EK Interview: Drømsjel

Pierre Schmidt uses art as a means to relieve the weight of over analysis and express the belief in self determinism. That we should all have and exert our right to express ourselves. Freedom for all through art! Melt your face off with a peek into the world of Drømsjel.

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EK Interview: Lauren Brevner

Lauren Brevner is an amazing artist who has traveled the world and learned a lot and brings all that and a bag of chips to the table. Her work draws from many sources to make and discuss incredibly important subjects from femininity and it’s place and meaning in current culture to tradition and art and…

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EK Interview: Lucien Shapiro

Another fantastic artist at 111 Minna for the Empty Kingdom Art Show is Lucien Shapiro!  His pieces, made from found objects, create a cultural commentary revolving around identity, sexuality, rituals and modern symbology.  Check out his interview for a more in depth discussion from the man himself:

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EK Summer Art Show 2014

And after the smoke clears…we are pleased as punch to announce our very first art show as a smashing success! Friday, June 6th at the one and only 111 Minna Gallery was a night full of drinks, fun, amazing people, and most importantly, amazing art! EK would like to thank every single person that supported…

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EK Interview: Meow Wolf

 Meow Wolf is a group of artists from Santa Fe, brought together by a shared purpose and passion for art and music.  They have created a number of fantastic, whimsical pieces of art with a myriad of topics and styles.  They will be at Select Art Fair for Art Basel this year in Miami.  Hear more…

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EK Interview: Joe Shea

Joe Shea is currently showing at the Hellion Gallery in Portland, Oregon.  His work with mixed media spans a variety of themes, from fables to the American West to his own personal issues, but in all cases it is imbued with with a sense of wonder, as if there’s much more going on behind the work…

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EK Interview: Joshua Hagler

Joshua Hagler, previously featured October 2010 is a really cool dude, a gentleman of the highest order, and he is really really really patient, because this interview was owed to him a long time ago, and he was really nice about it the whole time. I’m sorry Josh, but we do love your work and…

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EK Interview: Mike Shankman

Here’s what I know about Mike Shankman. He’s a hard working dude. He is patient. He’s talented. He loves painting deeply. I’m not sure if there’s anything else I need to know. Oh, and I do also know his paintings are a real treat in person! He is currently solo-showing at the prolific 111 Minna…

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EK Interview: Robert Gligorov

Robert Gligorovis an artist previously featured by our beloved Konahrtist in 2011. He has also graced us with his presence in our Top 100 Artists of 2011. With his incredible knack for artistic shock value it was only natural that we’d want to take a peak into this man’s mind and see what makes him tick.

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EK Interview: Josh Miels

Josh Miels is a crazy cool artist hailing from Australia. He was previously featured on March 21st, 2011 by our very own Konahrtist; Josh makes his big EK comeback with an exclusive interview and an awesome inside look at the place where all the magic happens.

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