The souls and emotion of nature is captured in the ink drawings of Aleksandra Kabakova. Through intimately detailed line work, the Russian illustrator captures various moods of each environment she creates. The scenes wave between a lonely melancholy and child-like whimsy, giving viewers an emotional perception of each atmosphere. Attack Aleksandra! kabakova.com Twitter Instagram

  Illustrator Junko Mizuno gives extra life to her iconic characters in a new pop-up book titled Triad. Published with Poposition Press, Triad features The Nurse, The Witch and The Wrestler in the world of Mizuno’s signature art style. Ten pieces of original work were recreated into pop-up pages in this book being released in both … Continue reading TRIAD Pop Up Book from Junko Mizuno

  Under the pen name “Evgola” artist Evgeniya Golik connects us to a realm of fantasies. Evgola’s paintings take a nod from the European Renaissance and old fairy tales. Gold accents highlight the portraits of the mystical beings that stare back as if they have secrets to share. Attack Evgola! evgolafineart.com Facebook Instagram  

  Alina Noir is a European photographer creating images with the help of muses from the ballet and theater world, that give a visual narrative connecting humans bodies in space that have an air of classic renaissance paintings. Attack Alina Noir! alinanoir.com Facebook Instagram    

  The rich colored portraits painted by Italian artist Donatella Marcatajo are reminiscent of the Pre-Raphaelite era with women who boldly stare back at the viewer as if they want to tell a story yet, they are silenced. http://www.donatellamarcatajo.com/  

  Painter Chrystal Chen has a fascination with spiritual beings and an alternative fantasy worlds. Her oil paintings detailed with gold leaf present subjects in metaphorical situations that are derived from visions, supernatural experiences, and beings. Check out some of her work!

Johannah O’Donnell paints characters that shine boldly with brilliant shades of color, often found among cosmic landscapes. Her acrylic figures are influenced by vintage 70’s sci-fi illustrations and the American pop movement and uses figurative symbolism as a narrative surrounding ideas of the human condition. Attack Johannah O’Donnell! johannahodonnell.com * Instagram * Facebook  

  Maciek Jasik is a Polish born photographer, now living in New York City, who works with smoke and color to create mysteriously ethereal images. They play with your eyes as you try and focus in on the vibrant blur of faces and figures. An energy comes off of Jasik’s photographs that evokes an emotional response that can be … Continue reading Color & Smoke: Photos by Maciek Jasik