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Spy Name: Oswald Kazoo

My name is Oswald Kazoo. I run a lunar petting zoo. We specialize in organisms from planets of mass one order of magnitude less than Terran Standard. Tuesdays are free for all children 9 orbits and under so come on by!

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Zone H5, Luna

Recent Posts By: the blind architect

EK Interview: Federico Lombardo

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April 7, 2014

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Federico Lombardo's watercolors have so much feeling and emotion to them.  Though stark they are raw and visceral, I'd love to see one in person.  He is one of another artist with the 5 pieces Gallery whom we are proud to interview and feature, so check out what he has to paint and say.
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EK Interview: Casey McKee

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March 31, 2014

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  The art of Casey McKee is dynamic, spanning an array of subjects, some serious others not, and maintaining degree a levity.  He is one of a number of great artist from 5 pieces Gallery whom we are proud to be spotlighting.  Check out his interview and take a look at his work!
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Feature: The Tall Trees Of Portland

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March 30, 2014

On April 3rd the Hellion Gallery in Portland will be opening a show centered the art book The Tall Trees of Portland.  Matt Wagner, the gallery owner, has curated the Tall Trees of Portland as an art book featuring a number of awesome Portland artists and is one of several such books he has executed and has planned.  Check out some of the art in the book and the interview with Matt regarding the book and if you're in the area head to Hellion Gallery on Thursday!
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Reverse Engineered at Hellion Gallery

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February 27, 2014

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Reverse Engineered is currently showing at Hellion Gallery in Portland Oregon is a lineup of amazing artists, their names follow: AJ Fosik, Souther Salazar, JShea, Troy Coulterman, Michael Alm and Yoskay Yamamoto.  Put together with the intent of show casing a group of installation artists, the artists are as talented as they are different, from AJ Fosik's in your face emotional dynamism to Michael's naturalistic woodwork to JShea's oddly quieting meditations on the human condition.  If you're in Portland check it out!  Otherwise, take a look here:
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Dave Young, Eddie Colla AND Hugh Leeman AT 111 MINNA

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February 17, 2014

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Dave Young, Eddie Colla and Hugh Leeman are at it again, they currently have a show at 111 Minna Gallery in San Francisco!  Though they have been working together for a while, this show is meant to be less a collaborative effort and group show.  Nonetheless, it's interesting see how their work and thought processes have evolved, both individually and thanks to their collaborations.  Check out the interview and if you're in The City check out the show!
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EK Interview: Christophe Pouget

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February 14, 2014

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Christophe Pouget stitches photos together to create a melange of life, showing more of scene than any single photo ever could.  His work brings places to life, showing not only the action of the moment, but of many moments, all at once.  Check out his interview:
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EK Interview: Mehmet Gozetlik

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February 6, 2014

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Mehmet Gozetlik is a co-founder of the design shop Antrepo.  They minimalism that he employs is not only eye-catching, it's down right stunning.  The juxtaposition created when compared to the maximalism of today makes modern ads look downright gaudy.  Check out his interview!
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EK Interview: Tadao Cern

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January 31, 2014

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The photography of Tadao Cern has a deal of range, focusing on everything from redheads, Cuba, to people getting their faces distorted by air.  No doubt his novelty is welcome in the artistic media.
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EK Interview: Cian McLoughlin

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January 27, 2014

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Cian McLoughlin's work is uninhibited, it is pure expression.  His work looks like the inside of someone's mind, their opinions and ideas imprinted on each piece. His interview is as thoughtful as his work, check it out:
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EK Interview: Elizabeth Merritt Kong

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January 20, 2014

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We featured Elizabeth Merritt Kong earlier last year, originally from Southern California, she is currently in Chicago, studying and refining her work.  Elizabeth uses a wide swath of media, her work is mythic and eye catching in the depiction of her subjects.  Check out her interview:
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EK Interview: Steve Johnson

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January 13, 2014

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The work of Steve Johnson is as insightful as it is beautiful and detailed.  Each piece tells a story and his stories are universal, addressing the very differences and challenges humans encounter in their daily life.  To hear Steve tell it, the juxtaposition of rats and chickadee, though opposing, shouldn't be boiled down to simple binary forces, they represent dynamic and deep personalities in us all.  Read his interview to hear more.
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EK Interview: Jen Lobo

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December 25, 2013

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Jen Lobo is currently showing at Hellion Gallery.  Much of Jen's work is of the sea, animals, ships, and the ocean, her appreciation for the force and majesty of the ocean can be seen in her work.  She took some time to talk to us about her life, her work, and the way artists research and prepare for their work.  Check it out":
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EK Interview: AJ Fosik

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December 18, 2013

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For those who are in New York, AJ Fosik is currently showing at Jonathan LeVine Gallery.  For those who are not, he's interview may help assuage your grief.  The work of AJ Fosik is a commentary on religion and the human condition, our vices, our virtues.  He himself is poignant, and intelligent and I highly suggest you read what he has to say:
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EK Interview: Mindzai Creative

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December 4, 2013

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We at Empty Kingdom are honored to be working with the fantastic folks over at Mindzai Creative.  Mindzai is a Creative Agency and Print Shop with a work ethic and culture deserving respect and recognition.  Check out their interview:
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EK Interview: Amanda Elizabeth Joseph Part 2

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November 29, 2013

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Amanda Elizabeth Joseph is one of the fantastic artists we will be bringing down to Miami for Select Art Fair.  According to her, the entire story of a person can be told through their skin, it's no surprise that the subjects in her paintings have seen such attention in that department.  Check out her interview:
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EK Interview: Erin Riley 2

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November 27, 2013

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The tapestries of Erin Riley are a thing to see.  And good news citizens!  If you'll be in Miami during December you'll be able to see her work at Select Art Fair!  Erin's work is revealing, it is an in depth and honest discussion of feminine values and insecurities within current culture.  In keeping, her interview is as lucid as it is interesting, read on:
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EK Interview: Andreas Englund Part 2

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November 25, 2013

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Andreas Englund is an amazing artist that we are honored to be bringing to Select Art Fair!  His paintings are a human depiction of superheroes, the life between the fights and the action shots.   Andreas is a man who cares about the small details and the small beauty in life, and it's no surprise, because his work shows his care and passion.  Check out his interview:
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EK Interview: Scott Hove Part 2

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November 22, 2013

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Scott Hove will be bringing his cake creations, which are out of this world, to Miami for Select Art Fair.  Scott has given his cakes life; snarling, vicious, colorful, vibrant and delicious life.  His new series features cake guns, three of which we are proud to announce will be coming down to Miami.  Check out his interview:
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EK Interview: Lucien Shapiro

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November 19, 2013

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Lucien Shapiro is one of the fantastic artists Empty Kingdom is bringing to Select Art Fair.  His masks may cover the face but they provide a deeper window into what is behind.  His work is self-reflection, a commentary and force for the importance of creating things by hand and the value imperfection can imbue such objects with.  Read his interview:
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EK Interview: Rebecca Rose

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November 15, 2013

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Rebecca Rose's work with rings is so intricate I want to be shrunk down like Rick Moranis so I can see it better.  Rebecca will be showing at Select Art Fair for Art Basel in December.  Besides being a protector of salamanders, Rose employs a technique known as lost-wax casting, which is extremely dangerous!  Check out her interview:
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