EK Interview: Tom Gallant

Tom Gallant is well versed in pushing the limit. His previous discussions of sexuality and human form are deep, meaningful, and challenging. His newest series is no exception, addressing cultural mores and how they are passed down through time. Check out his thoughts:

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EK Roundtable Series: Human Form

Artists often choose to remain silent when it comes to social discussion, whether because they believe the art will speak for itself or for other reasons, they take a pass when called upon to raise their voices and address the important questions.  Because of this the amount of dialogue within the arts community suffers and…

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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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Tom Gallant UK

Armed with a sharp knife and an intensely creative eye, UK artist Tom Gallant uses hardcore porn as the foundation to create his detailed figures and patterns reminiscent of late Victorian illustration and design. Can porn be art? Gallant shows us one way that you can.

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