The vivid, refreshing photos of Sophie Ebrard

Born in the Alps, Sophie Ebrard is a London-based photographer that has a certain knack for bringing incredible life and a genuine quality into her work. Her portraits especially tend to have a beautiful honesty about them. She has captured everything from surfers, resort scenes, skaters, forests, to behind the scenes in the porn industry. See her work…

Glitches by Giacomo Carmagnola

Giacomo Carmagnola, a 23-year-old student from Treviso, Italy, has already began to make small waves in the art world after appearing in several big shows around the globe for his digitally created work. However, Giacomo never meant for this to happen. In fact he never even knew he wanted to be an artist, people just…

Portrait 360 by Gianluca Traina

About 10 years ago, Gianluca Traina was a recently graduated fashion student working with some of the best in Italy. However, after feeling disillusioned with the fashion industry, he left the field, returned home, and took a painting class at the Academy of Fine Arts in Palermo. Gianluca began to find a passion and surge…

Banksy’s latest work speaks out against poor aid to refugees in France

Calais, France, has become the most recent recipient of Banksy’s famed stenciled graffiti pieces. Banksy and his crew entered an area of the city known as “The Jungle”, an outskirt filled with makeshift tent shelters made by struggling migrants, and created several pieces of art and used parts of Banksy’s last show, “Dismaland”, to create…

Haunting works by Emir Sehanovic

Emir Sehanovic, native of Bosnia & Herzegovina, was first recognized as an active street artist in his local art scene under the alias, “Aorta”. Since then, he has become known internationally for his murals, installations, digital collages, gifs, and other works. Emir also helped found several artistic groups locally and internationally. In his work, especially his…

Omer Gal’s audacious embrace of the weird

From archaic-looking doodles, to bizarre performance art, to animations, to noise-emanating sculptures, to live music performances, to painted-on t-shirts of characters called “shitheads”, Omer Gal does just about anything and everything within his creative capabilities to continue to produce his unique art. He sees art as an opportunity for the mind to grow and expand…

Adam Friedman’s twist on perception

Many believe nature to be artistic perfection and balance and that one should always turn towards it for inspiration. However, some argue that our perception limits what nature is to us as we determine rules it must follow such as up and down, near and far. We continue to abstract things by making comparisons and…

Lucien Shapiro’s urban obsession

Lucien Shapiro uses found objects, trash, and raw materials to create ornate masks, armor, and weapons. His work exemplifies the relation between life and death and our legacy as a culture as it draws comparison between our waste and artifacts from ancient cultures. The comparison is fascinating! Check out a few of his pieces below….

Contemporary figure paintings by Martine Johanna

In 2008, Martine Johanna decided to turn all of her focus to painting after a successful career as a fashion designer. Her work shows off traditional figure painting skills in imaginary environments that convey the conceptual minds and thoughts of her fictional subjects. Her paintings, mostly of female figures, emanate an energy that causes one…

The expressive sculptures of Grzegorz Gwiazda

Grzegorz Gwiazda describes his work as that of a heretic. Constantly working against itself, constructing and disintegrating themselves at the same time, his pieces seem to hold a instantaneous moment permanently. After the sculpture process is finished, Grzegorz oftentimes paints his figures to further convey the desired message and emotion. Check out more of Grzegorz’…

Revok’s urban collages

For the last 25 years, Revok has been considered one of the most prolific graffiti writers in the world. However, in the late 2000’s he was arrested and incarcerated on three different occasions in three different countries. Aside from the traditional spray paint graffiti, Revok creates collages out of painted wood and other materials that…

Ellen Jewett’s surrealist animal sculptures

Ellen Jewett blends animals, nature, and sometimes man-made objects to create beautiful balance inspired by the natural world. Upon investigation of any one of her works one becomes aware of the incredible detail  in every aspect of the piece. The unique quality of every piece is a sum total of the small intricacies. See her…