Usually we wear masks to disguise ourselves, to hide some of who we are. Though, in the case of these paintings from Alea Hurst, the masks reveal much more. The Atlanta based artist paints with oil on fabric with bits of her figures exposing the patterns beneath. Alea combines cultural and tribal masks with figures … Continue reading Alea Hurst’s Societal Masks

Kazuki Takamatsu   Danijela Khra, editor and chief of art publication Beautiful Bizarre magazine, teams up with Leon Krasenstein, owner of the Friends of Leon Gallery in Sydney, Australia, to create a group show of internationally renown portraiture artists entitled “‘Les Petit Fours“.  Inspired by the decadence of  Parisian bakeries, the 26 artists were invited to create … Continue reading Les Petit Fours @ Friends of Leon Gallery