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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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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Christine Wu

Christine Wu from Los Angeles, creates haunting paintings that with drip with sexual undertones. She has a knack of including additional limbs or features into one of her painted forms, which makes these sort of semi-mythical humans with ghastly but endearing characteristics.

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Mark Jenkins Part Deux

Here at Empty Kingdom, we love nothing more than an artist with a sense of humour. Mark Jenkins, previously featured all the way back in December 2010, definitely has the comedic element in his work that we dig. See if you can spot his obscure street art next time you’re wondering arounda big city…

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Hallucinatory Tales

Rafael Sottolichio is a Quebec-based painter with a talent for creating hallucinatory tales. His dream-like portraits often includes trailed liquids, vivid colours and random geometric shapes to throw any observer off-guard and into an astral trance.

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The Maker

To all the devote, unknowing and loose followers of my posts… I sincerely apologise for keeping you waiting with my articles. It has saddened me up to now; not being in a position to find and post the artwork that I cherish, but from now on, I should be posting regularly again (and I love…

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Birds and Boys

Meghan Howland is an American oil painter with a knack for creating dreamy, almost hypnagogic images of birds, boys, girls and dolls. Her work has an aura of pleasantry and whimsical innocence, yet one can’t help but smell a slight wift of darkness seeping through her pictures…

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Splashing steel

Johnson Tsang is a Hong Kong based artist with an insane ability to make solids splash. He uses materials such as ceramics and steel to masterfully warp their natural states into interesting sculptures of a more fluid appearance.

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The World Of Oliver Vernon

Oliver Vernon is an acrylic painter who was born in the city of New York. His work quite often shows a surreal and warped portrayal of weird and wonderful, make-believe landscapes. The pale colour tones he uses juxtapose well with the harsh geometric shapes, altogether creating a fascinating mix of architecture, landscape and abstractions.

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Maurice Sapiro

Maurice Sapiro is a Jersey-born, Connecticut dwelling artist who has dipped his toe into the production of many different creative forms. From ochreous coloured paintings to book-writing, Maurice has gathered a wealth of experience in the artistic world.

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Jeweled Fruit

The artist who bears the name Luciana Rondolini is a woman of many talents. Her painting and drawing skills are ones which mere mortals such as my self can only really dream to achieve. But her charming installation work is what caught my eye the most. Straying away from the human size lollipop, when I…

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Pedros Campos

I love hyperrealism. It’s like a superpower to me. Shooting lasers? Flying? Controlling time? Nope. I don’t want any of that. If I can be involved in a government experiment, or a nuclear, radioactive explosion that gives me the ability to paint like a photograph, I would take that over the powers shooting web-like mucus…

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Louis Fry’s Facemasks

Louis Edwin Fry is a surrealist photographer and videographer based in London (and Leipzig), who specialises in creating portraits of chaos. The most appealing photographs, for me, were the pictures which masked the face of the his captives with fluid iridescent stains.

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