Pia Krajewski – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

A selection of recent paintings by Düsseldorf, Germany-based artist Pia Krajewski. Walking the line between abstraction and realism, Krajewski’s biomorphic forms feel simultaneously otherworldly and vaguely familiar. Born in Cologne, Germany, Krajewski studied painting at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf with Dietmar Lutz and Andreas Schulze. Since graduating in 2018, she has participated in artist residencies and various exhibitions throughout Germany. Some of her paintings are currently on view at GOMO Art Space in Vienna, as part of a group exhibition, “None of These Things.” See more from Pia Krajewski below! Source…

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“Ice Castles” by Photographer Frankie Carino

Frankie Carino is a photographer and sculptor based in Los Angeles. Focused on the junction between human and geological time, his recent work features places and happenings where the earth is at its most fragile and extreme, noting— “rocks and landscapes have always embodied an idea of permanence for me, but as our climate enters a more extreme phase, exiting the holocene, we are quickly learning nothing is forever.” While searching for ice caves to photograph, he came across “ice castles” constructed at various resorts as winter attractions. “I loved…

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Samantha Rosenwald – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

A selection of recent work by Los Angeles-based artist Samantha Rosenwald. With a BA in Art History from Vassar College, and an MFA in Fine Art from California College of the Arts, Rosenwald’s work has been shown both nationally and internationally. Working primarily in colored pencil, her quirky drawings thread together contemporary culture, visual pun, and the dogmas of art history, creating absurd, personal, and darkly funny portraits, which illustrate what it feels like to be alive. See more from Samantha Rosenwald below! Source link

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Tufts of Printed Fabric Form Colorful Mixed-Media Portraits by Marcellina Oseghale Akpojotor

 Art #acrylic #mixed media #painting #portraits #textiles October 12, 2021 Grace Ebert “Eyes on the Gold IV” (2018), 5 x 4 feet. All images courtesy of Rele Gallery, shared with permission Using scraps of vibrant Ankara fabric, Lagos-based artist Marcellina Oseghale Akpojotor fashions intimate portraits that consider the fragmented and varied inner lives of her subjects. The intricately composed depictions rely on a cacophony of patterns arranged in loose ripples and tufts, creating a patchwork of color and texture. Although the textiles are Dutch in origin—they’re colloquially known as…

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Colorful Strips of Metal Coil into Minimal Animal Sculptures by Artist Lee Sangsoo

 Art #animals #metal #sculptures October 12, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Lee Sangsoo, shared with permission Considering his practice a form of “drawing in the air,” artist Lee Sangsoo forges colorful, spiraled flamingos, dogs, parrots, and other creatures with long strips of metal. He sculpts the minimal works with resin or stainless steel depending on their size—he uses the latter for any piece that spans more than one meter—and coats each angled side with subtle gradients or a complementary palette. Although three-dimensional and sometimes so large that they…

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Fiber-Based Wall Hangings Blend Weaving, Macramé, and Crochet into Striking Bouquets

 Craft #crochet #flowers #leaves #macramé #weaving October 12, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Alyssa Ki, shared with permission Opting for yarn and rovings of raw wool dyed in natural pigments, Korean-American artist Alyssa Ki crafts fiber-based wall hangings reminiscent of bouquets and overgrown patches of wildflowers. The perpetually blooming pieces blend multiple textile techniques and are teeming with macramé, needle-felted, and crocheted botanicals that sprout from a thick, woven foundation. Hanging from a knotty branch or bound by a ribbon, the floral works are ripe with color and…

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