EK Interview: Stephanie Buer

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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EK Interview: Mr. Mead

Mr. Mead‘s surreal illustrations examine his personal fears, materializing as looming and haunting forms. These dandified and often masked animal-people provoke viewers with their bizarre gesticulations. Mr. Mead animates the inhabitants of the darkness, often providing these characters with finely trimmed suits.

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EK Interview: Steve Powers

The work of Steve Powers is about as straight forward as it can be, on one level at least.  On the other level it’s steeped in subtlety and conveys much more than the words at first glance say.  He will be working with Select Art Fair in Miami of this year and we are happy…

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EK Interview: Derek Gores

The fourth and final artists that Empty Kingdom is proud to bring to SXSW ReCREATE:ATX will be Derek Gores.  The fantastic master of the collage will undoubtedly be putting something stunning and novel up on the walls in Austin Texas.  Derek understands that this is about community, encouraging anyone near the event to bring something for…

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EK Interview: Hugh Leeman

The next of the fantastic four artists that will be participating in the ReCREATE:ATX event, which is only 1 week away, is none other than Hugh Leeman.  Discussing everything from personal maturation to the ignorance we have towards the richness of the life the person walking by you on the street, his interview is well…

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EK Interview: David Young

With his eyes set on the upcoming Empty Kingdom / HOPE Campaign event at SXSW, in Austin Texas, we have taken a little time to ask David Young, D Young V, about his work passions and his goals.  D Young doesn’t shy away from the meat of the issues at hand, his discussion is relevant,…

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EK Interview: Peter Taylor

Peter Taylor‘s intricate designs looking painstakingly handcrafted.  I wish I had the patience and dedication that he must have to carry out his pieces.  Hailing from Canada, Peter Taylor’s work is the kind of art that I would be happy to have cover my body.  Read his interview:

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EK Interview: Morning Breath

Morning Breath is a collaborative company based out of New York.  It is the combination of the minds of Doug Cunningham and Jason Noto, they met in 1996 while working at Think skateboards in San Francisco.  Morning Breath was formed 6 years later and has been going strong since.  They’ve diversified from skateboard designs and do…

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JR’s Interview with TED

JR flyposts large b/w photographic images in public locations in a manner which is similar to the built environment by the graffiti artist. He states that the street is “the largest art gallery in the world.” originally starting out on the streets of Paris. He’s been literally all over the map, also featured him several…

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EK Interview: That Hipster Porn

There are many sites that we traverse throughout the day in search of artistic inspiration, and THAT HIPSTER PORN is one that our staff likes to follow.  They have a nice thing going, their aesthetic fits well with our sensibilities, and the content, well it’s cool.  Their presentation of the sexual is artistic, at least…

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