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DeAngel: Blood Splatter Paintings

At first glance, I thought these dynamic paintings by DeAngel were someone having been dropped form a great height and inevitably splattered. But given they are called ’emergining’, I presume, … Continue reading

November 23, 2012 · 1 Comment

Mark Quinn Iris Artwork

Mark Quinn is one of the artists associated with the YBA’s since his sculpture ‘Self’, a cast of his head in his own blood, was exhibited as part of the … Continue reading

May 8, 2012 · 1 Comment

Tara McPherson

These oil paintings on Birch by  New York based painter Tara McPherson carry her signature female with a heart shaped hole. Above; ‘The Guilt Will Eat You Alive… If You Let … Continue reading

April 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Camila Rocha

I discovered Camila Rocha through Twitter – I saw this profile picture of one of her paintings ‘Study of a skull on canvas’ and looked her up. She is actually … Continue reading

March 27, 2012 · 1 Comment

Dino Valls

Spanish artist Dino Valls paints with skill and conviction. It will come of no surprise to you that he studied Medicine and Surgery when browsing his portfolio. His female muse … Continue reading

March 20, 2012 · 1 Comment

Xue Wang

London based artist Xue Wang creates paintings inspired ‘by a fascination with childhood paraphernalia’. Intimate thought (above) perfectly blends her vintage fashion and pin-up imagery with an edgy, unsettling feeling. … Continue reading

March 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Gerhard Richter Skull Painting at Tate Modern

  A retrospective of the prolific German photorealist painter Gerhard Richter has just opened at Tate Modern. This exhibition takes you on a journey through his fascinating relationship with paint … Continue reading

October 10, 2011 · Leave a comment

Venice Biennale 6: Luciano Ventrone

Can you guess what this immaculate painting by Luciano Ventrone is? As a medical illustrator, it’s easy to think it’s depicting skin, fat and internal organs, so naturally it caught … Continue reading

September 5, 2011 · Leave a comment