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Oliver Jeffers

 photo without-a-doubt-pt1_zpsfaa4efe1.jpg  photo without-a-doubt-pt2_zpsf7e098d3.jpg Oliver Jeffers makes art. From figurative painting and installation to illustration and picture-book making, Jeffers work takes many forms. His distinctive paintings have been exhibited in multiple cities, including the National Portrait Gallery in London, the Brooklyn Museum, Lazarides Gallery and Gestalten Space, Berlin.  photo without-a-doubt-pt3_zpsb518b560.jpg

Creature Cups

 photo il_570xN298706360_zps0726c034.jpg  photo il_570xN427434773_3zpt_zpse6a05d21.jpg  photo il_570xN313408570_zps70e08aa1.jpg Handmade ceramic cups by Yumi-Yumi, a Brooklyn based group of designers and coffee drinkers. 'As you drink the Creatures will emerge. Cups are handmade, dishwasher safe, microwavable, and hold 11 oz.' Buy here.  photo il_570xN427434348_syay_zps430b111e.jpg  photo il_570xN316798061_zps13c8530c.jpg

Daniele Buetti

 photo auf_allen_knien_14_01_zps890765c3.jpg  photo auf_allen_knien_12_01_zps24bcb780.jpg  photo auf_allen_knien_09_01_zps8894d687.jpg Daniele Buetti <-- Born in 1955 in Fribourg, Switzerland, Live in Zurich.  photo auf_allen_knien_13_01_zps4a5075d4.jpg  photo auf_allen_knien_05_01_zpsecea39df.jpg  photo auf_allen_knien_03_01_zpsfc11d169.jpg

Pol & Sakiroo Choi

 photo a9f5018553cd8e8301886b46e46aa4ef_zps6f2af2be.jpg  photo b629180ac22ea16e139248458f70d604_zps79ac04ad.jpg Check out this collaboration between artists Sakiroo Choi and Jean Paul Egred. Click here to view more.  photo 3480b0c84432f6f6454af18b23def813_zps7a790531.jpg  photo 6fa257090d67086e7fa57460ffe12ee9_zps334e9a45.jpg

Martin Parr

 photo LON12591_zpsdb77299f.jpg  photo LON63375_zpsfdc1ab82.jpg  photo LON4841_zps75d6edb5.jpg Born in 1952 in Epsom, Surrey (England), Martin Parr was graduated from photography at Manchester Polytechnic in 1973. In 1994, he became a full member of Magnum Photographic Corporation and was guest artistic director for Rencontres d’Arles in 2004 and for New York Photo Festival in 2008. A photographer, a filmmaker and a collector of miscellaneous objects, Martin Parr has developed an international reputation for his innovative imagery, his oblique approach to social documentary, and his input to photographic culture within the UK and abroad. He was awarded the Erich Salomon Prize for photojournalism in 2006 and wins the Baumier Mercier award at PhotoEspana in 2008 in recognition of his professional career and contributions to contemporary photography.  photo LON130301-1_zps402c4874.jpg  photo LON62271_zps0cb47749.jpg

Sun Yuan and Peng Yu

 photo tumblr_mvlgt4JTkO1rqyhfho1_1280_zpsf3734517.png  photo tumblr_mvlgt4JTkO1rqyhfho3_1280_zpsd850c004.png  photo tumblr_mvlgt4JTkO1rqyhfho2_1280_zpsaddb4e66.png Sun Yuan and Peng Yu are artists living and working collaboratively in Beijing ever since the late 90's. Sun was born in Beijing and Peng in Heilongjiang. Sun and Peng are contemporary conceptual artists whose work has a reputation for being confrontational – they have previously used live animals in their installations.  photo tumblr_mvlgt4JTkO1rqyhfho4_1280_zpsf68d66aa.png  photo 1_zps63f0f561.jpg

