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Lucy Hardie

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May 26, 2016

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Australian born artist, Lucy Hardie, began her education at a Waldorf school that her parents built on their farm in Victoria's Goulburn Valley, and it was here that her artistic inclinations were fostered. Surrounded by her mother and father’s extensive collection of art books, she became enchanted at an early age by the work of the Old Masters.
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Claudio Oliverio

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May 23, 2016

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Claudio Oliverio is a photographer based out of Berlin, Germany. He was previously featured on September 2010. These images are NSFW.
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Cristóbal Escanilla Revisit

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May 21, 2016

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Cristóbal Escanilla is a photographer based out of Santiago, Chile who shoots with beautiful natural lighting and themes revolving around fellow human being’s connection to nature. Escanilla was previously featured in January 2014.
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EK Interview: Nuno Moreira

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May 18, 2016

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Nuno Moreira's dark art is stirring and beautifu. His most recent series ZONA is an existentialist exploration of dreams, art, and of course, meaning both conscious and unconscious. Check out his interview!
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Thomas Cain

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May 18, 2016

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Thomas Cain is an illustrator based out of Milan, Italy.
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Rosie Anne Prosser

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May 15, 2016

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Rosie Anne Prosser is a photographer based out of Wales, UK who exemplifies the beauty in bleakness. Her atmospheric approach is otherworldly which possess our deepest dreams and fantasies.
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Louis Dazy

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May 12, 2016

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Louis Dazy is a photographer based out of Melbourne, Australia, with a beautiful ethereal color palette and a double exposure technique.
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Erik Jones Revisit

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May 8, 2016

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Erik Jones latest body of work was just featured at the Jonathan LeVine Gallery in New York City. He was previously featured in 2011 and 2013.
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Kim Cogan is at Art Market SF!

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April 28, 2016

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The always amazing Kim Cogan is showing off some new work at the Hespe Gallery Booth at SF Art Market! A new Kim Cogan work of art is always, always, always worth the time to visit and see in person.
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EK Sketchbook: Russ Mills

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April 27, 2016

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Russ Mills has been interviewed and featured twice. We've loved his work since the first day we saw it and our Sketchbook Series has given us an opportunity to look into the work that goes on behind the scenes. Take a look for yourself:
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Magnus Gjoen

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April 26, 2016

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Magnus Gjoen examines how to change peoples relationship and preconceived notions of objects. Something which is potentially extremely destructive can be made into beautiful yet fragile objects of art. It’s this misconception of beauty which Magnus Gjoen wants us to see in a different light, being it weapons, animals or the human race itself.
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EK Interview: Tim Barnard

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April 25, 2016

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Tim Barnard's illustrations are a mash-up of so many enmeshed and overlapping subjects, and some of his works find their way into public/alternative spaces. Within his confines of a gray scale, he plays with dimension, perspective, and text.
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Frédéric Clavére

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April 22, 2016

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Frédéric Clavére's body of work revolves around politics, religion, and warfare. The agitator outlines and paints within multiple mediums by implementing cutouts from magazines, books, and ads. Clavére currently works out of Marseille and teaches out of Nice, France.
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EK Interview: Amber Chavez

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April 22, 2016

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In her photography, Amber Chavez speaks to the solitary subject within the confined space of their interiority. The destruction, the suffocation, the rawness, and the vices are carefully provoked. Chavez invigorates recognizable subject matter and through it, she coaxes her viewers into her work. This, in turn, suggests a certain (auto)biographical narrative. Check out Chavez's work in her EK feature from 2011!
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EK Sketchbook: Justin Van Genderen

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April 20, 2016

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The art of Justin Van Genderen makes me want to climb into a spaceship and rocket and blast into the sky. We've featured and interviewed him, we've fallen in love with his work and now he's given us a peek into the work that goes on behind the scenes. Take a look:
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EK Interview: Stephanie Buer

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April 18, 2016

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The imagery of Stephanie Buer's paintings and drawings recalls her time spent in Detroit, Michigan. While dilapidated and human-free edifices dominate her works, Buer speaks to Detroit's artistic initiatives and to the changing cityscape. Check out Stephanie's other Empty Kingdom interview and post !
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Andrew Hem Revisit

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April 17, 2016

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Andrew Hem was born during his parents' flight from Cambodia in the wake of the Khmer Rouge genocide. His paintings now illustrate a search for inner peace, mindfulness, seeking balance between east and west. He was originally featured on September 2010.
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Bharti Kher

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April 14, 2016

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Bharti Kher is a fine artist who lives and works in New Delhi, India. Majority of her sculptures and installations explores and challenges cultural misunderstandings and social taboos of modern society.
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EK Sketchbook: Nicholas Di Genova

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April 13, 2016

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Nicholas Di Genova has been featured, interviewed, and has participated in one of our roundtables. Through his work he's proven himself to be incredibly talented, portraying colorful and exotic creatures of his some horror fantasy dreamworld. Hiw words portray him as clever, insightful, and intelligent. As part of our ongoing Sketchbook series he has shown us a peak into the mind behind all that work and all those words. Humor, intrigue, art! He's got it all, folks.
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EK Interview: James Rawson

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April 11, 2016

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James Rawson identifies the spoils of popular culture and its devastating/distracting effects. His boisterous paintings involve issues of digital voyeurism and they question the fulfillment that voyeurs receive from their action. Through this, Rawson explores the ubiquities of society and detachments from reality. Check out more of Rawson's work at the EK Shop and his feature !
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