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EK Interview: Ben Thomas

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February 12, 2016

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The photography of Ben Thomas makes our world look like a model set. In the most extreme, this can be an exercise in humility, forcing one to consider how infinitesimal we are as human beings, and how tiny our race is in the scope of our planet, and in the greater context of the universe. On another end they provide a window into the beauty and achievement of our species, the monuments we have constructed to ourselves and the world we have wrought together. Check out his interview:
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Fusion Frames by Darryl Cox

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February 12, 2016

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Darryl Cox spends his days in Central Oregon forest searching for the ideal tree branch to blend with frames. Each distinct project involves woodworking, painting, and a bit of sculpting. He creates a limited 20-30 pieces per year.
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Andrea Torres Balaguer

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February 10, 2016

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Andrea Torres Balaguer is a photographer based out of Barcelona, Spain with a beautiful minimalistic approach.
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EK Podcast: Christine Wu

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February 9, 2016

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A truly delightful and insightful interview with the one and only Christine Wu (www.misschristinewu.com) who has a fantastic solo show currently showing at Thinkspace Gallery in Los Angeles until Feb. 20th! Check it out! The podcast is a bit long but worth every second
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EK Interview: Mary Iverson

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February 8, 2016

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Mary Iverson is a painter from Seattle, her works depict a natural world overrun and polluted by consumerism. The nature in her art is beautiful and vibrant in its own right, but to it so marred by shipping containers and their tendrils is a striking image, indeed. Check out her interview:
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EK Shop: Christine Wu

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February 8, 2016

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Christine Wu is a fine art oil painter and overall image maker. Stylistically, her work is multi-layered with haunting and sensual undertones. She often depicts people in flux, capturing the vulnerability of self discovery while exploring the tangibility of memories and the way we remember. She is also an information collector, obsessive organizer and springtime murderer.
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Tatsuya Tanaka

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February 7, 2016

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Japanese artist Tatsuya Tanaka recreates everyday scenarios by assembling everyday objects. He's been featuring a new piece daily on his website called miniature-calendar.com for the past 4 years.
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EK Interview: Charles Wish

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February 5, 2016

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How far down the rabbit hole do you want to go today? Charles Wish will take you deep, deep down. Americana meets South Asian Art to create art soaked in nuance, overflowing with color, and brimming with microcosmic universes. It's overwhelming in the very, very best of ways. And his thoughts are just as interesting:
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Gabriel Dawe Revisit

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February 3, 2016

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Gabriel Dawe creates site-specific installations that explore the connection between fashion and architecture, and how they relate to the human need for shelter in all its shapes and forms. His work is centered in the exploration of textiles, aiming to examine the complicated construction of gender and identity in his native Mexico.
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EK Interview: Christina Pettersson

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February 1, 2016

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Christina Pettersson's black and white drawings portray a world where mystery still rules. Where the old gods and goddesses are alive and strong, without color she draws living, visceral pieces that draw you in, call to you, make you think of the world that might be, not see the world as it is. Her imagination runs deep and cannot be denied, nor resisted as it calls the viewer to dream with her. Check out her interview:
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Kip Omolade

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January 31, 2016

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Kip Omolade is a painter based out of Harlem, New York who paints diovadiova chrome portraits. Initially he starts off by molding and casting each model’s face by reworking the cast plaster sculpture, producing a version in resin and adding a chrome layer. The final sculpture serves as a model for his hyper-realistic oil paintings.
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EK Interview: Gustavo Peña

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January 29, 2016

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Gustavo Peña's art is an exploration, both of himself and the world around him. Water, the body, laser beams, batman masks, he has it all in his world that look like a youthful fantasy world. Check out his interview:
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Joanne Nam

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January 29, 2016

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Joanne Nam is a South Korean painter based out of Los Angeles, CA, who is currently showcasing her work with Supersonic Invitational at the Spoke Art Gallery in San Francisco.
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Petros Koublis

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January 27, 2016

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Greek photographer Petros Koublis captures portraits of living organism other than humans in vast terrains. He also shoots desolate landscapes with very powerful and minimalistic aesthetics. His first book entitled INLANDS was published last year.
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EK Interview: Yung Cheng Lin

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January 25, 2016

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The art of Yung Cheng Lin is gripping, compelling, and raw. I feel like I could make a Jackson Pollock out of all the adjectives and emotions I feel staring at his pieces. Damn. Where the hell does it all come from? Check out his interview for a peek:
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Thomas Devaux Revisit

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January 23, 2016

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Thomas Devaux is a photographer based out of Paris, France who was featured on Empty Kingdom’s Top 100 Artist in 2013. His visionary approach to the world of fashion is always overwhelming, experimental, and atmospheric. His images often portray several clouded unique layers which recomposes the subject leaving the viewer's wandering eyes for more.
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EK Interview: May von Krogh

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January 22, 2016

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May von Krogh's ceramics have a common thread, they're soaked in emotion, each a conscious and meaningful meditation on a theme. Besides that, each is an isolated incident, a standalone testament to her ability to create novel and nuanced work. Aesthetically they are deep and penetrating, most of her subjects are children, which makes their expressions all the more effective. Check out her interview
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Januz Miralles Revisit

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January 20, 2016

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Janus Miralles aka Nuestra is a filipino photo-manipulator who approaches his body of work with a painter’s state of mind by digitally smearing, blending, and forming elements with his virtual palette knife. He was previously featured back in October 2013 and April 2012.
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EK Interview: Daniel Martin

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January 18, 2016

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Daniel Martin seeks to challenge our perception of beauty with his work. Bound in the moment, and to the human condition, Martin's work asks why we call something beautiful and another thing ugly. What is the seed of that and why does it affect us? Check out his interview to read and see more:
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Clara Nebeling

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January 17, 2016

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Clara Nebeling is a 21 year old photographer based out of Berlin, Germany who has already shot for a number of fashion editorials and documentaries. At such a young age, her keen eyes for color, light, and aesthetics really go hand in hand in such a beautiful manner.
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