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Chikara Umihara

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September 10, 2014

Art Blog - Chikara Umihara - Empty Kingdom
Chikara Umihara is a Japanese photographer who creates luminous, amorphous images that have a curious taste, an almost silver licking of light. His large, silence images carry an infinitesimal level of detail, and their thunderous presence renders them trembling, and tremendous.
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EK Interview: Cecilia Paredes

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September 3, 2014

Art Blog - Cecilia Paredes - Empty Kingdom
Cecilia Paredes featured back in 2012, is a Peruvian artist who explores the interaction between ourselves and our environment through her fascinating series of self-portraits in which she disappears into her own backgrounds. We've had the wonderful opportunity to speak with Cecilia about her work and gain an insight into her enigmatic pieces - read on to hear more!
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Gregory Euclide Revisit

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August 27, 2014

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Gregory Euclide, first featured back in January 2011, is a Minnesotan artist whose creations literally erupt from the canvas to grab you by the eye sockets and pull you back in. Fascinating.
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Ellen Altfest

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August 20, 2014

Ellen Altfest is a painter based out of New York, who creates stunning spans of realist canvas. Her images are technical, meticulous but pervaded by a prickly sense of overwhelmingness awkwardness. From hairy bottoms to silent logs, the truth of the fact is that Altfest's paintings are honest, strikingly so.
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Kevin Cooley

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August 13, 2014

Kevin Cooley is an American photographer, whose images exhibit his peculiar fascination with light - a spectre which pools, surges, takes resplendent refuge in the dark corners of his frames.
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Mike Brodie

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August 6, 2014

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Mike Brodie, otherwise known as the Polaroid Kidd, left home at 18 to drift across the US, crisscrossing the continent by freight train. Brodie spent three years travelling, camera in hand, photographing the people he encountered along the way. His resultant photobook, A Period of Juvenile Prosperity, is at once intimate and dirty, defiant and seductive.
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Elizabeth Weinberg

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July 16, 2014

Elizabeth Weinberg is an American photographer based out of Los Angeles. Her stunning series, Of Recklessness and Water, is smooth and viscous, a shimmering film that manages to capture that our endless fascination with the sea in all it's stages - from uncanny stillness to raucous, tumbling waves. "The cure for anything is salt water," said Isak Dinesen, "tears, sweat or the sea." Weinberg's collection captures this exactly.
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Carlos Villalon

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July 11, 2014

Carlos Villalon is a Chilean photojournalist who has dedicated his work to tracing the lives of communities who depend, build, and are torn apart by the resources in their surroundings. From the social, cultural and political impact of drug trafficking in Colombia to the international exploitation of minerals in the Congo, Villalon manages to extract a kernel of truth that hits a strong, harsh note at the back of our throats and refuses to go away. This particular series is composed of striking images of the villages that depend on the cultivation of the coca plant, and the communities that are devastated by its product, in the form of cocaine.
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Brianna Capozzi

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June 18, 2014

Brianna Capozzi is a photographer based out of New York whose images are full of a gelatinous, almost pulsating beauty. Capozzi veers away from the conventional glossiness of fashion photography, employing the female body to create startling, unusual scenes - odd glimpses of a story that linger provocatively on the tongue. A teenage dream.
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Owen Perry

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May 13, 2014

Owen Perry is a Canadian artist who creates stunning photographs of stark and sweeping landscapes, the curves and cusps and nostalgic silence of the wild.
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Anna Wypych

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May 7, 2014

Anna Wypych is a Polish artist from the edges of the Baltic sea, who creates beautiful paintings, softly direct, gripping in their ambiguous, ethereal way.
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Titus Simoes

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April 23, 2014

Titus Simoes is a Belgian photographer who creates raw, resplendent impressions of gritty slices of life across the american west and central europe, slices that slick and stick to the back of your teeth, a taste that cannot be forgotten.
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Jacob Fellander

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April 16, 2014

Jacob Fellander is a Swedish artist who creates beautiful, sweeping cityscapes, capturing a multitude of perspectives, whole swathes of overlapping moments in time.
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Bart Hess Revisit

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April 9, 2014

Bart Hess, first featured back in 2011, is a Dutch artist who uses a variety of materials to mould strange and otherworldly figures, blurring the line between these alien textiles and human skin.
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Lalla Essaydi Revisit

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April 2, 2014

Lalla Essaydi, featured back in 2012, is a Moroccan-born artist who delves into Islamic calligraphy to give a voice, and an intricate veil, to her subjects. The tension between the richness and the confinement in her photographs hints at the complexities of Arab female identity, and the voyeuristic Western tendencies thereof. Her two latest series, Bullet and Harem Revisited are potent, luminous, and absolutely breathtaking.
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Abelardo Morell

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March 26, 2014

Abelardo Morell is a Cuban-born photographer fascinated by the ancient technology of camera obscura, turning entire rooms into delicate pinhole cameras. He travels among the insides of our world, the intimate rooms where we make our lives, projecting the glorious outside in with lush, dizzying results. His rich, lapping image create an unnerving vision of reality that appear tantalizingly more realistic than ours.
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Roberto Kusterle

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April 2, 2013

Art Blog - Roberto Kusterle - Empty Kingdom
Roberto Kusterle is an Italian photographer who creates stunning black and white images - portraits that explore the thin, porous line between man and nature; reality and meltingly vibrant dreams.
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Irina Rozovsky

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April 1, 2013

Art Blog - Irina Rozovsky - Empty Kingdom
Irina Rozovsky is a photographer from the East Coast who takes curiously lush photographs. Her images hit you like stills from a Coppola movie - cinematic in their waxy, languid warmth.
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Olga Ziemska

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March 31, 2013

Art Blog - Olga Ziemska - Empty Kingdom
Olga Ziemska is a sculptor hailing from Cleveland, Ohio. Taken literally, her name means Olga "of the Earth" which is wonderfully fitting given her supernatural ability to sculpt movement from tendrils of wood.
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Ian Cumberland Revisit

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March 25, 2013

Art Blog - Ian Cumberland - Empty Kingdom
Ian Cumberland is a photorealistic painter who creates vast, dappled honest portraits.
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