Bryan Ray – Abstract Work

Bryan Ray is an American Artist. A passion for creative exploration has impelled him to produce a distinct body of work encompassing a wide range of visual mediums from video, fashion design, to fine art. Often building on a unique juxtaposition of elements he creates a personal narrative between art and observer that focuses on their internal perspectives of time, space, and perceived realities. His oeuvre at times seems to contradict itself, in that the vision can be futuristic and at the same time analog. This is highlighted in his personal work which negotiates worlds between distorted VHS video signals, precise line forms, and handmade elements, to create a disjointed yet balanced visual plane.

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Dennis McNett – Wolfbat Studios

Dennis McNett was born in 1972 and grew up in Virginia Beach, VA. He moved to New York in 2001. He has been carving surly block prints for over 18 years. His encouragement as a kid came from his blind grandfather, who told him over and over again that his drawings were good. Later influences came from the raw high-energy imagery pouring out of the early 80’s skateboard and punk rock scene.

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Yoshitoshi Kanemaki – Sensational Sculptures

We’ve posted up the documentation process for a sculpture piece by Yoshitoshi Kanemaki before (HERE), but we just stumbled across a number of new pieces unseen by us and we figured it was a must post. Absolutely mesmerizing what the human brain and body can create.

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Paul Kaptein – Innovative Wood Sculptures

Australian sculptor Paul Kaptein handcrafts laminated wood into some of the most innovative and interesting sculptures. Interested in materialism and inspired by both nature and the concept of time, the Australian creates works that are realistic yet undoubtedly surreal, simultaneously blending real life and in fantasy.

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James McNabb – Wooden Cityscapes

Furniture-maker-turned-sculptor James McNabb just opened a new exhibition of work titled “Metros” at Robert Fontaine Gallery in Miami. McNabb works with abstract shapes cut from repurposed and exotic woods which then become component pieces for larger sculptures.

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John Felix Arnold III – Pop Art Woodworking

John Felix Arnold III works and lives in Oakland, CA. He was born in Durham, North Carolina in 1980. He was amidst the dance and art worlds of New York City and Durham in the 80′s and 90′s as his father was part of Pilobolus Dance Theatre (based in NYC). Here he began brandishing and speaking with crayons, pencils, paint and markers as the undulating forms and the visions of the world he traveled moved through him onto paper.

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