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Eri Wakiyama’s surreal, manga-inspired paintings reflect her inner world

[ad_1] Eri Wakiyama’s New York bedroom is covered in stickers. There are those left behind by her friends who work in fashion, repping various cool brands and downtown labels, random adhesive souvenirs she’s collected over the years, and 90s throwbacks to Lisa Frank and Hello Kitty. Her latest solo-exhibition, which is currently on view at …

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Why Is There Such a Hunger for Ivy Haldeman’s Paintings of Human-Like Hot Dogs and Hollow Suits?

[ad_1] The objects in Ivy Haldeman’s larger-than-life paintings have aspirations, too. Disembodied figures of sharply shouldered blazers with matching pencil skirts appear as if they’ve strolled out of earshot after a board meeting to discuss how they really feel. Anthropomorphic hot dogs with dainty lounge features suggestively, read, apply moisturizer, and talk on banana telephones …

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Xinyi Cheng’s sensual paintings explore the complexities of intimacy

[ad_1] The Chinese artist Xinyi Cheng telescopes interpersonal connections. Her exhibition Seen Through Others — on view at Lafayette Anticipations in Paris (March 23-28, 2022) — brings together some 30 works made between 2016 to 2021, featuring figures with inscrutable expressions placed in enigmatic contexts. Her characters wield burning cigarettes, sport elegant mustaches, lollygag in …

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90 students from Dawoodi Bohra community selected for physical exhibition ‘SmArt Talent Hunt – Artists of Tomorrow’

[ad_1] Over 90 students from the Dawoodi Bohra community’s 21 MSB Educational Institutes in India and abroad showcased their diverse artwork in a two-day exhibition, which started on Saturday, in Mumbai. In total, 900 artworks were received from the students from grades 6-12, out of which 400 were selected for the physical exhibition in Mumbai, …

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For art’s sake: Thirst for Bill Hammond paintings drives strong bidding

[ad_1] The work of New Zealand artist Bill Hammond have escalated in price since his death in January last year. Photo/supplied Kiwi art collectors dug deep at Webb’s Works of Art auction tonight, paying high prices for the work of some of New Zealand’s most revered artists. A major work by the late Christchurch artist …

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What Is It About Brazilian Artist Marina Perez Simão’s Dreamlike Landscapes That Is Making Collectors Dream of Owning Them?

[ad_1] The past two years have had many of us not only dreaming of our next vacations, but also looking to more expansive and extraordinary territories—to landscapes of memory, emotion, spirituality, and imagination. We’ve been scouting locations for more clarity, for metaphysical understanding, for what is most important. Brazilian artist Marina Perez Simão outlines these …

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