Artist Alex Gardner at The Hole NYC

‘RomCom’, new paintings by Alex Gardner at The Hole in New York City. Currently on display at contemporary art gallery The Hole, ‘RomCom’ is Alex Gardner‘s first solo show in New York City. Until October 15, 2017, the exhibition features fourteen new paintings by the Long Beach, California based artist. Nestled in pastel environments, his distinctive ink-black characters are uniformly dressed in white cotton. Using subtle gradients, Alex Gardner’s paintings deal with different feelings and interpersonal relationships throughout simple body language. Gender, race, ethnic or cultural backgrounds, even words are not important anymore. Without a single facial expression, his artworks indicate in gesture and create a wordless “romantic comedy”. A few artworks can be found below. To get further information about the exhibition, please … Read More

Atelier Olschinsky: Deus Ex Machina

Deus ex machina – the sixth digital illustration series in 2017 by Atelier Olschinsky. Once again, Vienna, Austria based creative studio Atelier Olschinsky has released a new series of digital illustrations. Named ‘Deus Ex Machina’, it’s already the sixth series in 2017. Peter Olschinsky and Verena Weiss of Atelier Olschinsky are working in various fields such as graphic design, digital illustration, photography, and art direction. In addition to their jobs for clients, they like to work on self-initiated projects. Their digital illustrations are mainly characterized by an abstract take on today’s architecture. Just have a look at the images below. For those of you who want to see more of their work, please check out some of our previous features or visit their website and … Read More

Installation by JR on the Border between Mexico and the US

French artist JR has created a large-scale installation in Tecate, Mexico displaying a little child who seems to look over the barrier to the US. JR is a French artist who’s best known for a varied range of large-scale installations in public places. In the past, he has chosen the pyramid of the Louvre to make it disappear or in anticipation of the 2016 Summer Olympics, JR has create two gigantic athlete installations across the city of Rio de Janeiro. His recent installation has been erected on the Mexican side of the US-Mexico border in Tecate. The nearly 70-ft tall installation shows an image of a 1-year old child who lives in Tecate. Viewed from the side of the US, the artwork creates the … Read More

Society6 Is a One Stop Shop for Your Back to School Needs

It’s still the middle of back to school season. One way to guarantee that you’re not rocking the same interiors or backpack as everyone else? Shop on Society6! Not only are you supporting artists and creatives from around the world, you’re making sure that you’re buying items that reflect your style (and not just resorting to whatever’s available at your local discount retailer). Society6 is also a one stop shop for pretty much anything you’ll need: comforters, backpacks, art prints, home or dorm room decor, and cases/sleeves for your tech devices. You’ll probably spend a couple hours perusing all the designs when you head over to Society6’s Back to School page so we’ve rounded up a few of our favorites below to get you started… Read More

Group Exhibition of Brazilian Artists at Osnova Gallery in Moscow

Code – the first gallery show in Russia of Brazilian artists Albano Afonso, Carla Chaim, Carlos Nuñez, Ding Musa, and Sandra Cinto at Osnova Gallery in Moscow. Open from August 22 to September 10, 2017, Osnova Gallery in Moscow presents ‘Code’, an extensive group show featuring the 5 Brazilian artists Albano Afonso, Carla Chaim, Carlos Nuñez, Ding Musa, and Sandra Cinto. The idea behind the show is to visualize issues inherent to the concept of a code. Each artist has dealt with the subject in quite different ways. Just have a look at the images below. You can find further information on the Osnava Gallery website: Group exhibition of Brazilian artists at Osnova Gallery in Moscow, Russia. Exhibition view. CODE – the first gallery show in Russia of … Read More

xavier portela travels to bangkok, thailand, illuminating the city’s bustling street life

the brussels-based artist traveled to bangkok, thailand to capture the urban landscape and bustling street life. each image in the series was printed directly onto a brushed aluminum plate, giving it an illustrative quality. The post xavier portela travels to bangkok, thailand, illuminating the city’s bustling street life appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine. Read More