Russian-born Mikhail Gubin’s sculptural works are united by the recycled materials he uses. The New York-based artist finds his city a treasure trove of material — furniture parts, construction material, toys, bike parts and wood.
This LGBTQ documentary delves into the life and past of Lyle XOX, the Canadian artist who has become an international sensation by using his face as a canvas. He was featured here on The Art Junkie earlier this summer.
Dominique Fortin maintains her dream-like style in recent works at Thompson Landry in Toronto. (Fortin’s works reflecting childhood themes were featured previously on The Art Junkie, here)
Sarah Carlson is a painter, video and installation artist who recently completed her MFA at OCAD University. These are from her Gardens and Grottoes series, some of them on exhibition in a group show at Red Head Gallery this weekend.
Mixed media artist Fabio Corruzi was featured twice on The Art Junkie before (here) but there’s always something new to see in his colourful portfolio. He is now adding “poetry boxes” to the images on his site, as in the following two works.
From the Art Junkie Archives: Pyrography artist Scott Marr collects natural materials – sap, flowers, bark, leaves – from the Australian bush near his home to create these stunning images, burned onto paper or wood with specially designed tools.