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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Tetsuya Ishida (1973-2005)

Tetsuya Ishida (1973-2005) painted an extensive series of scenes depicting ordinary Japanese life, typically painting himself as the main subject and protagonist in each piece. Ishida died in 2005 after being hit by a train, which is still considered by many as a possible suicide. http://tetsuyaishida.jp

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