Nai-Jen Yang Evokes a Sense of Magic and Serenity

Nai-Jen Yang (b.1996 Taipei, Taiwan) studied at the Royal College of Art in London. To Yang, it’s about the process as she sees painting as a way to collect, preserve, and/or pack up fleeting moments in life. Instead of the final image she made on the surface of the canvas, it’s the experience she had…

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Matt McCormick

Matt McCormick has pursued a career that covers a multitude of artistic disciplines.
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Rebecca Ness

"Accept your confusion, and keep painting while you’re confused."
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Ana Benaroya

"Making art and viewing art I think is a comfort. A way of dealing."
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Grant Levy-Lucero

"I like the mark of the artist."
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Zelika Garcia

A conversation with Zelika Garcia, the Director of Zona Maco Art Fair.
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Ogulcan Kush – "The American Daydream"

Ogulcan Kush discusses his life and practice.
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Thrashbird

Thrashbird is Los Angeles-based street artist, who likes to question and play with contemporary issues.
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Cj Hendry

Hendry is a completely self-taught hyperrealistic artist, known for her breathtaking and massive ink drawings.
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Trudy Benson

Benson mainly works with acrylics and oils to create her unique style.
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Cedric Rivrain

Cédric Rivrain (b. 1977, Limoges) is a french artist who lives and works in Paris. He began drawing at the age of 18, and started his career working as an illustrator for publications such as Dazed & Confused, Vogue, etc., and in fashion studios as a designer and illustrator, notably for Martine Sitbon, Hermès and…
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Ji Woo Kim Explores Themes of Identity in the Context of Race and Ethnicity

New York-based artist Ji Woo Kim explores themes of identity in the context of race and ethnicity while questioning the concept of home in relation to her own background as a first-generation immigrant. Through her work, she examines resulting factors such as cultural identification and social dynamics, as well as their effects on one’s growth…
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HyeGyeong Choi’s Paintings are Deeply Rooted in Romanticism and Womanhood

HyeGyeong Choi (b. 1986, Seoul, South Korea) lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. As a Korean woman, Choi has set out to defy what’s accepted in Korean culture, by incorporating body image, identity, gender and sexuality in her paintings. Drawing inspiration from nature and landscape, Choi has complimented her subject matter with magical and bright…
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Finding New Meaning in Kristy M Chan’s Paintings

Kristy M Chan (b.1997, Hong Kong) currently lives between London and Hong Kong. Her densely built-up oil paintings combine narratives of migration and displacement, all while depicting her unique style and use of vibrant colors. Tell us a little bit about yourself. Where are you from originally and when did art first enter your life?…
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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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