Beautiful Bizarre Magazine presents a brand new group show entitled Femme to Femme Fatale. Hosted by Modern Eden Gallery in San Francisco, the compelling collection features 60 pieces of artwork exploring the idea of the modern woman. “The beautiful.bizarre aesthetic is largely figurative and you will see many feminine faces and bodies, lives and experiences … Continue reading Beautiful Bizarre’s “Femme to Femme Fatale”

  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

  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

  The vividly colored ladies of Jeremiah Ketner’s paintings are instantly recognizable. They are dreamy, adorned with flowers, have a child-like innocence unique to each of them. The Chicago artist draws a lot of design and motif inspiration from the Japanese culture and now lives in Tokyo where he continues to create. Attack Jeremiah Ketner! … Continue reading Jeremiah Ketner

Nathan Spoor   Spoke Art San Francisco welcomes Nathan Spoor as a guest curator for Suggestivism: Resonance, a group show that includes over 40 international artists. Suggestivism is an art movement penned by Spoor that draws from deep imagination, drawing viewers into dreamlike worlds that tantalize our psyche.            “Curator Nathan Spoor … Continue reading Suggestivism: Resonance

  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/  

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  

  The latest body of work from painter Helen Bayly is an amusing commentary of the American experience. Her solo show “Classic Plastic” opening at White Walls highlights paintings developed over the last two years containing classical representations of beauty, detailed with gold leaf script and accents. Through this method she theorizes what the truth behind the … Continue reading Helen Bayly’s Classic Plastic

  Delicate faces peer through bright flowers and young figures float among palms and branches. These are the digital paintings of Jiwoon Pak, a Seoul based artist who studied at the Valenciennes Art and Design school in France.  These images give off a quiet innocence and are reminiscent of traditional Korean paintings. Attack Jiwoon Pak! jiwoonpak.com * … Continue reading Delicate Scenes of Jiwoon Pak

There is a tension narrated in the digital paintings of Turkish artist Aykut Aydogdu. A blend of figures and fauna create a curious dreamscape that questions the essence of humanity, it’s struggles, and it’s place among nature. Attack Aykut Aydogdu! Behance * Instagram