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Rodrigo Cifuentes

Rodrigo Cifuentes <-- Born in Jalisco, Mexico in 1980 Grandson of The Spain Civil War refugees. He grows up with all kind of violent stories which will form his pictorical character. He studied in La Esmeralda ENPEG, Mexico City. p

Lee Hanyi

I used to read Archie comics a lot when I was younger. I bet Singapore-based designer Lee Hanyi does too. They're lots of fun!

Cupcake Porn

Often times, when I'm on my break at work, I look at cupcakes online and then I get hungry of course. The walk to the cafeteria is too far so I'll just post about it here. Hopefully you guys will read this and get hungry too. Lol. Link here.

Jason Thielke

' Jason Thielke's art focuses on urban landscapes and their inhabitants. A strong emotional connection to the built environment and its inevitable rise and fall provide the foundation for his work. Thielke's aesthetic encompasses both contemporary and traditional techniques much like modern architecture; his process of drawing, composing, and transferring images mirrors the planning, deconstruction and reconstruction phases of urban gentrification. The architectural style in his work is applied to his interpretation of the human form, which comfortably contrasts hard lines with soft features and mixed emotions. Thielke often parallels this theme with the resurgence of American figurative painting. Thielke earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at the Northern Illinois University School of Art and has held solo exhibitions in Denver, Portland and Seattle. '

Yuichi Higashionna

Check out the amazing fluorescent light sculptures of artist Yuichi Higashionna. To learn more, check out the interview here.

Scott Scheidly

This made me laugh. Read on.. " Ohio Born. At age four I attempted my first art project by devouring a 10 pack of crayons thus turning my diaper into a Jackson Pollack. At age six I was introduced to the sweet nectar of school paste. At around this same time period I began producing turkey drawings by tracing my hand. At age seven I lost my thumb in an unfortunate Big Wheel accident ending my successful "Hand Turkey Period". At age ten I ate more paste, however at age eleven I switched to water based paints & modeling clay. Between age twelve to sixteen I was in a daze from the paints I had eaten which I found out to be oil based. I did not produce much art during this time which we will call the "Your Sons Not Quit Right Period". At age seventeen I had kicked my habits and refined my skills and began to earn money with art for the first time by doing fellow students art projects for lunch money. At age twenty I apparently graduated from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh and moved to Florida unbeknownst to me. I still live in Florida where I enjoy floundering about and painting pretty pictures, and I still eat paste now and again just to remind myself of my roots and how I ended up like this. Some day I hope not to be famous. " - Scott Scheidly

Happy Sacks

p Now you can make the boring chore of taking out the rubbish more artistic! Brighten your day and bring a little happiness to your streets on collection day! Link here. p

Discussing the Divine Comedy with Dante

p p Discussing the Divine Comedy with Dante is a painting by Dai Dudu, Li Tiezi, and Zhang. You'll have to click the link to view the full size of this painting. Madness! p

Hug Your Sorrow

p Hug Your Sorrow tear dolls come in a variety of teardop shapes in aqua unbrushed fleece (to better absorb your tears). The embroidered tags provide lines to pen down one's sorrow before giving the doll a big hug of comfort. Click here for the link. p

Tenteri

tenteri 1 I'm fortunate enough today to have come across a bunch of photos that reminds me of one of the simple pleasures of life: exploring and being one with nature. It really goes to show how strong a picture or painting really can be. Looking at these photos, I want to throw my cell away, turn off the PC, walk for miles in the backwoods, and stop and realize the beauty in life again. Tenteri's photography reminds me to slow down a little which is very easy to forget these days. tenteri 1 tenteri 1