Mike Stilkey

Posted by Fabio 29 June 2010

Los Angeles native Mike Stilkey has always been attracted to painting and drawing not only on vintage paper, record covers and book pages, but on the books themselves. Using a mix of ink, colored pencil, paint and lacquer, Stilkey depicts a melancholic and at times a whimsical cast of characters inhabiting ambiguous spaces and narratives of fantasy and fairy tales.
www.mikestilkey.com

Jens Risom

Posted by Fabio 28 June 2010

Jens Risom
Furniture

2 July – 4 September 2010

Rocket Gallery
Tea Building, 56 Shoreditch High Street, London E1 6JJ

Roxanne Jackson

Posted by Fabio 28 June 2010

Roxanne Jackson is a sculptor based in Minneapolis, she completed an MFA at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2004, since then she has been busy creating rather sombre and grotesque pieces of art as Jackson describes herself. “I am concerned with confronting the shadows of the unconscious, having a dialogue with the grotesque and, therein, discovering beauty. read more

Mariana Monteagudo

Posted by Fabio 28 June 2010

Mariana Monteagudo creates a race of Hybrid characters that represent combinations of different cultural manifestations, from the ancestral and mysterious to the most current and derivative of mass popular culture.

www.marianamonteagudo.net

Bauhaus – The Face of the 20th Centur

Posted by Fabio 28 June 2010

The Bauhaus school of design, craftsmanship and architecture, founded by Walter Gropius at Weimar in 1919, was largely responsible for revolutionizing the structure of art school tuition, and its basic tenets of design are now a modern commonplace. This Documentary brings together thought-provoking comment from architects, teachers, ex-students and current experts on the Bauhaus, and includes amusing anecdotes and vintage footage of the work of its founding members.

Fluffy Mc Cloud

Posted by Fabio 25 June 2010

Fluffy Mc Cloud is a short film about man’s misunderstanding and mixed relationship with mother nature directed and animated by Irish Conor Finnegan – his graduate film project from IADT National Film School.

Conor Finnegan

FRANCIS UPRITCHARD

Posted by Fabio 25 June 2010

London based New Zeland artist Francis Upritchard creates wonderful sculptures from simple means of materials. Here its Paul from 2009 made from modelling material, foil, wire and paint 9.5 x 57.5 x 17 cm.

Francis Upritchard

The Surreal House

Posted by Fabio 25 June 2010

The Surreal House

Exhibition runs until 12 September 2010

Barbican Art Gallery
Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DS