Now in its third year, Amsterdam’s Unseen Photo Fair is a veritable artistic force. Housed in a former gasworks, the impressive selection shows that while the world may be drowning in images, when expertly curated, it’s still an enlightening medium that teach, surprise…
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Unseen Photo Fair 2014: Obscuring The Human Form: Provocative images commanding a closer look, culled from Amsterdam’s expertly curated annual showcase
Geometric, Provocative Attire at NYFW S/S15 : Five designers keeping things structured, sexy and a little NSFW
Each fashion week, certain through-lines manifest across disparate designers. Whether it’s ready-to-wear or haute couture, wildly imaginative brands touch upon the times—and similarities in mood manifest. This season, a refreshing array of lines incorporated highly geometric, even architectural, styles and patterning—and they all happen to be sexy. There’s an…
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Looking at Rebeca Puebla’s online portfolio one of the first things that caught my attention is the ability to convey great technical skills with an original aesthetic and sense of storytelling.
Jonathan Paul, aka Desire Obtain Cherish (DOC) is well renowned as pop sculptor working across a wide variety of different media and a combination of styles including street, pop, conceptual and appropriation art. He is a contemporary artist that creates controversial sculptures exploring contemporary desires and obsessions with sex, gender, drugs, commerce, media and fame.
Jonathan says, “Ideas win today in our society. […] I ingest, then digest. Art is really just a mirror of ourselves.”
Jonathan was born in 1975 in Salinas, California. He graduated from the nationally acclaimed Parson’s School of Design with a Bachelor’s in Fine Arts. Transporting controversial, satirical messages, His vibrantly colorful, entertaining and impeccably produced art exposes society’s inability to control itself and examines the commercial promise of fulfillment and happiness that ends in dependency.
His art works are completely different from traditional artisan methods and aims to avoid the conventional, stereotypical standards of good taste in art through his contemporary commerce and marketing methods.
Let’s have a look at his art in the given pictures:
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Australian based artist Matthew Quick created these art to make a point. In this series of work the painter dresses up iconic statuary in politically provocative. Those great statues have fallen victim to the clutter, both physical and idealogical, of the 21st century. One of the painting features George Washington with surveillance cameras attached all over…