Alejandro Monge

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Alejandro Monge‘s (Zaragoza, 1988) work has been exhibited in numerous group exhibitions: in IAACC Pablo Serrano Museum in Zaragoza, at the Center House Madrid’s Retiro Cows or Miguel Bers in Cologne (Germany). In late 2012 he opened his first solo exhibition in Zaragoza and was the winner of the tenth edition of the Biennale of Painting Prize ‘Government Delegation in Aragon’ with his work ‘Old school new generation’.

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Walking Dead Serve Bowl Stand

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Startling skeletons carry a serve bowl that can hold food or refreshments. This is so awesome! Click here to buy.

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Martin Eder

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Martin Eder (born August 31, 1968 in Augsburg) is a German artist. Martin Eder paints representative Idylls in oil. Recurring motifs are often house pets such as cats, rabbits, poodles or birds, as well as lasciviously semi-clad women’s or girls’ bodies (Lolita motifs). These naive-kitschy views often conceal details which can irritate the viewers and are intended to lead them to further reflection. The paintings avail themselves of the motifs of postmodern trash, the erotic and Surrealism. They show a contrast between realistically beautiful motifs and their bombastic, surreal antithesis. Martin Eder’s works had been primarily embraced outside of Germany, where he has had numerous successful exhibitions, before receiving widespread notice in his native land. Today Martin Eder is counted among the most important German contemporary artists.

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Dominik Smialowski

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Really digging this gorgeous photographic series ‘The Pilot’s Melancholy’ by Polish photographer Dominik Smialowski.

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Savannah Coasters

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‘Create beautiful scenery on your dining table with these coasters each featuring an animal. Use them individually or place one on another to create a full scene around a glass.’ Link here.

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Hernan Bas

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Detroit-based artist Hernan Bas (b. 1978, Miami, Florida) explores the codes of dandyism and its subculture as a means to define sexual attraction. His paintings are tinged with nihilist romanticism, born of literary intrigue and a passion for historical painting. Intricate, frail, and sensuously delightful, Bas’s paintings personify epic romance embracing both the decadence and nastiness of pleasure. His works have been exhibited in numerous solo and group exhibitions, among them the 2012 retrospective at the Kunstverein Hannover, Germany; the 2007 retrospective at the Rubell Family Collection, Miami, which presented a decade of the artist’s work and traveled to the Brooklyn Museum of Art in February 2008; and his inclusion in the Nordic Pavilion at the 53rd Venice Biennale, curated by Elmgreen & Dragset. The artist has been included in recent group exhibitions including Contemporary Magic: A Tarot Deck Art Project at the Andy Warhol Museum, and The Cry at the Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Castilla y Leon (MUSAC). In March 2012, Bas had his second solo exhibition at Lehmann Maupin. The artist lives and works in Detroit, Michigan.

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Morgan Herrin

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” The evidence of my labor gives value to the material, which is otherwise cheap and disposable. Recycled, construction-grade lumber reflects our society’s preference for cheap, fast, and impermanent. My sculptures are hand-carved, a process that takes hundreds of work-hours and utilizes hand tools that have been almost completely phased out by modern machines. These two aspects combine to create a dialogue about time and the contrast between the past and the present. I immerse myself in the subject matter of my work. Often, several very different forms combine to create one physical object. My process is ultimately a result of the combination of my fascination with figurative sculpture of the past and obsessive research into a subject. I reference the passage of time and its effect on art in terms of both physical change and change in viewer perception. ” – Morgan Herrin

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Peter Stichbury

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Peter Stichbury’s ‘portraits of wide-eyed, flawlessly polished, and sharply dressed figures are both captivating and uncanny. Stichbury employs a cool color palette—icy grey for the eyes, mannequin-cream for the skin—expelling all traces of human warmth or internal, emotional activity.’

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Kenneth Steinbach

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Kenneth Steinbach is an artist who uses a variety of media and approaches, but works principally in sculpture. Recent exhibits include The New Forests of Thoreau’s America at the College of Visual Arts in St. Paul, and Still There at the Gallery at Fox Tax in Minneapolis. He has shown throughout the United States, including exhibits at the Phillip Slein Gallery in St. Louis, and Koplin Del Rio Gallery in Los Angeles, and Circa Gallery in Minneapolis who has represented his work for the past seven years.’ (via Local Artist Interviews)

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Cristina Penescu

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Cristina Penescu was born in Bucharest, Romania, 1988. Her family relocated to California when Cristina was a year old. Since early childhood, her passion for art and nature was very apparent. As a child she loved to collect books about animals and spend her time outside in nature. Cristina has experimented with a variety of mediums and styles and recently has made the transition to realistic wildlife art, which she feels has always been her true calling in life. She enjoys painting a wide variety of wildlife subjects, however wild canids, especially wolves, hold a special place in her heart and have been a recurring theme in her art since childhood. Cristina is has had no formal training and is a self-educated artist. She has experience working in a variety of mediums, however she prefers acrylic and scratchboard. Her artwork is very detail oriented and she aims to bring the viewer an up close, intimate look at nature. She hopes to inspire the world through her depictions of the natural beauty around us. Cristina is currently at the beginning of her career as a wildlife fine artist but has already begun to carve a niche for herself in the field. She recently was accepted as a Signature Member of the world-renowned Society of Animal Artists. Cristina is also a member of Artists for Conservation and the Marwell International Wildlife Art Society.

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