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!ND!V!DUALS’ Playful And Larger Than Life Scrap Wood Sculptures

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Using salvaged materials Boston based artist collective !ND!V!DUALS  create sculptural installations occupied by large-scale or life-size characters and creatures that are influenced by 1990’s cartoons, animations, and film set designs. Creatures and anthropomorphic beasts have been the focus of work as well as an interest in creating environments and transformative art experiences. The narratives are fairly open, but encourage viewers to be transported into the world of there humorous and playful sculptures. (via)

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Justine Ashbee

"Force", 33" x 35"

"Force", 33" x 35"

Justine Ashbee’s work is an amorphous trip into the non-linear  realm of the imagination. Her work is executed purely by hand, using paint pens. She begins with a  curve, from which lines and forms begin to spontaneously morph, and grow. Each piece gives voice to an experience, spoken in a visual language of  elegance and beauty.

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Johan Andersson’s Hyperreal Paintings Subvert Mainstream Representations Of Beauty

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Swedish artist Johan Andersson creates hyperrealistic oil paintings that depict subjects who are socially vulnerable, be it politically, economically, or physically. These subjects are often largely dismissed or ignored, rendered almost invisible by mainstream society and culture. Andersson’s portraits capture the beauty and strength borne from this vulnerability, asking the viewer to question representations and relationships of identity across a spectrum of marginalization. Andersson currently lives in Los Angeles.

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Francine Spiegel

Francine Spiegel

Francine Spiegl is kind of like the painterly female counterpart to Paul McCarthy’s chocolatey, syrupy, Santa, violent, chopping, dripping, slopping performances. In fact, for her upcoming exhibition “Mud and Milk” at Deitch projects, Spiegel created a massive performance that called for “10 pounds of grits, 5 jugs of pancake syrup, 10 squirt bottles of grape jelly, 5 bottles of Pepto-Bismol, 20 buckets of tempura paint, 20 cans of whipped cream; plus silly string, shaving cream, Fruit Loops, flour, Kool-Aid, glitter, pie, marshmallow Fluff, fake arms, fake blood and chocolate syrup.” These ingredients were researched and taken from Fangoria Magazine’s behind the scene horror movie ingredients.

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Marnie Weber

Marnie Weber’s unique cut’n’paste world is one where demure rabbit-headed women are the norm and fairytales are tinged with dark, sinister undertones…

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Pablo Alfieri

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Beautiful/Decay Apparel artist, Pablo Alfieri, has updated his website… in Neon HD!!  Pablo has put up a lot of new work.  You don’t want to miss it! And, if you like what you see, check out some of his t-shirt designs for our Artist Series Apparel line after the jump, which are available on our online shop.

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Stanzie Tooth

A recent graduate of Ontario College of Art and Design (OCAD), Stanzie Tooth paints scenes that evoke a sense of calm. Her works often feature woodland landscapes, sometimes bursting with pastel hues that would make a Fauvist blush.

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Gaia- Large Prints of Animals Wheatpasted on the Street

Gaia (Brooklyn and Baltimore) pastes huge lino cut prints of animals and other naturally infused imagery onto walls. Massive in scale but not overly so, the works cause us to question our role in nature and our connection to animals. Gaia’s also referencing a lot of renaissance art lately, and the newer works bring a really calming element to the locations in which they’re installed. The artist recently took a degree from MICA — maybe production will be amped up now that the artist has more freetime?

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