Surrealism

Pablo Picasso, 1971

Pablo Picasso

If the word “art” was to be presented to any individual regardless of his or her involvement in the world of art or knowledge of the subject, there’s a high chance that they’ll think of a very specific name. Pablo Picasso was one of the most known and influential artist of his time whose expertise […]...

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darcilio lima, untitled work, detail

Darcilio Lima

Darcilio Lima (Darcílio Paula Lima) was a Brazilian painter, designer and writer, born in 1944 in the coastal town of Cascavel in Ceara, a poor state in the Northeast of Brazil, and died at the age of 47. This mysterious figure is known as a visionary...

painting

Marion Beaupere

Marion Beaupère is a French contemporary artist who works in various mediums including painting, sculpture, and installation. Born in 1991 in Meaux, France, Beaupère graduated from the School of Fine Arts of Nîmes. Ink Drawings by Marion Beaupère In 2005,...

Stephen Ives portrait, photo credits - artist

Stephen Ives

Stephen Ives is an England-born Australian multidisciplinary artist known for his polished sculptures made of recycled children’s toys. Stephen Ives’ Background Stephen Ives was born in England in 1970 to an Australian mother and English father. He was...

Jesse R Yu by Eric Seely

Jesse R Yu

Jesse R Yu, also known as J★RYU, is an American artist focused on exploring the themes of life and death and more intriguingly, what lies beyond. Working in a various of mediums including sculpture, drawing and painting, Jesse R Yu is primarily known for...

Salvador Dali - profile picture, portrait, surrealism, cubism, dada

Salvador Dali

One of the most original, innovative, and famous figures in history, Salvador Dali was a Spanish artist who left his mark on the art world a few has managed to do before him. Or after. Remembered for his characteristic mustache and extravagant personality as...

Max Ernst - portrait, photo credits - Claudia Biddle

Max Ernst

One of the most recognized artists of the twentieth century Max Ernst was a proponent of Dada and one of the founding members of Surrealism. Born in Germany, but spent the greatest part of his life in France, Ernst was also one of the first artists to apply...

Peter Regli, photo courtesy of Dominique Levy Gallery

Peter Regli

Peter Regli is a Swiss multi-medium urban artist best known for his Reality Hacking project, that’s been ongoing for over 20 years and has expanded to several continents. Born in 1959 in Andermatt, Regli studied at the Zurich University of the Arts. Reality...

photography

Marta Sklodowska

Marta Sklodowska is a Polish photographer and stylist who works in a commercial photography as well as a personal projects. Born in 1983, Marta graduated from the State High School of Visual Arts and WSF AFA Academy of Photography in Wroclaw, Poland....

collages

Joe Webb

Joe Webb is a British visual artist known for his enticing handmade mixed media collages. He uses images from vintage magazines and posters to conjure surreal narratives that express both a comical and cynical take on the modern world. Webb’s Handmade...

Urban art

Awer

Awer is an Italian street artist who has been part of the graffiti scene since he was only fourteen years old. Born in 1986 in Polignano a Mare, a small town located on the Adriatic Sea, Awer left his hometown and moved to Milano where he graduated himself as...

painting

Mayuka Yamamoto

Mayuka Yamamoto is a Japanese artist known for her works depicting children sporting animal features and enigmatic expressions. Born in 1964 in Okayama, Japan, Yamamoto received her master degree at Masashino Art University in Tokyo in 1990, and joined the...

sculpture

Unmask Group

Unmask Group is an artistic trio composed of Beijing-based artists Liu Zhan, born in 1976, Kuang Jun, 1976, and Tan Tianwei, 1978. Three boys met while they were studying at the sculpture department of China Central Academy of Fine Arts and have been...

video art

Jimmy Joe Roche

Jimmy Joe Roche is an American interdisciplinary artist specializing in video, performance, and sculpture. He earned his BFA from SUNY Purchase College in Film Conservatory, in 2004, and his MFA from Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, in 2008....

painting

Sascha Braunig

Sascha Braunig, born in 1983, is a Canadian artist who combines vibrant color and a hypnotic style in her paintings and drawings. She holds a BFA from The Cooper Union, New York, and an MFA in painting from Yale University. Her work is mainly focusing on...

Portrait of the artist, 1963, image via W Magazine

Wifredo Lam

The astonishing body of work of Wilfredo Lam represents complex practice interwoven with both purely artistic topics and philosophical and political aspirations. He was the fertile painter, well connected and recognized on the international scale and such a...

sculpture

Les Lalanne

Husband and wife artist duo Claude and François-Xavier Lalanne, known by thier collective signature “Les Lalannes” worked together from 1956 until Francois’ death in 2008. Claude (née Dupeux), born in 1924, studied architecture at the École des...

sculpture

Claude Lalanne

Claude Lalanne, was a sculptor celebrated for her expressive and whimsical metal sculptures, furniture, and jewelry. Lalanne studied architecture at the École des Beaux-Arts and École des Arts Décoratifs. She involved herself in the artist community in...

sculpture

Francois-Xavier Lalanne

François-Xavier Lalanne was a French engraver and sculptor known for his outdoor works, referencing animals and the natural world, born in 1927. Of Jesuit upbringing, Lalanne studied drawing, sculpture, and painting at the Académie Julian in Paris, where he...

painting

Richard J. Oliver

Richard James Oliver is an artist born in Pontypridd, Wales in 1975. He studied Fine Art at the University of the West of England and undertook his Masters at UWIC (Cardiff Metropolitan University, formerly University of Wales Institute, Cardiff) in Wales. In...