Andrei Molodkin

Russian contemporary artist Andrei Molodkin uses crude oil, blood and pens in a viscous representation based on politics. He currently works out of Moscow and Paris, and is a veteran of the Russian Army, where he used to deliver oil in Serbia. Ultimately in the end, he raises a question on how the role of…

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Joel-Peter Witkin

While living in a world where we think we’ve seen it all and pretend to be jaded by the bizarre, Joel Peter Witkin isn’t afraid to show you beauty through his affinity with death and a flare for the macabre.

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Mr. Ian Wright

Mr. Ian Wright creates pixel-based artwork using all kinds of different materials. Ian is motivated by trying to push his work somewhere new. He prefers to let the materials used to influence the outcome of his artwork. I believe he is from the UK. But what do I know, I’m not a journalist, and I’m just…

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David Ball

David Ball is a collage/mixed media artist located in San Francisco. His interests range from observed relationship dynamics and social commentary to more introverted personal works, all in surreal, other-worldly landscapes driven by character and narrative. The way he blends medias in his work is real treat in person.

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JOAO RUAS

Mr. Ruas (featured previously back in April 2010) is a visual artist from São Paulo. He has dedicated himself exclusively to personal artwork and illustration, for which we say…thank you.

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Katherine Brannock

Katherine Brannock says: “Art works as an agent, combining our senses in ways that broaden the meaning and significance of our existence. I am grateful for the opportunity to communicate with art for the enjoyment of others, as I attempt to uncover and understand the dialogue that defines our time and place in history.”

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Matt Brown

Mr. Matt Brown is an Illustrator from Toronto. An artist that portrays a twisted (or in other words) spawned world of mutated cannibalistic species. Where his imagination is crucially warped at 500 mph that allows the viewers to devour and taste what he force feeds the audience.

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Toshio Saeki

Toshio Saeki (佐伯俊男) is a Japanese illustrator from Japan, famous for his paintings and drawing focusing on erotica, violence, and perversion. It has been suggested that his highly original erotic creations have been influential on some of Japan’s most well known contemporary artists including Aida Makoto and Takashi Murakami. A household artist that you can…

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Jarek Kubicki

Jarek Kubicki is a photographer/graphic designer from Poland. He works for several websites working on design work as well as designing cover work for several musicians. His lucid, obscure line of pieces leaves us thirsty wanting for more.

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Antony Micallef

Antony Micallef the artist with contemporary expressionism. Born in Swindon, England using modern cultural aspects going beyond pop culture by smearing, spreading, plastering, bad-mouthing the mother $*!%ing canvas! Antony is so far my favorite artist of 2011.

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EMPTY KINGDOM TOP 100 Artists of 2010

(Photo by: berserker / Steve Skafte ) Within the hallowed halls of Empty Kingdom, our contributors tend to be very proud about the art that we curate. I wouldn’t say it’s a competition to put up the best artists, but when someone finds a really good artist first, we usually compliment each other with “Dammit!!!”…

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Hollis Brown Thornton

This is a throw back to the 70’s and 80’s from artist Hollis Brown Thornton. Most of Thornton’s works are mixed media pieces with mediums ranging from acrylic paint, permanent marker, white out, pigment transfers, and whatever else he wants to use on canvas or paper. http://hollisbrownthornton.com

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Poked Studios UK

Poked Studios is a creative multimedia design company based in the UK. Their creative expertise and services range from illustration, graphic design, multimedia design, 3D motion graphics, just to name a few. Their clientele includes MTV, BBC, Sony Playstation, Digit Magazine, FHM Magazine, and Doritos. Mushrooms never looked so good. http://pokedstudio.com

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