arts and culture

The Art of Face Hacking

Omote presents this stunning video showcasing the endless possibilities of digital projection performance.    

Bower’s Biting

The glitching subjects in Justin Bower’s stunning oil portraits are now baring their teeth.  These latest works incite anxiety of the digital with their…

New Kobra Mural in London

Kobra recently reasserted his street art prowess in London with another stunning mural in Camden. The piece captures the fast-paced cirque vibe of its surrounding borough,…

On Now: ‘Worry Will Vanish’

Swiss artist Pipilotti Rist has created the ultimate uplifting gallery experience at Hauser & Wirth in London.  Her new exhibition ‘Worry Will Vanish’ converts…

Sceneshots: Berlin

This year marked the 25th anniversary of the Berlin Wall coming down. In 2014 Berlin is a gorgeous, promising city buzzing with life and…

Sheila

Sheila’s pencil drawings hang in the hallway of a modest rental complex in downtown Mebane, NC.  A hairdresser by profession, Sheila knows a thing…

Nanibah ‘Nani’ Chacon

Nani Chacon is a Dine (Navajo) and Chicana artist, most known for her paintings and murals.  Her running theme depicts women in a neo-pinup…

G: Studio Visit

Enter the world of North Carolina artist G.  Inspired by Cubism and 60’s Pop ads, G experiments constantly to give both approaches a fresh relevance in today’s…

Zach Thompson

Zach Thompson is an emerging artist who specializes in portraits of icons like Lil Wayne, A$AP Rocky, Tyler the Creator, and Wiz Khalifa. Thompson’s unique, hatched…

Selfiecity

Oh, the Selfie… our self-indulgent self portraiture has never been more popular.  These days it’s the social norm to post shameless vanity shots at one’s…

Murals Spread WC Fever

Artists are taking to the walls and streets of Brazil, spreading the infectious excitement of the 2014 World Cup with colorful soccer murals.  Popular…

Kara Walker: ‘A Subtlety’

Renowned artist Kara Walker is at it again- this time constructing a monumental confection within the walls of the old Domino Sugar Factory in…

LYNDA COLE

Lynda Cole’s installations are usually suspended from the ceiling, descending from above toward the viewer below.  Cole considers light, movement, and elements of nature…

LEE TZU-HSUN

        Lee Tzu-Hsun was born in Taiwan and currently lives between Germany and China, working constantly on his dreamlike machine pieces….

VIOLET HOPKINS

  Violet Hopkins creates these fanciful nature and cloud scenes on paper with ink, pencil, and watercolor.  Her attention to detail is impeccable, as…

GIANNA COMMITO

Gianna Commito paints layer after layer to create depth on flat surfaces.  She uses striped geometric shapes in varying shades of the same color…

CHRISTOPHER WOOL

    Christopher Wool- antagonist, soothsayer, and big time prankster of the art world. Wool is most widely known for his text-based paintings, all…

Edouard Martinet

French artist Edouard Martinet created amazing sculptures out of various difficult materials. The different parts of the insects were once a car, bicycle, typewriter,…

JR

French street artist JR’s latest project involves a traveling photo truck where locals can take large black-and-white self portraits that print directly from the…

Myriam Dion

Canadian artist Myriam Dion cuts textural patterns onto newspaper pages and creates embroidered lace work. It’s remarkable to think that each tiny cut is…