Binary Fluidity: A Short Interview With Belgium Artist Arn Gyssels

“Love and light. Everything should be treated with the utmost respect and understanding.” - Arn Gyssels

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Ian Michael Anderson Artist Interview: Gently Organizing Organisms

“There are ongoing themes in my art that involve the clash of technology with the natural world as well as my own human guilt for being a part of that encroachment by default.”

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Joey Bates Artist Interview: Competence Over Concept

“There’s something universal in expressions, but there’s something very much not universal in how we read them, in the way we empathize and connect with each other.”

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Jacob Van Loon Artist Interview: Layering Upon A Tangible Aesthetic

“The training I received as as an illustrator emphasized the importance of aesthetic versatility. The way something is illustrated can have a big impact on the narrative. A lot of my technical work focuses on the tangibility of aesthetic.”

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Compare & Contrast: Mao Zedong, Then And Now

Dictators! Love them or hate them (philosophically-speaking), it’s hard to argue that a Communist aesthetic a la Mao Zedong or Joseph Stalin doesn’t have a compelling color palette and welcome vintage grain associated with it. Perhaps in spite of themselves — or perhaps not — illustrators and artists the world over are constantly reinventing these iconic images of humanity’s most well-known leaders; this feature explores why.

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Nicholas Bohac Artist Interview: Rearranging Oneself

“I’m not trying to hold people’s hands. I’m not trying to make titles that go and tell you a specific way to look at the painting… That’s just the way I guess I am. I would never preach anything to anyone.”

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Troy Gua Artist Interview: Le Petit Prince

“I was feeling a little lost and unsure about the future of my art career in Seattle, and I just wanted to make something fun that didn’t have anything to do with the contemporary art world.”

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Tibet : With Scenery And Colors Like These, No Wonder Photographer Jan Reurink Keeps Coming Back.

Netherlands-based photographer Jan Reurink can’t get enough of Tibet, and captures Tibetan landscape and everyday life with a dedicated selfless passion. In our brief Q&A with Reurink below, he tells us about the rainbow plethora of reasons he keeps returning to the sacred land.

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AJ Fosik Artist Interview : The Fierce Fictional Folklore Of AJ Fosik

“[Religion is] all a sham, but I’m being up front about it and putting it out on the table. I enjoy that aspect of it; it’s the old switcheroo!”

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Gala Bent Artist Interview: Capturing The Graceful Failure Of Enforced Order

“… As a person, I just really love to dig and dig and dig… I like it when there’s a whole series of layers underneath.”

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