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The most un-famous famous artist, Marlene Dumas

The daring art of Marlene Dumas Born in Cape Town, South Africa, Marlene Dumas (South African, b.1953) is a painter, best known for her unsettling images of women and children. After studying art at the University of Cape Town, Dumas moved to the Netherlands, where she continues to work today. Referencing magazines, pornographic imagery, and personal Polaroid photographs of friends and lovers, the artist primarily paints figurative paintings laden with psychological tension. Dumas works with gestural Read more […]

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SMALL INK DRAWINGS by Antigoni Kavvatha These trees are between life and death. Some of them are simply hibernating while others are victimised by arson, thunderbolts, or drought. They depict life and death through nature. Even though black dominates, light as background is what shapes the works. The third dimension comes in and out. Balance, symmetry, texture and detail are their emphasised features. See more of her work on her website Antigoni Kavvatha was born in Thessaloniki, Read more […]

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Gaetan Henrioux

Gaetan Henrioux is a French painter who works and lives in Paris and Brooklyn. The artist explores sexuality and eccentric oddities through an expressionistic approach. He is also the co-founder of Awiiily.     Read more […]

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Cayce Zavaglia’s thread painting

Cayce Zavaglia’s thread painting Cayce Zavaglia’s process, which she refers to as both thread painting and “renegade embroidery,” begins with a photoshoot of each subject, namely friends, family, and fellow artists. Roughly 100-150 photos are winnowed down to a single selection which she then begins to embroider with one-ply embroidery thread on Belgian linen. She shares via her artist statement: I was originally trained as a painter, but switched to embroidery 12 years ago in an Read more […]

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Pavlos Samios “Painting Apology” Exhibition in Benaki Museum

Pavlos Samios Painting Apology Born in Athens, Pavlos Samios studied at the School of Fine Arts with Nicos Nicolaou and Yannis Moralis.  He had his first one-man show in Athens (1978).  He has presented his work in many solo and group exhibitions in Greece and abroad.  He is teaching in the School of Fine Arts at the workshop for Byzantine traditional painting.  Initially surrealist, his work developed in the frame of descriptive painting with a strong personal style.  From 1978 to 1992 Read more […]

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