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Eric Bourret

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Eric Bourret was born in Paris in 1964. The work of this “artist walker” has been influenced by English land artists and landscape photographers. Since the start of the 1990s, he has been traveling the world on foot, over every kind … Continue reading

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Lisa Wright (Coates & Scarry Gallery)

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Lisa Wright’s paintings interweave motifs and ideas from historical paintings with contemporary concerns. Her figures hover on the brink of adulthood, in the curiously heightened suspended state of adolescence. Wright studied at The Royal Academy Schools, London. She has exhibited … Continue reading

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Penny Byrne (Coates & Scarry Gallery)

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Australian artist Penny Byrne’s sculptural works are politically charged, highly engaging and often disarmingly humorous. She uses materials such as bronze, glass, vintage porcelain figurines and found objects to create artworks that present an ongoing inquiry into popular culture and … Continue reading

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Eric Wert

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I sometimes think of my work as passive-aggressive still lives: intended to be both sweet and destructive at the same time. They have the components of a traditional still life but the subjects are often smashed or upended. This can … Continue reading

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Sayre Gomez

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Conceptual artist Sayre Gomez’s body of work includes paintings, sculptures, installations, and artist’s books. His cerebral projects often employ found images and text as a means to comment on the ambiguous nature of communication and personal exchange. His works are … Continue reading

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Sara Pathirane

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Sara Pathirane paintings are both political and poetical, aesthetic and raw at the same time. Her main ambition is to create paintings that take the eye for a ride, makes it move around the canvas in whimsical ways. The careful … Continue reading

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Ricardo Mbarkho

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Ricardo Mbarkho’s work stems from the vibrant scene of today’s global digital art practices. Mbarkho manipulates different layers of significations by investigating multiple questions related to language, communication, creative industries, history of art as well as the visual representation within … Continue reading

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Bettina Gorn

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In the hands of Bettina Gorn, photography is freed the constraints of being a mere depiction of reality, becoming a medium of artistic reflection on time, mortality and memory. Gorn exhibits photographic images that focus on the human body, freeze-framing … Continue reading

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Marika Markström

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Marika Markström is a visual artist whose main interests range from psychic mechanisms within individual and collective entities to socio-economical, political, environmental and existential issues. Although the concepts play the central role, the aesthetics expressing them is of greatest importance. … Continue reading

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Erin Armstrong

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Erin Armstrong is an expressionist artist who lives and works in Toronto, Canada. Using quick and decisive gestural markings over acrylic based images her goal is to create people in everyday situations in an expressive and dream like world. Her … Continue reading

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Robert Kraiza

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When I paint I escape to whimsical worlds where the rules of nature can  be bent. I like to explore worlds that are extraodinary in nature but have roots in our own. The curious worlds I am unveiling are places … Continue reading

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Erik Tollas

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“My pictures have been mostly of figurative nature in the past years, placing the main characters in a surreal world, hence depriving them of their original meaning, with the issues of extinction and encouragement coming to the front. Over the … Continue reading

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