Insightful and personal photography from Mona Kuhn

Born in Brazil to parents of German heritage, photographer Mona Kuhn has since relocated to the United States where she received her formal training in the art world and currently resides and works. Kuhn is most widely recognized for her large-scale dreamlike photographs that oftentimes depict the human form. The artist has an unusual approach…

Hypnotic worlds drawn by Jess Johnson

Artist Jess Johnson was born in Tauranga, New Zealand in 1979 but spent a good portion of her career based in a warehouse studio and gallery of her own in Melbourne, Australia before relocating to New York earlier this year. The themes of language, science fiction, culture and technology all hold a place in the inspiration held…

Brendan Tang’s ceramic mash-up

Brendan Lee Satish Tang was born in Dublin, Ireland of Trinidadian parents and is a naturalized citizen of Canada where he now lives and works as an artist. Tang gained his appreciation for the ceramic medium while attending a formal art education in the American Midwest and has since made it a critical material in his…

Jyothi Basu’s integration of the urban and jungle

Indian artist Jyothi Basu, who currently lives and works in Mumbai, has led an unsteady career as an artist and has not been one to steadily produce a great number of works. Turning out only several canvases a year, his works are somewhat of a rarity but show spectacular detail and finesse in fantastical landscapes distinguished by…

Artist DAAS balances chaos and control

American-born artist DAAS, who is currently based in Kobe, Japan, works with line, shape, and color in a manner that constantly pulls at both chaos and organization in what develops into a microcosm of the natural world around us: Full of random pieces that come together to create a beautiful harmony of balance. The artist…

Sarah Sitkin’s strikingly life-like sculptures

Los Angeles artist Sarah Sitkin creates hyperrealistic yet surreal sculptures of parts of the human form. She creates her bizarre creations using primarily silicone, clay, plaster, resin,and latex. Siskin uses her techniques to at times come as close to reality as possible, accounting for every color change and detail while sometimes using bizarre colors or extreme distortions…

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…

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…

Paintings of things flying, falling, and floating by Jeremy Geddes

New Zealand born artist Jeremy Geddes began painting professionally in 2003 after graduating from the Victorian College of Arts. He currently works and resides in Melbourne, Australia. The artist’s constant desire to create more works drives him to try and make the most of his time with efficient brushstrokes without damaging the quality of his…

Abstract portraiture by Johan Van Mullem

Johan Van Mullem is a Belgian contemporary painter and sculptor known best for his abstract portraiture. The artist was born to his Flemish parents in The Democratic Republic of the Congo and traveled from country to country growing up as his father was a diplomat. Van Mullem fell in love especially with the country of…

Jim Shaw’s contortion of past pop culture

Artist Jim Shaw became famous for his collection of thrift store paintings that were displayed by prominent galleries and received  much criticism and applause. However, his personal work has a much bigger impact when soaked in by the beholder. The artist uses his vast collection of pop cultural artifacts in his work either as inspiration,…

Chrome sculptures of the strange by Joel Morrison

Born in Seattle in 1976, Joel Morrison went on to receive an education in English Literature in Washington and a MFA in Sculpture from Claremont Graduate University in California and is now represented by the Gagosian Gallery, a giant in the art world. Morrison’s rather entertaining body of work challenges formalist sculpture while gaining much…