Beautiful figurative paintings by Giorgio Dante

Giorgio Dante, born in 1982, is an Italian figurative painter who currently lives and works in Rome, Italy. Dante has established himself as part of a relatively recent revival of the classical figure in today’s contemporary world of art. Since childhood, the artist has been inspired by Italian art and has looked to the old…

Chinese artist Yang Maoyuan’s multi-medium innovations

Yang Maoyuan was born in 1966 and has become a highly-regarded artist in China as well as internationally. His diverse portfolio of experimentation in style across a variety of mediums shows similar themes in subject. Maoyuan describes his rounded and polished statues as “inseperable” from himself and his identity as an artist. Several of the…

Unique experimental photographs from Matthew Brandt

Young photographer Matthew Brandt, based in Hollywood, California, has brought radical new experiments to the field of photography with his ingenious artworks that at times seem to make perfect sense, and at times seem to blow the mind away, but all of his pieces are beautiful and natural combinations for an rather experimental orthodox form…

Ruby Amanze’s works in a world of non-linear time

Ruby Onyinyechi Amanze was born in Nigeria in 1982. Shortly after her birth she relocated to the U.K. where she spent most of her childhood before she moved to the United States of American when she was thirteen years old. Amanze’s work is primarily centered around drawing and is almost always done on paper. Her drawings display…

Eddy Ilunga Kamuanga’s versatile acrylic paintings

Born in the city of Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eddy Ilunga Kamuanga uses bright acrylic paints to depict an African society of mixed styles and themes. His work seems to be somewhat influenced by advertising and fashion art and photography. It slams together the contrasting cultures found prevalent in urban society…

An unusual and captivating overture of work by Cy Gavin

Young artist Cy Gavin, a Pittsburgh native, currently lives and works in New York where he attends Columbia University as a 2016 MFA candidate. Gavin quickly stepped into the spotlight, garnering attention from all over the internet, after his latest solo show at Sargent’s Daughters gallery, titled Overture, showcased his wonderful work. Several factors make his…

Chris Ballantyne’s minimalistic paintings shed rare light on society

There is a curious emptiness that emanates from Ballantyne’s artwork. The artist, born in 1972 in Mobile, Alabama, has become a master of subduing the elements of his paintings and drawings in a way that emphasize the subtleties of the way we experience space and our attempts at containment. The spaces Chris Ballantyne portrays are almost…