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Adorable Pun Illustrations of Everyday Objects by Malaysian Artist Lim Heng Swee

March 31st, 2015

Lim Heng Swee is an Malaysia-based illustrator and graphic designer who creates art with an optimistic theme that aim to make people smile more. His meaningful works are simple in design, inspired by everyday objects and …

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Rubble Kings by Tephra // 2015 Spring/Summer Collection

March 31st, 2015

London-based label Tephra unveil the lookbook for their Spring/Summer 2015 collection, entitled “Rubble Kings.” The brooding unisex line features a selection of long tees, hoodies and T-shirts, adorning a range of aggressive …

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“Swim in the Air” – New Mural by Street Artist Martin Ron in Penang // Malaysia

March 31st, 2015

Martin Ron is currently in Malaysia where he spent the last few days working on this massive piece on the streets of Penang City. Painting in Raja Uda at the Hin Bus Depot Art Centre, the Argentinean street artist painted …

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Elle Bulgaria 11/2013 by Igor Oussenko

Elle Bulgaria 11/2013 by Igor Oussenko

March 31st, 2015

Set of colorful fashion portrait photography by Igor Oussenko. Visit Igor Oussenko

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Awesome Digital Art by Brandon Liao

Awesome Digital Art by Brandon Liao

March 31st, 2015

Set of awesome digital concept art by Brandon Liao, an artist from the United States. Visit Brandon Liao

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Beautiful Artworks by Karin Miller

My work is a visual play between beauty and tragedy, rhythm and interruption – searching for a sense of order in the overwhelming chaos of life. Two main metaphors I use are those of disguise and pattern. Apart from the obvious masks, I play games of hide and seek with the viewer. Issues are veiled; in the discovery of detail, deceit is revealed and absurdly inverted. My art deals with the typically South African ability to laugh at ourselves, and consequently, to play and take risk. Playfulness is seen in the variety of patterns. The first layer of observation reveals simple decorativeness, but closer looking introduces the heroes who are the personalities that are either super good or super bad. In this lie the acidic hero or smug tyrant and bedfellow of the sad footman. Celebrities and political figures form, in a broader sense, the wallpaper background of our lives. In masking a sense of defeat and despair, all is structured in order, attempting to create sanity and in this, beauty is given the trump card. Beauty affirms our sense of comfort, which is visualized by balance and symmetry and presents us with a sense of warm reassurance. However, my works simultaneously seek out comfort’s opposite side of uneasiness and thus creates tension – as a result a sting is revealed. My cloned icons are cyber creatures that are comfortable with their awkward antics. The play on sexuality and it’s striving towards physical perfection becomes not only seduction in the realm of personal politics but the mask of all our devious underhanded games. At times my characters exchange humble gifts, and in a way, I feel the stab at our bizarre world is the console I give myself.

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Michael Dachstein

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