"For over a decade, American sculptor Tara Donovan has transformed huge volumes of everyday items into stunning works of phenomenal impact. Layered, piled, or clustered with an almost viral repetition, these products assume forms that both evoke natural systems and seem to defy the laws of nature."
mylar, plastic and styrofoam cups, pins, toothpicks, glass, adding machine paper, and polyester film.
Based in Australia, with a background in graphic design and painting, haslam has developed a body of work "with an emphasis on narrative theme and a romanticized, escapist view of the world. Her paintings are populated by beautiful females in fairytale-like scenarios. Influences include botanical drawings, the pre-raphaelites, japanese illustration and contemporary fashion photography."
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Roman born artist, Zoe Lacchei has built a body of work inspired by her fascinations with Japanese culture, more specifically: "its contradictions and oddities, with its great sense for the art of image, in a traditional and at the same time modern way, given by Manga, Anime and videogames."
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"There are few artists whose recent works could be described as “painting visual haikus” without the reader needing to roll their eyes, but Remi/Rough is one of them. South London born and bred, Remi has been breaking boundaries with the aid of a spray can and a paintbrush for over 26 years. Transcending the traditional and somewhat idealised vision of a graffiti writer, he is passionate and unforgiving in his creative progression."
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Fashion illustrations described by Kettunen as "direct, energetic, spontaneous and intuitive representations."
He states that "by capturing only the essence, they are expressions of moments, experiences and feelings such as short interactions with live models, drawing backstage at fashion shows or capturing the show at concerts or the theater. Inspired by the current popular culture, I draw mostly human figures, but in an abstracted and expressive manner by using techniques of fine arts such as in (Neo) Expressionism."
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Parisian elite fashion house Lanvin has collaborated with writing utensil mastermind company Caran D'ache to develop a colored pencil set that is bound to dominate the realm of fashion illustration.
Though fashion videography has been a working concept for a while, it has just recently hit the mainstream and turned into a solid marketable art form.
The launching point for this fashion phenomenon was Paris Fashion Week '09 during the viewing of Gareth Pugh's collection which was produced by an english fashion-focused video production company called ShowStudio . This widely publicized presentation laid the path for future designers.
In addition to the benefits for producers and designers, a new breed of models is being created and opening the door for a theatrically-influenced industry to develop.
Here are a few examples
UK based artist, designer and
He’s renowned for his unique style, blending hand-crafted and hand-drawn artwork that has gained him numerous awards and a prestigious client list. So far in his career he has completed projects for Matthew Williamson, Vogue, Nike, Tiffany & Co and Sony to name a few. As well as contributing to advertising campaigns for Guinness, Absolut and American Express.
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