Author archives: Dea K.

  • contemporary art, video art, time-based installation, acid painting, Kristian Kragelund

    Kristian Kragelund

    Kristian Kragelund is a Danish painter and video artist, whose art explores notions of time and change created through reactions of different materials and objects. Born in 1987, Kragelund studied Fine Art at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design,...

  • Jean Cocteau - Photo of the artist - Image via pinterest

    Jean Cocteau

    Jean Cocteau was an enormously prominent French artist and author widely recognized as one of the major figures of Dada and Surrealism, two key early avant-garde artistic movements. With a portfolio that spanned painting, novels, poetry, plays and films,...

  • Cindy Wright - profile

    Cindy Wright

    Cindy Wright is a highly talented Belgian artist best known for her dark and morbidly beautiful large-scale photorealistic paintings and drawings. Born in Herentals, Belgium in 1972, she graduated with a Master in the Visual Arts in Painting from the Royal...

  • An Wei - profile

    An Wei

    An Wei is a Madrid-born street artist and painter of Chinese origin, known for his figurative murals and graphic portraits. Born in Madrid in 1990, An Wei was raised in a typical traditional Chinese family. He spent his childhood drawing on a restaurant table...

  • FAKE at the Stencil Masters show in Amsterdam

    FAKE

    What many may see as a true representation of an artist is the ability to invoke emotion with a piece. Often, the relation goes both ways and the art itself is created as a result of sentiment, forming a dialog between the artist and the viewer through the...

  • Kool Koor - Photo of the artist - Image courtesy of Galerie Martine Ehmer

    Kool Koor

    Going by a creative pseudonym of Kool Koor, Charles Hargrove is a New York-born Brussels-based artist who is considered by many to be one of the most influential and pivotal urban artists of the original NYC urban scene. Known for his space-age-inspired...

  • Atsushi Kaga - That sounds absolutely normal, 2014 (detail)

    Atsushi Kaga

    Atsushi Kaga is a Japanese visual artist, working in mixed media, painting, drawing, animation and sculpture. He is best known for his practice steeped in popular culture. Born in 1978 in Tokyo, the artist got his education at the Tama Art Institute in Tokyo,...

  • Zest

    Zest is a pseudonym of Franck Noto, a French street artist whose talent and style established him as one of the leading graffiti authors of the entire street scene in France. Zest’s initial artworks used to be very figurative and realistic, embedded...

  • Carl Zimmerman - Photo of the artist - Image courtesy of the artist

    Carl Zimmerman

    Carl Zimmerman is a Canadian artist, known for his photographs of small-scale architectural models and maquettes which he builds himself. Born in 1951, Carl Zimmerman was raised in Hamilton, Ontario and moved to Nova Scotia in 1974. As a kid, the artist was...

  • Ian Francis - profile, contemporary art

    Ian Francis

    Ian Francis is a British mixed-media artist, whose paintings, inspired by the visual style of modern computer games, often depict violent, urban scenes. Born in 1979, Ian Francis was raised in the west of England, in the city of Bristol. His desires and...

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