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Interview with Tattoo Goddess Ryan Ashley Malarkey

In just a few years Ryan Ashley Malarkey has soared to international fame by winning the 2016 “Ink Master” and starring on the 2017 reality show, “Ink Master: Angels.” In 2018 she was the most sought-after tattooist—headlining conventions in many countries including the United States, Mexico, England, Spain—and on the cover of top magazines Tattoo […]

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Gazing Into the Abyss: Multi-Layered Collages by Alex Eckman-Lawn

Based in Philadelphia, Alex Eckman-Lawn is an artist who allegedly “lives in the gutter and sleeps in the sewer.” And when he’s not burning his name into the ground and trying to take down the sun, he’s creating fascinating 3D collages. Like dissected books, each collage is an excavated visual narrative, exposing the story and […]

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Puzzling Identity: Alma Haser’s Intriguing Paper Collage Portraits

Alma Haser is a London-based (Germany-born) artist constructing complex portraits that delve into the nuances of identity. Some of the images featured here are from her “Within 15 Minutes” series, which explores the similarities and differences between identical twins; after photographing a set of twins, Haser then makes the photos into jigsaw puzzles, switching every […]

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Alluring Modern Fairies by Fate Troppo Belle

In Italian folklore, the fate are magical beings (like fairies) who disguise themselves as humans to play dangerous tricks on people. This is the mythology that inspires the work of Fate Troppo Belle (Alina Akhmatova), a digital artist based in Milan. Using nature imagery and unusual objects, the fate she envisions are modern tricksters, often […]

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Playfully Complex Narratives in Collages by Sombra

Sombra (aka, Victor Ruano) is a freelance multi-disciplinarian artist working in collage, graphic design, filmmaking, and more. As a self-proclaimed “visual storyteller,” he is devoted to developing personal narratives in his art, as seen in his colorful and experimental collages. Modern and vintage imagery combine to tell complicated stories of humanity, such as swamp monsters […]

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Ancient Knowledge in the Cyber-Age Imagery of Antonella Arismendi

The work of Argentine fashion photographer Antonella Arismendi is an esoteric fusion, overlaying cyber-age aesthetics (something akin to “glitch art”) with the ancient symbolism of kabbalism, occultism, and astrology. As an impassioned astrologist herself, Arismendi trusts in a cosmic universality, believing that “the spiritual movements that have occurred in different times arise from the same […]

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Dystopias, Utopias, and Sexuality: Collages by Jordan Westre

Vancouver-based artist Jordan Westre makes eye-catching collages that anxiously depict future utopias, the apocalypse, and female sexuality. Mixing cutouts from vintage magazines with those from pornographic and editorial materials from any decade, Westre links the values of modern society to past ones, often pulling out cross-generational similarities in regards to war and the treatment of […]

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Modernity and Dehumanization: Collages by Joe Castro

Joe Castro is a Philadelphia-based musician and multidisciplinary artist who creates bold, symbol-filled collages using materials sourced from vintage magazines and other printed ephemera, which he finds at flea markets and yard sales. By enmeshing the human body with animals and technology, his work explores dualism while also critiquing the effect of modernization on humanity. […]

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Sensitivity as Strength in Dreamy Paintings by Alexandra Levasseur

Dreaming women endure the elements of nature and life in the otherworldly paintings of Montreal-based artist Alexandra Levasseur. By abstracting rose gardens and Canada’s boreal forests in thick, pastel-hued layers of paint, Levasseur translates her landscapes into a vision of feminine solitude and introspection. There is a sense of surrender and strength as they melt […]

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Jenny Brown’s Beautiful Collages of Flower-Covered Sea Creatures

“Aquamarine, sea cheek, infinite tangles…existing in the space between the deepest part of the ocean and the gateway into velvet sky,” writes Jenny Brown; her collages look like we have discovered a new ocean where flower gardens have merged with sea life. Marigolds and poppies next to giant clams and jellyfish, and drips of paint […]