Max Hooper Schneider’s world out of order

Working heavily in the assemblage and animatronic genresĀ of art making, Max Hooper Schneider has jumped into the art world of the elite over the last few years with his innovative and eerie sculptures, even cracking himself into a Gagosian show. Schneider’s work revolves around an idea that functions as an aesthetic as well as a…

Alicia Reyes McNamara’s vivid dialogue through installation

Brought up in the Mexican-American community in Chicago, Alicia Reyes McNamara brings out vibrant Latin culture and color in some aspects of her work while whitewashing it out in other areas. Her recent installations hold a different quality apart from her older sculpture and painting as she creates a stronger sense of setting and dialogue…

Monumental abstraction from Frauke Dannert

Frauke Dannert is an exceptional collage artists that maximizes the outcomes of her craft by repeating her images, diminishing their individual gravity, and creating something beautiful, foreign, and obelisk out of their parts. Finding her collage fodder through photocopies, the internet, and newspaper clippings, Dannert oftentimes finds a certain strong and architectural element to focus…

Miyazawa Masaaki’s infrared photography

Photographer and film director Miyazawa Masaaki has taken the medium of image capturing and continuously pushed and pulled at its limits and opportunities in both experimentation and industry. This particular series of the artist’s work highlights an infrared method of photography that puts a unique aura over images taken in its format. The stark blacks…

Gushing hyperrealistic still lifes by Eric Wert

Playing with themes of reflectivity and bursting moisture, Eric Wert manipulates the genre of still life painting into fantastical proportions of extreme saturation of color as well as composition. The artists takes this classical (and oftentimes viewed as “stuffy”) art form from its era of origin and wrings it out to its contemporary potential with…

Joanna Szproch’s impassioned photography

Polish-born, German-based photographer and mother Joanna Szproch has refined and transformed her contemporary style as she expresses the beauty found in the spaces between vulgarity and innocence, the blunt and nonchalant. Szproch applies a flurry of polishing, light colors to set the mood for the beautiful variety of texture found within her work. The artist’s…