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House in the Netherlands by Rocha Tombal Architecten

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A project by Rocha Tombal Architecten , this house seems to be the product of “sculpting” aside from being of an architectural value. The exterior design looks almost surreal with its windows “coming out” of the actual building. The unexpected architecture is also reflected in the original interior design. Rooms are given an unusual touch, walls don’t end where you would expect them to, which is why furniture had to be “adapted”. Due to the fact that the house is surrounded by a vast green space, almost every room has a beautiful view of the so called “garden”. Link here.

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Michael Zavros

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Michael Zavros was born in 1974. He graduated from Queensland College of Art with a Bachelor of Visual Arts in 1996 where he has subsequently worked as a sessional lecturer in painting and printmaking. Since graduating he has taken part in numerous group exhibitions including Primavera 2000 at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Sebastian: Contemporary Realist Painting, Quiet Collision: Current Practice/Australian Style, Associazione ViaFarini, Milan, Italy 2003 and New Nature at Govett Brewster Gallery, New Zealand in 2007. Solo exhibitions include Everything I wanted, for which he was awarded an Arts Queensland Development Grant, at the Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane in 2003/2004 and Egoiste at Wollongong Regional Gallery in 2007.

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Decorated Sugar Skulls

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‘ Boiled sugar that is molded in clay skull molds are the norm but the few that decorate in fine detail take center stage. Sugar skulls are to be kept as folk art – not to be eaten. ‘ Link to: Decorated Sugar Skulls

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Herakut

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Beautiful works by Herakut, two graffiti artists from Frankfurt and Erfurt, Germany – Jasmin (Hera) and Falk (Akut). Love them.

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Alexis Rockman

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Alexis Rockman is a native of New York City. Born in 1962, he grew up in and around The Museum of Natural History. He is a graduate of the School of Visual Arts. His work has been exhibited internationally in numerous solo and group exhibitions, and is in the permanent collections of several prominent institutions, including Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Brooklyn Museum, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and Baltimore Museum of Art. ‘

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Sam Taylor-Wood

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Sam Taylor-Wood (born 4 March 1967) is an English conceptual artist. She has been identified as a member of the Young British Artists movement. Her work includes photography and cinema. More photos and info here.

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Aidas Bareikis

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Born 1967 in Vilnius, Lithuania – Aidas Bareikis holds an MFA from Hunter College. He is the recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship and a Soros Foundation Grant. Bareikis’ work has been selected the first Athens Biennial opening in September ’07. In addition, he has had solo exhibitions at Grand Arts in Kansas City, MO, The Kunsthalle Wien, Zacheta Center for Contemporary Art, Warsa (via)

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Mihai Criste

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Have a look at the surreal paintings of Romanian artist Mihai Criste who is fascinated by abstration, mystery and illusion. (via Olesya Zwintershtein)

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Mark Jenkins

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New installations by artist Mark Jenkins (previously-blogged). So great!

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Ferris Plock

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Ferris Plock is an artist living and working in the city of San Francisco. His work is primarily character-based imagery that incorporates his passion for storytelling. Surrealist and seemingly innocent, Ferris’ work doesn’t subscribe to any particular genre. Based on sketches, his artwork more often than not incorporates animals or monsters in everyday human conditions- going to work, dodging splashes from cars, walking their pets, or some other scenario involving his amazing creatures.

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