Orsi Horváth: A Surreal Perspective

Hungarian artist Orsi Horváth takes a surrealist approach to her art, with influences from popular culture. Her inspiration comes from Pop art,  rock bands, film noir  and science fiction, and from artists ranging from Caravaggio to Andy Warhol. (Above: Mum; Below: Army) “My biggest quest of course is to […]

Patrick Kyle: Wowee Zonk

Canadian illustrator and comic creator Patrick Kyle is well known internationally for his humorous characters lumbering through a parallel world ruled by nomadic Proto-punks. He is also a widely used contributor to major publications.  (Above: Future Punk, 2012) -From Earthen Heads exhibition at Mishka, New York City, Fall […]

Illustrating Leaves of Grass

Walt Whitman’s epic American poetry is the fulcrum for a photography exhibition at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts through the end of this year.  In 1941, influential photographer Edward Weston was invited to illustrate Whitman’s Leaves of Grass, inspiring Weston and his wife, Charis, on a cross-country […]

Myles Katherine: ‘Cold Shoulder’

I fell in love with this photograph tonight while browsing the wonderful website of Myles Katherine. “Cold Shoulder,” her ephemeral image from a trip to Scotland, is mesmerizing. The shot will appear in an exhibit opening May 4 at Black Box Gallery in Portland Oregon. Myles Katherine is […]

Daniel Mackie: Hands up Baby

Daniel Mackie is a well-known British artist whose work often features hands.  He put together this batch of hands-up illustrations on Behance, where you could browse endlessly among his exquisite work. Daniel Mackie’s website, here. He has a fascinating personal blog, here on WordPress He’s on Behance, here.

Carlos Vega Channels Latticed Lead

Carlos Vega uses large-scale lead plates, stamps, oil paint and collage in new works that reference the traditional latticed screens of his native Melilla, a Spanish city in North Africa.  His solo exhibition Tearing & Lifting is on now at Jack Shainman Gallery in New York.  (Above: Not […]