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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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Gary Garay

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Gary Garay <-- Born in 1977; Graduated at Art Center College of Design, Pasadena; Lives in Los Angeles, California.

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Anne Faith Nicholls

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Anne Faith Nicholls is an acclaimed freelance artist and illustrator. Her one-of-a-kind paintings have been displayed in galleries and collections around the world and have earned high praise from art critics, collectors and publications alike. Not only has she made a name for herself as a prolific painter, but Anne has also amassed an impressive portfolio of clients including VISA, VANS, and KEDS, with her unique artistic contributions to a variety of projects as a freelance artist.

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