Caitlin Jackson is a fine artist who recently created a stunning new series of images called “High Spirits”. The stunning portrait based surreal works with graphite on paper. You can see more of my work on my instagram page @kingkimaera.
‘Facebank’ is a project by Alessandro Rabatti which combines icons of the world economy with icons of the comic world, born from the necessity to give a face to a faceless power that is more and more characterized by a disarming loss of faith from the general public. By reworking selected parts and details of the dollar bill, pound sterling and Yuan/Renminbi banknotes, a series of alternated figures come to life which aim to reflect and convey the symbolic value of money and inspire thoughts about the current economic crisis.
French artist and illustrator Mlle Hipolyte creates intense colorful paper masks that feature intricate, origami-like designs to form deatiled animal faces that people can actually wear. Hipolyte is primarily an illustrator, but branched out into three-dimensional art through these paper creations.
Crystal Wagner received her MFA from the University of Tennessee in 2008, her BFA from the Atlanta College of Art in 2004, and her AFA from Keystone College in 2002. She is represented by Hashimoto Contemporary, San Francisco, CA. Wagner’s interest in combining 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional forms, alternative use of materials, and hybrid approaches to printmaking, and massive site-specific installations, have led to her artwork being exhibited extensively in the U.S and abroad. Her most recent commissions includes a large-scale installation for the internationally recognized band The Flaming Lips and a large shadow box for GNU a snowboard company out of Portland, OR. Wagner actively visits universities across the U.S as a visiting artist. Past and upcoming ventures have had her at The University of Kansas, KS, Bowling Green State University, OH, Georgetown College, KY, Texas Tech University, TX, University of Iowa, IA, University of Hawaii, HI, University of South Carolina, Southeast Missouri State University, MO, and upoming at The University of Syracuse, NY.
Moldova-based Beauty & the Beast Studio presented this amazing interpretation of the Netherlands coat, which took nearly 6 months to make. Conceptualized by illustrator Ivan Belikov, this piece is a rendered 7-color emblem which was then translated into hundreds of cut fragments that were paintstakingly assembled into multiple layers.
The incredible paper artist Jen Stark has recently completed a dynamic and colourful new mural at the Miami International Airport. The permanent installation is located between Terminal D and E, on the third floor, near the moving walkways. Here are a number of progress shots from Jen Stark, many of which were taken by photographer Peter Vahan. The mural is now complete and with the help from some great friends.