Can Dagarslani

Can Dagarslani was originally featured on Empty Kingdom back in December 2013. He graduated from Mimar Sinan University of Fine Art in Istanbul, Turkey and became increasingly more interested in photography while studying architecture. Some images are NSFW.

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Maria Nguyen

Maria Nguyen is a Vietnamese digital artist/illustrator based out of Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. Some of her work is NSFW. You can follow her on Instagram for a lot more delicious work.

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Laura Makabresku Part IV

Polish photographer Laura Makabresku was originally featured on Empty Kingdom back in 2011 and since than we’ve shared her dark and beautiful body of work numerous times. She was also one of Empty Kingdom’s Top 100 artist in 2012. The details and simplicity she captures within her stage flows so naturally setting a delicate and…

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Marat Safin: Revisit

Marat Safin was originally featured on Empty Kingdom back in October 2015 who shot portraits over serene landscapes. Since then the Russian photographer’s work has evolved to more nudes with a lot of cigarettes. Any art direction Marat chooses always ends up being beautiful and ethereal. Images are NSFW.

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Ren Hang (1987-2016)

Ren Hang will always be remembered as one of the greatest contemporary photographers & poets of our times. He’s been arrested several times and also had many of exhibitions canceled for his provoking body of work. Ren was no stranger to our Empty Kingdom, or any other art blog. His photos were always honest and…

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Angela Buron

Angela Buron is a photographer based out of Spain who shoots contorted and deformed portraits in surreal juxtapositions. She raises the basic metaphysical and fundamental idea of what the true meaning and relationship is with our body.

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Beata Chrzanowska

Beata Chrzanowska‘s works encompass what a tender dance between color and form would look like. Highly realistic yet minimal, her painted figures naturally coexist among sharp spontaneous geometry.

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Cristóbal Escanilla Revisit

Cristóbal Escanilla is a photographer based out of Santiago, Chile who shoots with beautiful natural lighting and themes revolving around fellow human being’s connection to nature. Escanilla was previously featured in January 2014.

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EK Interview: Gabriel Grun

Gabriel Grun‘s work is heavily influenced by renaissance and baroque paintings and it shows. Openly sexual, and unabashed about everything that he wants it to be, Gabriel’s work is a world of fantasy, of the myths and legends of humanity laid out in full color, full splendor. Colorful and gorgeous, his paintings draw you into…

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Visceral

Both Colombian photographer Paola Rojas H. and illustrator David Pérez‘s latest series entitled Visceral portrays models displaying the human anatomy from ‘inside out’. They chose blue and red as their primary colors to represent the frozen body and the fiery heart.

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Jean François Lepage Revisit

Jean-François Lepage is a photographer whose working methods are closer to that of a painter. His paradoxically alluring and disquieting photographs bare evidence to a process in which he physically cuts, draws and works into their surface to intricately evolve and brutally deconstruct the original image.

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