs of the living sculptures.  photo 5568626efbed5ed7a8880319a372d3e3_zps24ca58bf.jpg  photo 2af1cb9a2495b631373e9e9a5709cb32_zps0b876d58.jpg  photo c7d559625160c908cb2f162502bed6bc_zpsd883c0bc.jpg

Nicolas Nadeau

 photo week-5_zpsa8015c77.jpg  photo antimodern_zps6ffb4526.jpg Today’s discovery is the multicolored landscape world of Austin, TX based artist Nicolas Nadeau. Click here to view more.  photo antibodies600-600x753_zpsaf761539.jpg