Pierre Fudaryli (NSFW)

Pierre Fudaryli is a Mexican digital artist who photo-manipulates his subjects heavily influenced by Salvador Dali. The philosophy behind his work is described as “The daily geometry of our death, from birth until we cease to die.” compose what he calls “altered reality of human energy”. Graphically describing the behaviors in different states, different vectors…

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Eliza Bennett

ELiza Bennett is a London based artist who recieved a BTEC National Diploma in art, focusing on textiles. She then continued to pursue a BA in Fashion Design at Middlesex University.

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Serge Gay Jr. Part II

It’s only been 2 months since we shared Serge Gay Jr.’s work (previously featured in March 2014), but he’s been busy pumping out more of his grizzly graphic art which brings him back to our humble little site so soon. Based out of San Francisco, California, Serge draws his inspiration from his surroundings, his Haitian…

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Penny Byrne

Based out of Melbourne, Australia Penny Byrne is a Visual Artist who creates powerful political messages using vintage porcelain figurines and found objects. These darkly humorous figurines span a range of issue such as global politics, pop culture, and the environment. A well respected ceramics conservator, Byrnes meticulously forges her wonderfully twisted figurines with great…

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Christophe Doucet

Christophe Doucet sculpts space as much as materials. His vision ranges wide, from the material elements that configure a territory, to the symbolic elements that make it possible for people to live in it. He carries out implementations and shapes that trouble the common representation of the places where he performs.

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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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Damien Hirst

Damien Hirst is a London based artist that uses a varied practice of installation, sculpture, painting and drawing to explore the complex relationship between art, life and death. “Art’s about life and it can’t really be about anything else … there isn’t anything else.”

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Winston Chmielinski

Winston Chmielinski is a fine art painter based out of NYC, New York with a degree in philosophy and creative writing from NYU. “An admission—that I am a disorganized, impulsive person—reads more optimistically on canvas because the eye has glimpsed the edge. I navigate the visual by visceral means, colliding impressions of points with interpretations of…

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MEYOKO

Melissa Murillo a.k.a Meyoko is a Berlin-based illustrator that creates unique, bizarre, and surreal figurines in beautiful fine details. Many of these portraits and skulls are based around mystical creatures that portray complex abstract expressions with an elegant minimal finish.

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Charles Ray

Charles Ray is a modern sculptor from Chicago that currently resides in Los Angeles. “I don’t know how to express this idea without sounding overly romantic, but I like art with a little magic to it. The art world typically replaces the word “magic” with “mystery,” a colder noun more likely to entice collectors than…

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EMPTY KINGDOM TOP 100 Artists of 2012

[Photo by: Lauren Treece] The beginning is, in fact, finally here. After shifting through exactly 1470 posts for the entire 2012 calendar year, a dozen pots of coffee made, several holes punched in the drywall during heated deliberations, and several concussions suffered from office supplies hurled at each others’ heads, we proudly present the third…

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The Sheep that became Wolf

Dietmar Gross has a very impressive résumé indeed. In 2006, he became the founder, and the director of the “Oppenhiemer Summer Academy” for visual arts,’ has won an array of awards, and has exhibited from Germany to as far as New York. This German national treasure creates creepy amalgamations in his own, unique, surrealist style,…

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LIFE IS JUST A GAME

Society today is lacking Peter Pan’s lost boy mentality. Let us inspire and be inspired. Open your heart and mind to all that’s around you. Take notes from Connie Lim, a fashion designer and illustrator who has dedicated her life to creating an alternate reality through art. Basking in the abundance of ink, coffee, love,…

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