Jitagarn Kaewtinkoy

p p 3675899778_542791c223_b1 ' Jitagarn Kaewtinkoy was born in 1979. He completed his art education in Supanburi and at the Rajamangala Institute. Jitagarn is a young and contemplative individual who is observant of his surroundings and likes to depict people's characters in his work. He often executes his paintings in a cartoon like manner with bright colours and a fair share of irony. Jitagarn has participated in several art exhibitions in Thailand and also won prizes in local art contests. ' (via Thabivu Gallery) p p

Ciah Ciah

p p Urban artist extraordinaire Ciah Ciah from Poland created these customized designs on popular vinyl toys such as Mad'l's. As a result, I want these for my collections soooo badly. p

Oleg Dersky

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Oleg Dersky is a photographer based in Kiev, Ukraine. More photos here.


Yue Minjun

yue1 p p " Beijing-based Yue Minjun is one of the most important artists of the Chinese avant garde movement, Cynical Realism. Minjun’s work is characterized by a signature laughing figure which serves as a portrait of the artist. Upon greater inspection the smiling faces contain fear, animosity, and a sense of discomfort that is a product of facing reality in contemporary times." yue1 p

Yang Zhenzhong

p Yang Zhenzhong (previously-blogged) <-- lives and works in Shanghai. His playful videos, installations and photographs are informed by the desire to challenge normative notions and fixed formats of social behaviour. His work has been shown at major international exhibitions, biennales and triennials in amongst others Rotterdam and London. (via V2) p p

Dan O’Toole

dan1 dan1 "The Sydney born Painter Daniel O' Toole also known as ears has been slowly but steadily creeping into the peripheral vision of the public, and recently has opened a gallery with Artists Max Berry and Jamie Nimmo called 'Oh Really'. With a Background in graffiti and interest in fine art, Daniel served time at National Art School and has been exhibiting regularly since 2006." dan1 dan1

Eko Nugroho

p p The New Flower Generation (above) and Improving Oneself (below) are installations by Indonesian artist Eko Nugroho (via Pekin Fine Arts) p p

Sweet Station in Long Beach!

p p p Photos sent by Andrea Rondina who ' ventured off to Long Beach, LA's famous harbor city and home of Snoop Dogg. ' Thank you Dre and friends!! p p

Rich Color Crayon

p p " Rich deep colors aren't achieved by applying solid color, but by blending a range of colors in your shadows and highlights. Add a bit of purple to your blues or yellow and orange to your browns to achieve richer, deeper pallets of color in your work. Even kids can create amazing works of art with the help of Rich Color Crayons. Each crayon has speckles of other colors to enhance each stroke with beautiful vibrant colors. " crayon3

Estelle Hanania

p These photos belong to French photographer Estelle Hanania. When I look at these, I feel like there is a sort of serious freshness to them. Is it just me, or...? Check out the rest here. p