Stretching the Limits of Skin

Photography // Thursday, November 27, 2014
Dutch photographer Juuke Schoorl set out to explore the aesthetic potential that our skin can hold and what . In her series “Rek” (translated to “stretch” in Dutch), Schoorl utilized inexpensive household materials such as scotch tape and nylon fishing line to push the boundaries of elasticity in human skin. 

From Bulgaria to the US

Photography // Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Since 2006, photographer Petya Shalamanova has been photographing Bulgarian immigrants who now reside in the United States, specifically in the Chicago area where the Bulgarian immigrant population is over 30,000. Shalamanova captures individuals in all walks of life and in varying professions.

Portraits of Children with Learning Disabilities

Photography // Wednesday, November 26, 2014
For his latest ongoing series, photographer Heiko Tiemann invites us into a school for children with learning disabilities. Through his poignant and honest images, he seeks to give his subjects a voice in a society where they are faced with neglect and misunderstanding. 

Polly Penrose: "A Body Of Work"

Erotica // Tuesday, November 25, 2014
We know this isn't traditionally known as "erotica," but because of the NSFW nature, it resides in this section. But Polly Penrose's serios "A Body Of Work" has such a command of color, structure and form, and we love her comment that "It feels like I’m hammering my body into the landscape of the room, one picture at a time."

Maureen R. Drennan's "Meet Me in the Green Glenn"

Photography // Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Maureen R. Drennan is a photographer based in New York City. Her series Meet Me in the Green Glen documents a man named Ben, a marijuana grower in northern California. The project started when Drennen was outside of San Francisco for a wedding and wandered into a motocross shop where she met Ben, who invited her on a tour of his farm just before harvest, when the plants are at their peak. 

Truth and Consequences

Photography // Tuesday, November 25, 2014
In his series “Thruth and Consequences”, Paris-based photographer Thomas Chéné traveled to the United States to visually capture loneliness, isolation, and a collection of seemingly vulnerable characters. Using what appears to be a community on the verge of becoming a ghost town, as the setting for his visual narrative, Chéné creates a visual narrative that explores the shared feelings of isolation among his subjects and their inner struggles with their own purpose. 

Walker Pickering's "Esprit de Corps"

Photography // Monday, November 24, 2014
Walker Pickering's series Esprit de Corps explores the behind the scenes world of marching bands. Playing in a marching band himself back in high school, Pickering entered college as music major, but ended graduating with a degree in photography.

The West Coast is the “Best Coast”

Photography // Monday, November 24, 2014
In his series “Best Coast”, artist Patrick Joust takes a photographic journey along the US West Coast. From redwoods to rocky seaside tableaus, Joust shows us the variety of landscapes and communities that lay along the Pacific. Each image draws the viewer into an intimate glimpse of each scene and provides not only a view of each setting, but a mood as well.

The Erotic Works of Beijing's Zhang Jingna

Erotica // Monday, November 24, 2014
When we saw that Kris Kuksi named Beijing-born artist Zhang Jingna as his favorite artist in Joshua Liner Gallery's "Your Favorite Artist's Favorite Aritst," we were intrigued to find out more about the now NYC-based photographer. And what we found were some dark, cinematic, personal and commericial works that span the globe. 

The work of Scarlett Hooft Graafland

Photography // Sunday, November 23, 2014
From the playful succinctness of her photography to her sculptural achievements, visual artist Scarlett Hooft Graafland displays an aptitude for balancing composition with concept in a choreographed fashion similar to performance art. Without digital manipulation Graafland creates fantastical, minimalistic settings that appear like excerpts from a larger world of absurd wonder and surreality.


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