Don’t Know Textile Artist Qualeasha Wood? You Will.

If you’ve not yet heard of textile artist Qualeasha Wood, you will soon. The emerging artist uses two different techniques for her unusual and provocative work: tapestry and tufting. In both she evolves the traditional craft from a decorative element into a personal statement expressed through self-portraiture. The pieces reflect her experiences living as a queer Black woman, the interplay between analog and digital, and relationship between artist and art. (more…)

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Portraits With A Penetrating Gaze by Petar Mosic

portraits with a penetrating gaze

Many of the contemporary surrealist portrait paintings by Serbian artist Petar Mošić have more in common than just their illustrious quality, they also confront the viewer with a steely penetrating gaze. Equal parts unnerving as compelling, these painting have an undeniably seductive quality. The subjects speak with their eyes, behind which lie tales only imagined, imbuing the paintings with a sense of mystery. (more…)

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Ivana Zivic Rooms of Water

Ivana Zivic Rooms of Water
Plise, 2019, oil on canvas, 80 x 120 cm

ivana Zivic Rooms of Water

Artist Ivana Zivic Rooms of Water paintings are a series of artworks which blend realism, fantasy and montage to result in surreal pieces that depict clothed human figures submerged underwater. Only they are not in lakes, pools or oceans but instead are swimming, floating and gliding through interiors. (more…)

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Tiny Dreamscapes Atop Coin Purses

Kendal Murray Coin Purse Assemblages

A few years ago we introduced you to the work of assemblage artist Kendal Murray in which we featured her miniature worlds created within compact purse mirrors. Today we share with you more of her physical representations of the human psychological experience created on a miniature scale, only this time they are constructed atop coin purses. (more…)

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