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LA Artists You Should Know About

In the US many of the hottest names to watch out for in the art world are electing to skip New York and are instead making the pilgrimage out West to the golden shores of California and its major hub, Los Angeles. What has inspired this move is partly because of rising rents in the Big Apple, […]

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Movies Special Feature

A Visual Analysis of Stanley Kubrick’s Film Inspirations

Stanley Kubrick is a towering figure in the history of cinema. He has created film images that have left an indelible mark on the public imagination, from the sci-fi spectacle of “2001: A Space Odyssey” (1968) to the military drills of “Full Metal Jacket” (1987). Kubrick was granted enormous freedom as an artist, nestled away […]

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Colour, Design and Costume: The Films of Wes Anderson

Wes Anderson has one of the most recognisable visual styles out of the American filmmakers working today. He has carefully cultivated a unique look to his films which is difficult to confuse with others. He is a director of mise-en-scène, someone who places the fabric of a character’s costume on the same level as the […]

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The Tattoos of Best Ink Winner, Teresa Sharpe

It isn’t a coincidence that Teresa Sharpe has over half a million followers on Facebook, because she rose to fame after winning season 2 of “Best Ink” in 2013. She has been working at Studio 13 in Fort Wayne, Indiana; perfecting her art style which she classifies as, “illustration realism.” Her color combinations and shading […]

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Timeless Black-and-Grey Tattoos by David Allen

Chicago-based tattooer David Allen worked as a graphic designer, including three or four years as art director for heavy metal music magazine, HM. His passion for drawing led him to moving on from that career to becoming a tattooer; starting an apprenticeship at Bluebird Tattoo in Indiana. Fast forward to today, he is tattooing at […]

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The Dark Art of Kavan the Kid

Kavan Cardoza aka “Kavan The Kid” is a music video director and photographer based in Los Angeles. His photographic work is expressive and creepy, like “Monster in the Dark” (above) of an old lady who could steal the show in horror film “Insidious.” Other images such as “God’s Outcasts,” “A Vanishing Soul” and “Burning from […]

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Movies Special Feature

10 Must-See American Films of 2015

It is strange to think that we are already heading towards the end of the year. It will be All Hallows’ Eve in a few weeks, then Christmas in a blink of an eye. In movie world this means we are moving into the prestige period dominated by adult dramas competing for Oscar nominations. You can already […]

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Watercolor Tattoos by Gene Coffey

From birds caught in mid-flight to elaborate NYC-inspired cityscapes, Gene Coffey tattoos those images in a fluid painterly-style best known as “Watercolor Tattoos.” Paint splatters and drips are constants in his work, and there are street art hints here and there like images resembling spray-painted stencils. The urban vibe may be connected to the artist’s […]

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New York’s Coolest Rising Artists

Note: Contains nudity. New York, New York. The city has given flight to some of the biggest and most exciting artists and movements that the world has ever known. They say if you can make it there, then you can make it anywhere. Well, the visionary artists selected here have certainly done that. Across the […]