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Future Visions: An Interview with Abdullah Qandeel

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Visionary Saudi Arabian artist Abdullah Qandeel is paving his way into the future one canvas at a time. While society is quickly changing, he stands amongst the pioneers of the new arts world. Once known for painting the walls of a hotel room—an act he described as celebration for the sale of a piece—Qandeel has not…

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Art for Awkward and Lonely People: An Interview with Qianqian Ye

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Qianqian Ye is a San Fransisco based artist, creating quiet contemplative figures meant for the awkward and lonely people. With a background stemming in architecture and urban design, she’s currently working in data visualization, virtual reality, and coding–escaping from time through her paintings. Through her art she’s exploring the sadness and warmth of the human condition. Each…

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FIGURE PAINTING MYTHS: AN INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST DEREK OVERFIELD

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Derek Overfield, based in Fairmont, West Virginia, is a contemporary figure artist whose paintings reflect his love of myth and tragedies. His use of minimalistic gestures fully capture the movement and emotions found in these ancient tales. (Above) “The Pain of Achilles” (latex and spray paint on canvas, 2017) FORTH: What inspires you to create…

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Saturate the Colors: An Interview with Artist Henry Hu

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Henry Hu is a Hong Kong-bred artist based in Sydney, Australia. The feature image is called “Boy With a Bone (Pointing Edges)”. His digital artwork plays with color, shape, and atmosphere.  The images seem to have a sound, texture, and taste, and represent his life’s stories without words. Here’s more on what he has to say about his…

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Straight Up: An Interview With Fox Sinclair

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Fox Sinclair is as agile and elegant as her namesake. A Louisiana transplant who moved to LA in 2012, she’s now an up-and-coming musician and dancer about to break the sound barrier. Inspired by the soulful blues of the South and hip-hop beats of Europe, her influences meld to form her unique sound. Fox is…

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