“History of the Future”

“More than resolving its information inconsistencies, this book posed a higher responsibility and challenge. The responsibility of addressing young people writing about the future. About their opinions and emotions, their hopes, fears and dreams. And by drafting the history of the future, they were in fact expressing their personality, their characteristics and their views on…

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NOT ART

“This is Not Art. It’s not deeply meaningful or vaguely philosophical. It’s not calculated or exact. It is only a series of posters designed from classic paintings. A simple reinterpretation of how we saw them. Our tribute to art and design.” –Warsheh, Amman, Jordan

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Julien Knez’s Retro VHS

What if modern movies were released during the old analog days? What would they look like? French new media/graphic designer Julien Knez redesigned recent movies and TV shows with 80’s mock designs on VHS tape covers. How do they look? Freaking, spot on.

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Save Last Gasp Publishing!

Our good friends over at Last Gasp publishing who are in their 45th year of creating and distributing some of the finest books in art and alternative literature are running a Kickstarter campaign for their fall line. This campaign is near and dear to our hearts because as many of you probably know, the world…

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Gilmetric

Since being featured back in November 2011, Andy Gilmore has continued to deliver a steady supply of hypnotic geometric graphic designs whilst injecting more and more intricate detail and mathematical precision into his work with every piece.

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Donate to EMPTY KINGDOM

Most of our faithful fans know that we here at EK do what we do simply for the love of Art. And if you don’t know, now you know. We originally started our site to share our love of Art with the world, but it grew quickly from a fun side project to an intense, all-consuming…

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EMPTY KINGDOM TOP 100 Artists of 2013

[Photo by: Shelbie Dimond] 939 is the magic number for EK in 2013. 939 only has 4 factors: 1, 3, 313, 939…which doesn’t really have any significant meaning relating to our TOP 100. AMD made a CPU called the Socket 939 back in June 2004…but we’re not sponsored by them nor any other computer tech company to…

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Bernhard Handick

Currently based out of Bochum, Germany, Bernhard Handick is a Photographer and Mixed Media artist who isn’t afraid to cut up, rearrange, and paint all over his images to create a new visual piece.

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Legendary Cities

Previously featured back in August 2011, February 2012, and making it on the TOP 100 of 2011, Atelier Olschinsky is definitely no stranger to EK. For those who are unfamiliar, Atelier Olschinsky is a small creative studio based in Vienna, Austria focusing on graphic design, illustration, photography and art direction.

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EK Interview: Defasten

Montreal-based motion-VFX-filmmaker Patrick Doan (running under the name of Defasten) presents a bulk of his work through geometrical layers of abstract subject matter. Our conversations with the artist helped us reveal how computer graphics become a tool for storytelling and expression. Check out the Q&A interview after the jump!

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