Cultural Mechanisms: Elian Chali Talks Cultural Relevancy, Murals, and Connectivity.

Cultural Mechanisms: Elian Chali Talks Cultural Relevancy, Murals, and Connectivity.

Elian himself embraces and explores the intersections present in Latino culture in order to bombastically depict his interpretation of the inherent synergy he sees in all things.

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The End is the Beginning: Brooke Shaden on Death, Inspiration, and Photography

The End is the Beginning: Brooke Shaden on Death, Inspiration, and Photography

The shots themselves often look as if they've been extracted from a gothic fairy tale and this, in a way, illuminates Brooke's fascination with the afterlife and it's mystical significance.

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Lionel Smit: Emotion, Humanity, and the Painter That Brings Them Together.

Lionel Smit: Emotion, Humanity, and the Painter That Brings Them Together.

In many of Lionel's pieces, there is a strong emphasis on how emotion and physiognomy can depict the complex range of internal dialogues and dispositions that we engage in and cycle through during our lifetimes.

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Artificially Organic: Al Margen Talks Art, Society, and Technology.

Artificially Organic: Al Margen Talks Art, Society, and Technology.

There is something deeply agonizing about artist Al Margen's pieces. They perfectly encapsulate the litany of existential maladies that we have come to endure and embody in the so-called Age of Connectivity so well, that each viewing can cause a guttural reaction. 

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Spirit Expressing Itself: Archan Nair on Art, India, and Spirituality.

Spirit Expressing Itself: Archan Nair on Art, India, and Spirituality.

A student of non-dualist tradition and philosophy, Archan uses deep meditation for inspiration and insight. He sees his art as just another vehicle for the exuberant energy present within the universe to freely express itself.

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The Last Train Out of Here: Guy Denning Discusses Anarchy, Political Art, and the Current Ideological Climate.

The Last Train Out of Here: Guy Denning Discusses Anarchy, Political Art, and the Current Ideological Climate.

After getting involved with the Punk and Anarchist movements of the 80’s, artist Guy Denning found himself absorbing the tenets of ideological dissent and acquired the ability to distinguish poignant political art from propaganda.

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Windows to the Soul: My Dog Sighs Discusses His Art, Reflections, and Finding Purpose.

Windows to the Soul: My Dog Sighs Discusses His Art, Reflections, and Finding Purpose.

While many of us are often taken aback by his peculiar moniker (he saw the phrase scribbled on a fence in his youth and adopted it as his sobriquet), self-discovery is an integral part of his artistic message.

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Nature Is First Prize: Photographer Wim van den Heever Talks The Falklands Penguin Shoot, Nature, and Travel.

Nature Is First Prize: Photographer Wim van den Heever Talks The Falklands Penguin Shoot, Nature, and Travel.

After a phenomenal shoot in the Falklands (where he was able to capture a group of penguins congregating before initiating their daily search for food) Wim was greeted with global acclaim and exposure.

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Social Dramentary: Artist Luis Quiles Gives Us the Rundown on His Controversial Artwork, Criticism, and His Surprising Influences.

Social Dramentary: Artist Luis Quiles Gives Us the Rundown on His Controversial Artwork, Criticism, and His Surprising Influences.

Meet Luis Quiles, a Spanish artist who uses his work to examine sexuality and it’s relationship to status and sentimentality. While Luis himself doesn’t like to ascribe specific meanings to his pieces (he feels that is something that should be left up to the viewer) it is quite clear that he is looking to probe the overarching themes of capitalism, connection, and sensuality that are on full display in the modern world. 

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Out of the Screen and On to your Couch: Artist Wil Hughes Discusses 3D Art, Animation, and Realism.

Out of the Screen and On to your Couch: Artist Wil Hughes Discusses 3D Art, Animation, and Realism.

Have you ever sat around wondering what Rick Sanchez from Rick and Morty would look like if he was rendered in 3D? How about Courage the Cowardly Dog? Well no worries, UK artist Wil Hughes has you covered with his take on how these legendary personalities could appear if they stumbled into 3D space.

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Jon Moody: Athletic and Creative Synergy for Artistic Excellence.

Jon Moody: Athletic and Creative Synergy for Artistic Excellence.

Artistic synergy is the product of consistent commitment and unwavering discipline in spite of adversity. No one exemplifies this more than artist Jon Moody who has made it his mission to utilize his creative and physical potential for the benefit of inquiring minds. He uses his abilities to craft powerful paintings that explore ubiquitous human emotions and shed light on the misrepresented and underserved. 

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