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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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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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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Particle: Paving the Way for Fractional Ownership of Fine Art Masterpieces

Harold Eytan, Particle’s CEO is an operator who launched and until recently led Operations at Numan, the UK’s largest digital men’s health platform treating over 600k patients. Previous to Numan, Harold started his career at Rocket Internet, where he took numerous ventures from idea to launch in their signature 90 days. Tell us a little…
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Nadia Ayari’s Paintings Negotiate Personal and Political Views

Nadia Ayari (b. 1981) is a New York-based artist whose paintings are characterized by a noticeable balance between abstraction and figuration, often depicting what she sees as a negotiation of her personal and political views. Tell us a little bit about yourself. Where are you from originally and when did art first enter your life?…
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Tahnee Lonsdale’s Intertwining Figures Touch on Aspects of Religion and Literature

Tahnee Lonsdale (b. 1982, United Kingdom) is an abstract figurative painter based in Los Angeles. Lonsdale’s vibrant and intertwining figures touch on a variety of topics including religion, literature, art history and even spiritual movements. Tell us a little bit about yourself. Where are you from originally and when did art first enter your life?…
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Elana Bowsher’s Dreamlike Compositions Offer New Perspectives

Elana Bowsher (b. 1990) is a Los Angeles-based artist whose feminine style paintings often depict the female form in graceful gestures with dreamlike compositions. Incorporating feminine-associated clothing and other earthly pleasures, Bowsher paints graphic iconography in her own language, thus offering the viewer a new outlook on otherwise ordinary objects. Tell us a little bit…
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