Charmaine Olivia

Charmaine Olivia is an artist’s artist. This San Diego-born, San Francisco-based self-taught artist is extremely prolific, regularly doing more than half a dozen gallery showings a year. Her work is colourful, imaginative, intense, and gratifying to those who see the emotion behind each subject. Olivia is a revolving, evolving door of inspiration, and the phases she…

Jason De Caires Taylor

Ah, straight from our friends at The Wooster Collective, I bring you an artist whose passion for the ocean and for sculpture has made him a notable name in the world of underwater art: Jason De Caires Taylor (I’ll give you a minute to google him) Jason De Caires Taylor is a British artist, and…

Tes One

Leon “Tes One” Bedore has been in the street art game since 1992, making him a veteran of the art form that has inspired streetwear, fine art, and music for over 15 years. With his massive experience in street art combining with his level of skill in computer and graphic design, Tes One could most…

Libraries – A New Perspective by Candida Höfer

Candida Höfer, by many, is considered to be one of the greats when it comes to the international photographic art community. These photographs show why. The book, Libraries, is a visual homage to the world’s greatest holders of knowledge, and provide a depth and scope into the architecture and bravado of such institutions as Bibliothèque nationale de…

Roberto Roseano

Roberto Roseano, based in Italy, is one of the more interesting artists I have come across. Instead of allowing the natural surroundings to tell the story, Roseano has taken control and painted his stories directly onto his subjects, making for a more interesting artform.  From the above photographs, it is clear that Roseano is a…

Art of Music Exhibition – Colette Paris

If you are an artist, and have ever done any cover art for a band/musician, this exhibition is the one you want to be in. The Art of Music exhibition brings itself to the boutique Colette in Paris for an extended stay, showcasing some of the more brilliant works by the leading individuals in the industry. (Case…

Delaware

Above is a photo of the members of Delaware, a design/music group from Japan. (Members include – Masato Samata, Aya Honda, Morihiro Tajiri,  & Ages5&Up) The super sonic group that designs everything from visual and web design to writing to music to mobile phone art was first organized by Masato Samata in 1993.  Since their conception,…

Siggeir Hafsteinsson

I’m always fond of artistic, talented, focused people. Siggeir Hafsteinsson happens to be one of those people. This thirty-something Icelandic graphic design master has been working in graphic design for over a decade – and with some very well known clients, including Coca-Cola, MTV, and Eskimo Models.  And don’t think he’s done yet – he’s…

Mattijs Devroedt

People like Mattijs Devroedt are the reason I love doing this website. At only 20 years old, he is already fluent in street culture and art that few of us will ever understand. I’d like to think he knows how good of an artist he is. But then again, talent and perspective rarely recognize themselves….

Kim Lan is Incredible

I don’t know how Kim-Lan does it. All I know is that I’m impressed. And you should be too. This 21 year old French street artist (I emphasize  ARTIST) has been doing large-scale depictions of women everywhere – on walls, on clothes, probably on people. Watch closely. And Get Acquainted: HERE

Marion Bolognesi

I love, love, love this artist. New York based Marion Bolognesi (whose father, Aurelio Bolognesi, is an artistic furniture maker) was first brought to my attention through Tank Theory, a company whose close ties to street wear and fine art intermingle. Her incredible use of watercolor and design move into other forms of art, like…

Sam Hessamian

There’s something to be said about a man who can take these types of photographs, in black and white, and make them come alive. He could be a genius, a maverick, or a rebel. This is Sam Hessamian. He is a photographer. Get Acquainted: HERE