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…

Diana Copperwhite’s exploration of abstracted memory

Irish artist Diana Copperwhite explores the concept of memory and abstraction through her brilliantly colored paintings. Her palette knife strokes push and pull a viewers eye in and orderly yet dizzying composition of directions, making centerpoints of silhouetted figure shapes that remind us of the nature of these pieces as an exploration of something inside…

Texture and color smash together in paintings by Sam Friedman

The New York native and resident, Sam Friedman, paints in a seemingly loose but simultaneously exact manner, creating organic images built up of different fields of color and pattern. These designs can be perceived as representations of the natural world, such as topographical lines and textures reminiscent of waves, bubbles, and grasses. Friedman creates these…

Danny Fox’s paintings of ritual and change

Painter Danny Fox exercises a constant practice of addition and elimination as he builds up his large scale paintings in which he strives to leave only what is necessary to communicate his themes. He is iconically known for his recurring implementation of the horse as a symbol in his works. Though the horse in artwork…

Esoteric paintings of balance from Yun Kyung Jeong

South Korean-born, London-based artist Yun Kyung Jeong paints in a feathery style of mark making to create abstract and daunting patterns that manifest the meeting point between chaos and balance in which we exist. The artist works primarily on unprimed canvas in acrylic paints and exercises the repetition of a leaf shaped mark as a symbol…

Our oversaturated world painted by Josh Reames

Josh Reames compiles various images of different textures and paints them into his non-narrative paradigm artworks. The paintings relay a sense of over saturation while retaining balance based on the way our ever-polarizing world is portrayed through the internet and social media. He uses primarily airbrush techniques to lay down his paint also uses classical…

The art of the risograph presented by Jesse Fillingham

Jesse Fillingham, artist and founder of NEVER PRESS, focuses his craft on risograph printing. Risographs are printing machines that were invented in Japan in the 1980’s. Since their creation they have had something of a cult following. The artist uses the risograph as his main medium of creation as he focuses on the publication of…

Greg Ito’s simple and symbolic paintings

Based in Los Angeles, young artist, art magazine producer and editor, and gallery operator, Greg Ito produces incredible minimalistic and representative juxtapositioned paintings. Ito juggles all these facets of the art world by being careful to never overwork himself and balance time in a way that allows all of his endeavors to develop and flourish….

Graphite and ink portraits from Franz Graf

Austrian artist Franz Graf was born in 1954 and resides and works in his nation’s capital of Vienna. The artist (who will be participating in next week’s Vienna Contemporary 2016 with Galerie Krinzinger) works to compile the practices of the abstract, ornamental, and figurative approach to art making. He does this through the mixture of…

Xooang Choi’s surreal and hyperrealistic sculpture

Korean sculptor Xooang Choi’s surreal and hyperrealistic figurative sculptures portray the bleak reality of human relations and contemporary psychology through uncanny and sometimes grotesque features that pull in and engulf the viewer. Sometimes compared to Ron Mueck for his similar style of sculpture, Choi confronts his audience by creating sculptures that mimic reality through intricate…

Matthew Stone destroys painting and pushes it to new limits

Born in 1982, London-based artist Matthew Stone has created a diverse oeuvre of painting, photography, performance, writing, and – most recently – digital media, as he has become a leading figure in the counter-culture of his city. He played a critical role in the organization of !WOWOW!, a squat-art artist collective that was portrayed as…