Michael Hilsman’s Paintings Hint at the Relationship between the Physical and Metaphysical

Michael Hilsman’s work integrates and expands upon the formats of classical painting, in particular the genres of portraiture and still life. Through incorporating elements at once ambiguous and curiously emblematic—plants, shells, and feathers, pieces of clothing, body parts—Hilsman has developed a visual vocabulary that oscillates between naturalism and expressionism. His paintings hint at the artistic…

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Dylan Solomon Kraus is Curious about the Universe

Dylan Solomon Kraus (b. 1987 in Ohio, US) is an artist who lives and works between Berlin and New York, creating paintings using rich color and symbolism to channel his curiosity about the universe. Solomon Kraus compares the symbols that recur throughout his work to the pictorial language of hieroglyphs. The repetition of images in…
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Leonard Baby’s Work Deals with Femininity, Androgyny, Identity, and Feelings of Otherness

Leonard Baby is a New York-based painter whose work deals with femininity, androgyny, identity, and feelings of otherness. These concepts are presented with light, primary color, and subject matter reminiscent of the sheltered and privileged world in which Baby was raised. Baby’s paintings are inspired primarily by European cinema, oftentimes alluding to the fact that…
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Morteza Khakshoor’s Attention to the Male is Striking

Morteza Khakshoor works with a range of subjects, but it’s his attention to the male––in all his foibles, struggles, and pathos––that remains a salient feature of his output. As frequent protagonists in his paintings, like all of his subjects, they result from circuitous paths through found images and memories, seen and remembered, or invented from…
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Brooklyn-based Artist Danielle Roberts Images are Undeniably Seductive

Danielle Roberts (b. 1991 Stockton, CA) is an artist from Gabriola Island, British Columbia. Drawing from personal experience her paintings are emulate a sense of place. By using light and shadow together, she creates a magical essence to her work.Roberts currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. Tell us a little bit about yourself. Where…
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10 Questions with Scott Kahn

Scott Kahn (b.1946 in Springfield, Massachusetts) is an American painter who draws inspiration from life and considers his work to be a reflection of the world around him. Kahn is influenced by his memory and imagination, turning to familiar people and places and thus creating work of a dream-like quality. Tell us a little bit…
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Rebecca Gilpin Specializes in Abstract Painting on a Large Scale

Rebecca Gilpin is a London born artist currently working in central London. She specializes in abstract painting on a large scale, taking inspiration from different periods between ancient art and popular culture – cave etchings to record covers. She graduated with a first in Fine Art from the University of Oxford Brookes in 2018, followed…
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Crushing on Eli Ping

Eli Ping (b. 1977 Chicago, Illinois) received his MFA at the University of Illinois and is currently based in Brooklyn, New York. In his practice, Ping works with canvas and resin, creating his own language as a tool to manipulate his work into their forms. His work is gestural and sensual and illustrates clearly that…
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Shaking Things Up with Nicolas Shake

Nicolas Shake lives and works in Los Angeles, California. His practice, including painting, photography, and sculpture, is influenced by current California Culture, its movements of the late 1960’s and 1970’s, and American Culture. Shake often looks to language as a tool to illustrate these themes and infuse them with his own stories. Tell us a…
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Ji Xin’s Female Figures Combine Surrealism with Traditional Chinese Painting

Ji Xin (b. 1988) is an artist from Nantong, Jiangsu Province, who is making a name for himself through his captivating figurative paintings. Growing up in an artistic family, Ji Xin knew he wanted to be an artist from a young age. Combining his interest in surrealism and Traditional Chinese painting, he has created his…
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Dylan Solomon Kraus is Curious about the Universe

Dylan Solomon Kraus (b. 1987 in Ohio, US) is an artist who lives and works between Berlin and New York, creating paintings using rich color and symbolism to channel his curiosity about the universe. Solomon Kraus compares the symbols that recur throughout his work to the pictorial language of hieroglyphs. The repetition of images in…
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Leonard Baby’s Work Deals with Femininity, Androgyny, Identity, and Feelings of Otherness

Leonard Baby is a New York-based painter whose work deals with femininity, androgyny, identity, and feelings of otherness. These concepts are presented with light, primary color, and subject matter reminiscent of the sheltered and privileged world in which Baby was raised. Baby’s paintings are inspired primarily by European cinema, oftentimes alluding to the fact that…
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Morteza Khakshoor’s Attention to the Male is Striking

Morteza Khakshoor works with a range of subjects, but it’s his attention to the male––in all his foibles, struggles, and pathos––that remains a salient feature of his output. As frequent protagonists in his paintings, like all of his subjects, they result from circuitous paths through found images and memories, seen and remembered, or invented from…
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Brooklyn-based Artist Danielle Roberts Images are Undeniably Seductive

Danielle Roberts (b. 1991 Stockton, CA) is an artist from Gabriola Island, British Columbia. Drawing from personal experience her paintings are emulate a sense of place. By using light and shadow together, she creates a magical essence to her work.Roberts currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. Tell us a little bit about yourself. Where…
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10 Questions with Scott Kahn

Scott Kahn (b.1946 in Springfield, Massachusetts) is an American painter who draws inspiration from life and considers his work to be a reflection of the world around him. Kahn is influenced by his memory and imagination, turning to familiar people and places and thus creating work of a dream-like quality. Tell us a little bit…
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Rebecca Gilpin Specializes in Abstract Painting on a Large Scale

Rebecca Gilpin is a London born artist currently working in central London. She specializes in abstract painting on a large scale, taking inspiration from different periods between ancient art and popular culture – cave etchings to record covers. She graduated with a first in Fine Art from the University of Oxford Brookes in 2018, followed…
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Crushing on Eli Ping

Eli Ping (b. 1977 Chicago, Illinois) received his MFA at the University of Illinois and is currently based in Brooklyn, New York. In his practice, Ping works with canvas and resin, creating his own language as a tool to manipulate his work into their forms. His work is gestural and sensual and illustrates clearly that…
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Shaking Things Up with Nicolas Shake

Nicolas Shake lives and works in Los Angeles, California. His practice, including painting, photography, and sculpture, is influenced by current California Culture, its movements of the late 1960’s and 1970’s, and American Culture. Shake often looks to language as a tool to illustrate these themes and infuse them with his own stories. Tell us a…
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Ji Xin’s Female Figures Combine Surrealism with Traditional Chinese Painting

Ji Xin (b. 1988) is an artist from Nantong, Jiangsu Province, who is making a name for himself through his captivating figurative paintings. Growing up in an artistic family, Ji Xin knew he wanted to be an artist from a young age. Combining his interest in surrealism and Traditional Chinese painting, he has created his…
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