Jeff Friesen may be an award-winning fine art photographer, but he also has a 7-year-old girl, and a small playful side. For his series 50 States of Lego , he represents funnily every state of the United States through a unique aspect of its culture, its geography or its history, by staging figurines very precisely, as in a real mini photo studio.
Philosophy – new independent contemporary art / photography / fashion magazine – introduced their first print edition. For the debut issue of Philosophy Magazine ‘s print edition chief editor Eszter Boldov and his team worked with photographers Arnold Daniel , Orsolya Luca , and Stella Berkofsky , fine artist Chiharu Shiota and models Willy Morsch and Jeanne Quisenberry among others.
Gan Chin Lee is a Malaysian painter who renders his subjects in a photo-journalistic style around the public marketplace.
In a world where the art of Linguistics is drastically taking a turn, Shawn Huckins merges our present day internet colloquialisms with classical portraits of the 19th and 18th century.
Peter Martensen is a fine art painter residing and working out of Hellerup, Copenhagen. The artist is a graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts in Odense, Denmark who creates paintings in bleak and atmospheric moods set in a beautifully surreal, dream-like state.
Ben Young has been hand crafting his works for ten years. A self taught glass artist, he draws inspiration from his home, Waihi Beach, New Zealand. Now living in Sydney Australia he still draws from his background to create his brilliant hand crafted glass sculptures.
Marlo Pascual is a fine artist that deconstructs and reconstructs vintage photographs by giving them new life and turning them into contemporary installations.
Charles Avery has devoted his practice to the description of a fictional Island which he continues to elaborate with its own population, customs and cosmology, nature and architecture, expressed in the form of large-scale drawings, sculptures, installations, texts and moving images.
“Sometimes my work also has literal connections to archeology, or rather to history. In A Place Where My Thoughts Are Frozen Together, I set out to attach a human femur to a coffee cup.
Originally hailing from Nagoya, Japan, Takeshi Haguri creates detailed wooden sculptures of traditional figures from Japanese art and culture covered in intricate tattoos. I’m tickled pink (I actually have no idea what that phrase means to be honest) to be back, but as Ricky Ricardo said, all of us in the EK fam-bams “have a lot of ‘splaining to do” for being MIA for so long. tokinowasuremono.com/e/artist-d00-hoka/175T_HAGURI.html
Birgit R. Deubner is a London based multidisciplinary artist who focuses on the body, choreography and societal issues. Projects which she mainly inhabits between photography and painting explores researched and responded concerns of identity, body, renaissance painting, and the relationship between the practice of inquisition and contemporary cross-cultural relationships.5
And after the smoke clears…we are pleased as punch to announce our very first art show as a smashing success! Friday, June 6th at the one and only 111 Minna Gallery was a night full of drinks, fun, amazing people, and most importantly, amazing art! EK would like to thank every single person that supported us, and all the artists both in the show and who came to the show (we hope to be working with all of you soon enough). After such a lovely night, we realize how intoxicating it is to have a hand in helping to promote and sell the works of artists that deserve the widest audience possible. We will be making some great new announcements in the future, so stay tuned! If you’re in the Bay Area, we hope you get a chance to check out the best group show in the city before it’s gone.m
Paul Kaptein is an artist based out of Perth, Australia who creates wooden sculptures of the trippy kind…the one kind that I love.m
Hannah Yata was previously featured back in November 2013 , and just like it happened the first time when I came across her work, I almost swallowed my own tongue…again.m
“This is Not Art . It’s not deeply meaningful or vaguely philosophical. It’s not calculated or exact.h