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Adam Martinakis Update

Adam Martinakis is a digital artist based out of Athens, Greece who primarily works in 3D. He creates humanoids & environments in a surreal, hyper-realistic, and abstract conditions. Check out our exclusive interview with Martinakis back in August 2012.

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Emi Adachi

Emi Adachi‘s work of art gives off something rather refreshing when it comes to using an “old-fashioned” Japanese color palette. Her paintings of children and cats who coexist so naturally reminds me of my (I’m Korean) childhood nursery books but with an aura that’s a bit more odd and unusual. Be sure to check out…

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Can Dagarslani

Can Dagarslani was originally featured on Empty Kingdom back in December 2013. He graduated from Mimar Sinan University of Fine Art in Istanbul, Turkey and became increasingly more interested in photography while studying architecture. Some images are NSFW.

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Laura Makabresku Part IV

Polish photographer Laura Makabresku was originally featured on Empty Kingdom back in 2011 and since than we’ve shared her dark and beautiful body of work numerous times. She was also one of Empty Kingdom’s Top 100 artist in 2012. The details and simplicity she captures within her stage flows so naturally setting a delicate and…

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Yung Cheng Lin

The raw and peculiar fine art photographer Yung Cheng Lin is Tainan, Taiwan based. He has a calming yet straight forward approach when it comes to contorting and distorting his viewers. Lin has been featured on Empty Kingdom numerous times and we also had an interview with him back in 2016.

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Peter Hamlin

Blurring the boundaries between the artificial and organic, the nefarious, benevolent, and benign, Peter Hamlin constructs environments where nanopeople, robots, cyborg plants, and curious synthetic organisms live their lives. Humor and playfulness hybridize in these spaces where multiple outcomes to this destiny manifest through color, pattern and line.

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Bang Sang Ho

Bang Sang Ho is a South Korean illustrator & graphic designer who presents us a very colorful journey among the distant stars at a state of psychedelic mind fuzz. Be sure to follow his instagram to experience his latest wanderings.

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Kim Hyun-Jung

South Korean artist Kim Hyun-Jung breaks the media’s stereotype of traditional Korean women by painting her portraits with a more modern day and honest approach. She isn’t afraid to paint against what society suggests as “acceptable” Confucius behavior, instead she portrays her own personal pleasures. “So now I introduce my works as the Korean genre…

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Lu Cong: Artist Update

Lu Cong is widely known for her beautiful oil portraiture series, especially on Empty Kingdom. We’ve featured Lu numerous times within the past few years. This time around, we’re pleased to share with you her watercolor series mixed with ink and graphite that’s printed on cotton rag paper. Visit her website to view and purchase…

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Milena Huhta

Milena Huhta is an illustrator based out of Helsinki, Finland who mixes together elements of 90’s shōjo manga, sci-fi scenarios, contemporary fashion and Asian folklore. She create worlds filled with conflicted and melancholy characters. Amazing colorful & psychedelic work. I love it.

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Hiroko Shiina

The many psychedelic and experimental portraits captured by Hiroko Shiina revolves around death. The artist based out of Tokyo explores the metaphysical essence of each existence. Whether it’s a dream, nightmare, or reality, Hiroko continues to dig deep portraying the dark beautiful mysteries of our consciousness .

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Li Hui+

Out of all photographers and artists on Empty Kingdom, Chinese photographer Li Hui has probably been featured on Empty Kingdom the most. This is currently her 6th feature, and we really love her. You can always taste the earthly colors captured by Hui and the beautiful ethereal tones continue to transcend our viewing experience.

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