Marnite paints but is best known as a ‘Doll Artist’ which is something I have not had much exposure to. She is based in Tokyo and makes this all by hand. They are ball jointed, with human hair, glass eyes, all parts are fine porcelain. I don’t know about you but I preferred the more macabre dolls. Would be interesting to know how much one of these fetches.
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Seeing Halloween is around the corner I thought to post something a little darker then my usual. These are photos made to look like paintings, revers of Nigel Cox who is a realist painter. Where Nigel is brilliant technically I struggle to find any depth in is artwork. Brooke in contrast has very rich subject matter and each photo is a story onto its own, however a touch of elusiveness keeps you guessing.
A quite death, Her burial and The aftermath (as seen below) reminded me a little of the pre-Raphael paintings: Ophelia by Sir John Everett and The Lady of Shalott by Hughes, Arthur - Perhaps she got some of her inspiration from those?
Entirely generated using 3D software Ray Casers work is haunting, surreal, disturbing, symbolic… He worked in the art and photography department of a children hospital. His job was to documented cases of abuse, reconstructive surgery and psychology. Dark as that may sound do interpreted his illustration and art outside of this fact – As with all art it can mean different things to different people.
As for me? Symbolic of Victorian era of sexual modernization, female empowerment / oppression, sexual deviance, or perhaps at a stretch symbolic of the caged, naive and affluent of this world. (Older post with more art work here)
A few words from the illustrator: “I dream of digital ink and antique paper. Layering texture upon texture and telling a story.”
And herewith are the stunning results of Andrews dreams:
I posted Brian Viveros work some timeback and have just learnt that he is doing a solo exibition at Last Rites Gallery NY starting 3rd of September.
Known for his strong and sensuous depictions of women, Brian M.Viveros is a master of contemporary iconography paying homage to the femme fatale… You can find the full press release here.