Tracey Emin’s candid contemporary art

London based artist Tracey Emin reveals honest moments ranging from utter humiliation to her inner-most hopes through a range of mediums including painting, drawing, video, installation, photography, needlework and sculpture. Tracey’s work has an often sexually provocative attitude that firmly locates her collective body of artwork within the feminist tradition of being untraditional. She reaffirms this in her…

Jean-Francois Rauzier’s utopian manipulations

French artist Jean-Francois Rauzier invented and takes advantage of an interesting and intricate time-consuming process to produce his pieces. Despite their initial appearance of a detailed painting or drawing, each one of these pieces is a photograph of a sort. Or rather a collection of between 700 and 3,000+ photos, all captured, flattened, and stitched…

Beautiful, moody photography by Greg Ponthus

Greg Ponthus is a French photographer originally form Lyon who is now based in Brussels, Belgium. His contemporary style plays with lighting and color contrast to divide the pieces and create beautiful focal points. When photographing his human subjects he focuses on the delicate issue of creating a mood that permeates through the image and…

Paintings and poetic quotes from Norberto Roldan

Contemporary artist Norberto Roldan has brought to light a rather revolutionary way of portraying a theme and giving his black and white paintings interesting context. Each painting from this series is divided with one side holding an image and the other containing a stimulating text quote, some of which seem to have very little to…

Contemporary polaroid art by Ellen Carey

Ellen Carey is an artist with a plethora of work (I have never spent so much time going through an artist’s website finding the images I wanted to feature) as she creates many pieces for each experimental process that she develops. She really is an example to any artist trying to find their niche in…

Toshiaki Suenaga’s colorful history of the earth

Japanese painter Toshiaki Suenaga studied art in both Japan and Germany and currently works and teaches in Japan. Suenaga uses several techniques to create his beautiful and bright colors like natural mineral pigments (he uses crushed raw minerals and mixes them to get his colors), metallic foil, and acrylic paint. His paintings portray our world…

Takashi Onishi’s paintings of clashing eras

Japanese artist Takashi Onishi was born in Osaka, Japan in 1978. He currently paints and teaches painting in his hometown. His work has been shown in several shows in Asia and will be displayed at Art Stage Singapore 2016 but not much information is available about the artist or his work. At first glance, Onishi’s artwork…

Nunzio Paci’s portrayal of the relationship between man and nature

Nunzio Paci is an artist who lives and works in Italy. His paintings merge anatomical images of mankind and organic pieces of nature like spreading trees and creeping fungi. Paci states about his own art, “My whole work deals with the relationship between man and Nature, in particular with animals and plants. The focus of my observation…

Argentinian Seba Kurtis’ politically-charged photographs

Photographer Seba Kurtis creates his series of beautiful photographs based on the issues that he finds surrounding him and in his personal life. When put into context, his sometimes minimalistic photos hold a light to real-world problems such as immigration and corrupt governments. Kurtis allows the viewer the freedom to explore and interpret his artwork…

Sweet Toof’s gums and teeth in streets and galleries

Sweet Toof is the pseudonymous name of the prolific United Kingdom street artist. He has worked extensively as a solo artist as well as a collaborative artist teaming up with other street artists like Cyclops, Tek 33, and Rowdy. Despite gaining popularity as a graffiti artist, Sweet Toof is equally disciplined in traditional painting and printmaking….

Troy Emery’s rainbow animals

The most amazing thing about the art world is that while exploring it you constantly face a good chance at being completely surprised by what you discover. Troy Emery’s trippy yarn and pompom animals from a rainbow world do just that. The artist currently resides and creates his object-based sculptures in Melbourne, Australia. He uses…

Etsuko Ichikawa’s drawings made by molten glass

Etsuko Ichikawa is an artist born in Tokyo who currently resides in Seattle. She went to art school in Japan and in Seattle. She has been producing her multi-media art ever since she went independent in 2003. Ichikawa’s work has been exhibited in various shows and museums internationally. She is actively involved in several groups for environmental…