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PHOTOGRAPHY
PHOTOGRAPHY

Hallucinatory Photographs by an Outsider Artist Defy Convention

Kwesi Abbensetts uses “revisionary self-appropriation” to make stunning portraits reflecting on race and identity.
Andrew Nunes
8.16.17
PHOTOGRAPHY
PHOTOGRAPHY

Powerful Portraits Capture When Home No Longer Feels Like Home

Rachael Banks' three-part photo series reveals the struggles of coming back to her Kentucky family after leaving to start her own life.
Andrew Nunes
8.2.17
PHOTOGRAPHY
PHOTOGRAPHY

The UK's Answer to Airbnb Is Ruggedly Gorgeous

Bothies, small huts in the wilderness usable by all travelers, are the subject of this photographer’s multi-year documentary project.
Andrew Nunes
7.26.17
PHOTOGRAPHY
PHOTOGRAPHY

These Photographs Are a Comprehensive Study of Bald White Men's Heads

For 'Skulls Exposed,' 22-year-old Norwegian artist Kristine Wathne photographs one type of subject, collecting and presenting iterations of identity.
Carly Lovejoy
7.22.17
animal art
animal art

These Paintings of Humans With Dog Heads Deserve a Round of Appaws

German artist Anja Wülfing paints realistic dog heads on old portraits of people.
Dyllan Furness
7.21.17
painting
painting

Nursery Rhymes Come to Life in Dreamy Oil Paintings

Mary Jane Ansell’s paintings feature ethereal scenes inspired by dreams and classical portraiture.
Nathaniel Ainley
7.6.17
painting
painting

All Hail Kehinde Wiley's Portraits of Black Art Royalty

An artist famous for painting everyday black people turns to new models—his art world peers.
Gabrielle Bruney
6.19.17
painting
painting

Lonely Hyperreal Paintings Show Moments of Social Isolation

Dutch painter Gerard Boersma uses hyperreal painting to reflect upon our overly-connected, yet ultimately disconnected society.
Andrew Nunes
6.10.17
PHOTOGRAPHY
PHOTOGRAPHY

An Artist Asked People to Get Naked in a Nest to Face Their Demons

After finding solace in a handmade nest, Debbie Baxter began to build them for others.
Dyllan Furness
6.4.17
drawings
drawings

Daily Ink Drawings Detail Death, Life, and Memory

To honor his grandfather’s passing, interaction designer and illustrator Arman Nobari is creating one ink portrait per day for a year.
DJ Pangburn
6.1.17
PHOTOGRAPHY
PHOTOGRAPHY

Moody Photographs Capture Grit and Beauty

Gil Gilmour shoots shadowy portraits resembling topography.
Antwaun Sargent
5.25.17
painting
painting

The 15-Year-Old Painter Making Fan Art into Fine Art

Young artist Cheyenne Stetson has developed a strong artistic voice in her prodigious paintings.
Andrew Nunes
5.24.17