Painting

Paul Owen Weiner - installation view

Paul Owen Weiner

Paul Weiner’s protean output of paintings, drawings, and sculptural works grapples with America’s contemporary identity and history, generating symbols of an American culture in turmoil. Based in Colorado, Weiner grew up a quick drive from the sites of the Columbine Massacre and the Century Aurora shooting, a unique personal history that lends the...

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Street art

CHAZME

Daniel Kalinski aka CHAZME or CHAZME 718 is a Polish painter, illustrator, architect, and street artist born in 1980 in Laufen, Switzerland. In 2008, the artist graduated in Architecture and Urbanism from the University of Technology in Warsaw. His street...

TWOONE - Photo of the artist - Image courtesy of TWOONE

TWOONE

TWOONE is a hungry animal. This is the way every single article by or about the artist TWOONE begins and it excellently describes the creative nature of this installation and street artist. This is down to the fact he often portrays animal-headed human bodied...

jose rodolfo loaiza ontiveros

Jose Rodolfo Loaiza Ontiveros

Born in Mazatlan, Sinaloa Mexico, José Rodolfo Loaiza Ontiveros is a talented artist whose work focuses on the manipulation of popular images and pop icons, with influences of Pop Art, and Lowbrow Art. Starting his career in 1998 as a self-taught artist,...

Tinker Brothers - portrait

Tinker Brothers

The Tinker Brothers (Noah and Liam) are contemporary Pop artists currently based in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. In 2011, the duo dropped out of their respective studies at the University of Applied Sciences and the University of Technology. A higher calling...

Claudia Chaseling, photo Marko Junttila, detail

Claudia Chaseling

Claudia Chaseling is a German artist, born in Munich in 1973. She is known for painting large canvases, concrete objects, walls and floors. The artist exhibited her works in over fifty solo and group exhibitions, in the United States, Australia, Germany,...

Eric Lacan - artist in his studio

Eric Lacan

Éric Lacan started to draw attention to himself at the end of the 2000’s with black and white wheatpastes under the nickname Monsieur Qui. Behind his sometimes elegant, sometimes scraggy mysterious female portraits hide a subtle satire of society’s...

Waswad - Transhumanism series I, 2017

Waswad

Waswad, also known as Wasswa Donald Augustine, is a Ugandan contemporary and multidisciplinary artist who was trained at Kyambogo University. Waswad created in the past his own world called “Elephania”. “Elephania” sketches a storyline in which his...

Shabu Mwangi - Modernity vs Culture (detail), 2015

Shabu Mwangi

Shabu Mwangi is a Kenyan artist who began practicing art in 2003 and established the Wajukuu Art Project in 2013. Influenced by his childhood in the Lungalunga Slum, Mwangi still feels engaged with the situation of street children in the Kenyan capital...

Xenson - Untitled (detail), 2016

Xenson

Samson Ssenkaaba, better known as Xenson, is a Ugandan artist who follows a multidisciplinary approach that includes fashion, performances, installations, videos, and painting. His work explores contemporary issues of identity and consumption, human excess...

Denis Mubiru - portrait

Denis Mubiru

Born in 1988, Denis Mubiru is a Ugandan visual artist who uses the grotesque to explore the complex yet practical Kampala minibus taxis, better known locally as “Kamunye.” He uses playful, abstract, naïve paintings and pictures to tell the...

Boniface Maina - portrait

Boniface Maina

Born in 1987, Boniface Maina is a Kenyan artist who represents a new breed of promising young contemporary artists in Nairobi. He has exhibited widely in East Africa and internationally. Maina works primarily with acrylics on canvas and ink on paper. He is...

Nancy Gifford - Photo of the artist - Image courtesy of the artist

Nancy Gifford

Inspired by poetry and the world at large, Nancy Gifford is an artist who enjoys using materials in a way they were not meant to be used. Initially driven by an idea that her art needs to be informed by grids and rows of changing color and form, Nancy Gifford...

Mark Dean Veca - Photo of the artist - Image via arrestedmotioncom

Mark Dean Veca

Mark Dean Veca made a career for himself by fusing art historical and pop cultural references in his loud, large-scale murals, ink and acrylic paintings on canvas, and drawings. Often relying on 18th-century French toile-style patterns to produce organic...

Danea Mattes portrait - Photo by John Held, Jr.

Danae Mattes

Danae Mattes, born in 1958 in Rochester, is an American abstract painter, whose works emphasize the the figurative relationships between the earth and the body. Her pieces are a part of several public collections, including the Schlossmuseum Landeck, Landeck,...

James Kennedy - Ostinato (Detail), 2014 - Courtesy of the artist

James Kennedy

James Kennedy is an Irish painter, best known his distinctive abstract landscapes which explore the connection between space and tonality. Born in County Down, Northern Ireland, Kennedy was educated throughout the UK, receiving two BA degrees – one from...

Werner Szendi - Photo of the artist - Image courtesy of Werner Szendi

Werner Szendi

Szendi Werner is an Austrian artist whose masterful control of numerous mediums enables him to create intriguing art that balances between abstract and figurative in a commanding manner. He uses pencil, watercolor, acrylic, oil, gold leaf, stones, as well as...

David Emmanuel Noel - Photo of the artist - Image courtesy of the artist

David Emmanuel Noel

David Emmanuel Noel is a British visual artist, illustrator and graphic designer originally from London and nowadays based in New York City. His favorite go-to medium is acrylic paint, although oils and mixed media can now be found in his body of work much...

Ahmed Mater

The contemporary art scene in the Saudi Arabia has developed rapidly over the past decade. A fresh generation of artists has pushed the Kingdom on a global stage with bold works that explore the past, describe the present, and imagine the future. Engaging...

Katina Huston - Christina's World, 2013

Katina Huston

Katina Huston is an American mixed media visual artist, born in San Francisco, California. She is best known for her paintings and drawings of the shadows cast by hanging bicycle wheels. Her amazing work is included in several public collections through the...