Caro Niederer

 photo niede40437_m_zps1b7251f9.jpg  photo niede40435lr-JEfm7g_zpsc966b5a8.jpg  photo niede39772_m_zpsa71b2f9b.jpg Caro Niederer (born in Zürich 1963) is a contemporary artists who lives and works in Zürich. Niederer works in a variety of media. Her work encompasses techniques such as painting, photography, video as well as silk tapestries. Niederer is, along with Pipilotti Rist and Sylvie Fleury, one of the most popular contemporary female Swiss artists. Human day-to-day situations from her private life and her immediate environment are the source for most of Niederer's works. These personal snapshots are then re-worked in paintings or form the template for huge hand knotted silk carpets, which the artist gets produced in China. The transformation of an image through its replication in another media is a core theme of Niederer's work. In a ongoing photo series called Interieurs Niederer photographs her sold works in situ in their new owners' homes and offices.  photo niede42874lr-5xdUU1_zps1c01fd4b.jpg  photo niede42299_mlr-aHURL6_zpse09f03ed.jpg

Mona Hatoum

 photo moh-08-sc-095_view_1_zps986645f0.jpg  photo moh-08-sc-095_detail_1_zps6a8a587a.jpg Mona Hatoum was born into a Palestinian family in Beirut and has lived and worked in London since 1975. Her sculpture, video, drawings and installations have been widely exhibited throughout the world. Since 1994, there have been more than twenty solo museum and institutional exhibitions of her work, the largest and most comprehensive of which was a survey initiated by the Hamburger Kunsthalle that also traveled to Kunstmuseum Bonn, Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall, and the Sydney Museum of Contemporary Art (2004 - 05). Hatoum was Artist-in-Residence on the DAAD program (Berliner Künstlerprogramm, Deutscher Akademischer Austrauschdienst) in 2003-2004 and has since divided her time between Berlin and London. In 2011 she had solo exhibitions at Alexander and Bonin, New York and White Cube, Mason’s Yard, London. Recently, Hatoum had solo exhibitions at the Goetz Collection, Munich and Arter, Istanbul. (via Alexander and Bonin)  photo adaa_2013_2_cc_zps28aa543c.jpg

Dylan Shields

 photo gravity_Center__resize_3000_0_M__crop_3000_0__801_zps4d22c672.jpg  photo gravity_Center__resize_3000_0_M__crop_3000_0__80_zpse9cf029c.jpg  photo gravity_Center__resize_3000_0_M__crop_3000_0__804_zps08026c36.jpg  photo gravity_Center__resize_3000_0_M__crop_3000_0__805_zpsadbf8f50.jpg Dylan Shields was born in Brighton UK. He traveled extensively, working, absorbing other people and cultures, before returning to the UK to study Fine Art at Northumbria University in Newcastle. Whilst at University he was invited to enter, and consequently won the competition to design the Dutch 2 Euro Erasmus Commemorative coin, 2011. Dylan now lives and works in London. Dylan is an artist predominantly focused on sculpture, investigating the relationship between traditional, narrative painting and contemporary materials. He explores the relationship between art history and its context in modern society, highlighting the forgotten narratives of old masters. He uses re-cycled cardboard and parcel tape to produce work that is at once familiar but dramatized by its original use of form and perspective.  photo gravity_Center__resize_3000_0_M__crop_3000_0__80_zps56200877.jpg  photo gravity_Center__resize_3000_0_M__crop_3000_0__803_zps48396913.jpg

Inhyuk Jo

 photo ce774b77d774ec417ad0ef24c995b831_zpsdea16ffb.jpg  photo 856977e66e9ec1ab8a3b760059cd85ca_zps1e08f2d2.jpg  photo be88c15437c5ffa13836a2ffa9c19783_zps59450a8a.jpg Inhyuk Jo is a talented illustrator/graphic designer based in Seoul, Korea.  photo 564316_382700161803712_849211167_n_zps93774b99.jpg  photo 534783_314484321958630_1183686615_n_zpsf07f18b7.jpg