Haunted Animals: Anthropomorphic Illustrations by Jenna Barton

Haunted  Animals: Anthropomorphic Illustrations by Jenna Barton. Twilight fields and haunted pool sheds set the stage for illustrator/designer Jenna Barton’s cryptic visions. Combining watercolor with digital processing, Barton populates her mysterious world with unusual anthropomorphic beasts—a horned saint, a smoke bear, and a shadow dog that revisits the viewer like an unsettling dream. With minimalist …

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Artist Uses Layers of Thread and Netting to Create Striking 3D Artworks

Holographic ghostly portraits by  Uttaporn Nimmalaikaew on Yavuz Fine Arts One of the discoveries at Art Stage Singapore this year was Thai artist, Uttaporn Nimmalaikaew’s layered painting-on-silk installations shown by Singapore’s Yavuz Fine Art. The 3D visual effect of the transparent silk-curtain paintings is eerie; there is a sense of airlessness and nausea. The technique …

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Installations by Chiharu Shiota: Haunting Thread Art

Installations by Chiharu Shiota:  Haunting Thread Art Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota has lived and worked in Berlin for 20 years, and is known for intricate works that explore the complex relationship between the body and the mind. Mapping elusive sensations of emotion and memory, many of Shiota’s site-specific, large-scale installations incorporate everyday objects, such as clothing, …

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