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Molly Melican Keeps Company With a Loveable Mob of Monsters

Like Victor Frankenstein before her, ceramicist Molly Melican breathes life and personality into her gaggle of googly-eyed hobgoblin friends. Based in Australia, Melican is an emerging artist who creates bizarre ceramic creatures under the name ...

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Molly Melican Keeps Company With a Loveable Mob of Monsters

‘People Should Look How They Want’: Malaysian Artist Alya Hatta Fights Fetishization and Body Dysmorphia

It’s hard not to giggle at Alya Hatta’s blobby, inflatable nudes, which bend at illogical angles and pucker at the seams. One such nude—titled “Sleaze Cake”—lives at the center of Hatta’s graduation exhibition, Always Greener, ...

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‘People Should Look How They Want’: Malaysian Artist Alya Hatta Fights Fetishization and Body Dysmorphia

Black, Queer, and Trans: Photographer Felicita Felli Maynard and the Trauma of Underepresentation

“Mojuba: an expansive memory refusing to be housed in any single place, bound by limits of time, enclosed within the outlines of a map, encased in the physicality of body, or imprisoned as exhibit in ...

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Black, Queer, and Trans: Photographer Felicita Felli Maynard and the Trauma of Underepresentation

Brooke Shaden Focuses on Themes of Death and Rebirth, Beauty and Decay

Brooke Shaden earned degrees in English and filmmaking from Temple University before transitioning to still photography. Based in Flagstaff, Arizona, she focuses on themes of death and rebirth. Her digitally collaged photographs have been featured ...

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Brooke Shaden Focuses on Themes of Death and Rebirth, Beauty and Decay

Stunning Architectural Photos of ‘Accidentally Wes Anderson’ City Porto

Ever wanted to see a castle in the clouds? PRT, photographer Simone Hutsch’s latest architectural series, transforms the city of Porto into a floating pastel confection worthy of a Wes Anderson film. Hutsch’s photography is ...

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Stunning Architectural Photos of ‘Accidentally Wes Anderson’ City Porto

This Astronomer Illuminates the Night Sky With Stunning Posters of the Milky Way

Around 80 percent of Americans can’t see the Milky Way’s star-packed bands stretching across the night sky. Light pollution often hides this natural wonder from view; luckily, we have government-protected pockets of sky where stargazing ...

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This Astronomer Illuminates the Night Sky With Stunning Posters of the Milky Way

Supporting Mental Health Awareness: 5 Artists Share Their Struggles and Triumphs

Spring is usually associated with house cleaning, but it’s also a good chance to tidy our thoughts. According to recent data from Mental Health America, nearly 20 percent of the US adult population suffers from ...

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Supporting Mental Health Awareness: 5 Artists Share Their Struggles and Triumphs

Los Angeles Artist Yeon Joo Lee Rediscovers the Joy of Painting

Yeon Joo Lee longed to return to painting for decades after her childhood aspirations to become an artist were curtailed. When she'd raised two sons and encouraged them to pursue their dreams, they urged her ...

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Los Angeles Artist Yeon Joo Lee Rediscovers the Joy of Painting

Celebrate Mother’s Day 2022 With 5 Artists Who Tackle the ‘Angst, Passion, and Pain of Womanhood and Motherhood’

The beginning of spring means Mother’s Day is just around the corner. (Psst! It’s Sunday, May 8). Motherhood has been a popular theme in art since the early ages, often appearing in Medieval paintings of ...

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Celebrate Mother’s Day 2022 With 5 Artists Who Tackle the ‘Angst, Passion, and Pain of Womanhood and Motherhood’

100 Kaleidoscopic Portraits From Creative Coder Espen Kluge

Most artists scoff at the idea that artificial intelligence (AI) is creative—but it depends on your definition. Norwegian artist and designer Espen Kluge is careful to separate fact from science fiction when it comes to ...

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100 Kaleidoscopic Portraits From Creative Coder Espen Kluge

Live, Laugh, Fuck This: Digital Artist Tommy Devoid Offers a Welcome Antitidote to Poison Positivity

The three stages of life, according to enigmatic artist Tommy Devoid, are as follows: birth; “what the fuck is this?”; and finally, death. Those in the middle stage—presumably everyone reading this sentence—can probably relate. A ...

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Live, Laugh, Fuck This: Digital Artist Tommy Devoid Offers a Welcome Antitidote to Poison Positivity

Self-Taught Artist Lou Beach Enjoys Assembling Jigsaw Puzzles in the Dark

Rumor has it that Lou Beach was left in a playpen with a pile of newspapers and magazines as a child, and he ripped them into pieces, foreshadowing his career as an illustrator. After years ...

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Self-Taught Artist Lou Beach Enjoys Assembling Jigsaw Puzzles in the Dark

Photographer Caleb Griffin Reflects on the ‘Visceral Experience Queer Bodies Have with Religious Objects’

“I want to focus on finding my place as a gay Black man in the religious world that I was birthed into,” declares Los Angeles-based photographer and creative designer Caleb Griffin. The artist’s recent Holy ...

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Photographer Caleb Griffin Reflects on the ‘Visceral Experience Queer Bodies Have with Religious Objects’

‘100 Seconds to Midnight’: Collage Artist Sam Heydt Counts Down the Doomsday Clock

“Our time is marked by a mass extinction, diminishing resources, global pandemic, and climate change,” interdisciplinary artist Sam Heydt warns. “Yet for decades the West has proven successful in keeping the repercussions of their actions ...

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‘100 Seconds to Midnight’: Collage Artist Sam Heydt Counts Down the Doomsday Clock

Photographer Laura Beth Reese Reconnects with Her ‘Ex-Boyfriends’

When you love someone and they leave, where does that love go? It’s a question photographer Laura Beth Reese set out to tackle in her understated Ex-Boyfriends series. Shot in soft, natural light, the series ...

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Photographer Laura Beth Reese Reconnects with Her ‘Ex-Boyfriends’
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