Artists

Alea Pinar Du Pre(7)

Turkish self-taught and internationally acclaimed artist, Alea Pinar Du Pre, portrays vibrant large-scale artworks with a pop art twist. With an immense curiosity in the nature of reality, Pinar Du Pre creates artistic metaphors within her mixed media collage portraits, building on the synthetic intensity of digital art while administrating inner perceptiveness .

Alexander Calder(3)

Alexander Calder revolutionized modern art through his innovative three-dimensional kinetic sculptures, which were famously dubbed “mobiles” by Marcel Duchamp. Drawing inspiration from Futurism, Constructivism, and early non-objective painting, Calder’s mobiles feature vibrant, abstract shapes crafted from industrial materials, delicately suspended in harmonious balance. Ransom Art is proud to feature a wide selection of Alexander Calder…

Anca Stefanescu(7)

Instead of painting external realities, Anca Stefanescu depicts her inner spiritual experiences. Her working process reflects the divisions of consciousness expressed as intersections of corporeal reality, dream state, transcendental meditation, memory construction, noise, and silence, known and unknown.

Andrea Mariconti(6)

With a major in visual arts and scenography, Andrea Mariconti’s work is about exploration of raw materials made up of conceptual properties, that emulate nature and organic forms. With a wide range of experiences within the social health sector, Mariconti’s work has since won awards worldwide for his expressive artworks and their transmutation. Ransom regularly…

Andy Warhol(20)

Andy Warhol was an American visual artist, film director, producer, and leading figure in the pop art movement. His works explore the relationship between artistic expression, advertising, and celebrity culture that flourished by the 1960s, and span a variety of media, including painting, silkscreening, photography, film, and sculpture. Some of his best-known works include the…

Banksy(23)

Banksy is an England-based street artist, political activist, and film director who has remained elusive, with his true identity still unknown and the subject of much speculation. For over two decades, he has been creating satirical street art and subversive epigrams that merge dark humor with graffiti, using a distinct stenciling technique. His thought-provoking works,…

Brian Clarke(2)

Brian Clarke, a renowned British artist, has made significant contributions to the field of contemporary stained glass art. Recognized for his innovative approach and unique use of color, Clarke's creations transcend traditional boundaries. His skillful manipulation of light and form brings a dynamic and vibrant quality to his stained glass pieces, redefining the possibilities of…

Bridget Riley(18)

Bridget Riley, a prominent British artist, is renowned for her groundbreaking contributions to the Op Art movement. Born in 1931, Riley's artistic journey has been marked by her fascination with visual perception and the interplay of colour and form. Through her meticulously crafted geometric patterns and optical illusions, she creates artworks that appear to shift,…

Damien Hirst(45)

Damien Hirst’s art is a testament to the power of shock and awe. His thought-provoking works are not only visually stunning but also challenge the very foundations of art and its definition. With pieces ranging from diamond-encrusted skulls to dissected cows, Hirst has achieved iconic status in the art world by using found objects, both…

Daniel Arsham(6)

Daniel Arsham’s uchronic aesthetics revolves around his concept of fictional archaeology. Working in sculpture, architecture, drawing and film, he creates and crystallizes ambiguous in-between spaces or situations, and further stages what he refers to as future relics of the present.

David Hockney(10)

David Hockney, born on 9th July 1937, is a versatile English artist known for his skills in painting, drawing, printmaking, stage design, and photography. He is widely recognized as a significant figure of the pop art movement of the 1960s and is regarded as one of the most influential British artists of the 20th century.…

George Condo(1)

George Condo, an acclaimed American artist, has made a significant impact in the contemporary art world with his distinctive and provocative style. Known for his bold and imaginative portrayals of the human figure, Condo's artworks often exhibit a blend of abstraction, surrealism, and elements of traditional portraiture. His unconventional and sometimes unsettling compositions challenge conventional…

Gerhard Richter(15)

Born in Dresden, Germany in 1932, Gerhard Richter is an artist who has consistently explored the intersection between photography and painting. He is fascinated by how these two seemingly divergent practices interact and challenge each other. Richter’s art ranges from vibrant canvases created with a squeegee and color charts with a biting edge, to paintings…

Guillermo Muñoz Vera(35)

Internationally acclaimed artist, Guillermo Muñoz Vera, demonstrates his technical precision throughout his series of still-life oil paintings. Focusing on the natural wonders of his native Chile, his style is influenced by traditional Spanish realist painting, paired with a delicate use of light and shadows. Over twenty publications have been printed on the work of Guillermo…

Harland Miller(11)

Miller is known for his paintings of vintage Penguin book covers, reimagined with worldly, fictitious titles. Mixing a Pop Art playfulness with fine art sensibilities, the Chelsea College of Art alumnus has also gone on to create memorable collections inspired by psychology books of the 1960s and ’70s and the Penguin Plays series.

Invader(12)

Invader is an anonymous French street artist best known for pixelated mosaics installed in cities around the world. Invader’s works are composed of tiles resembling the vintage graphics from the video game Space Invaders, the source of the artist’s pseudonym. “I have never been tempted to reveal my identity,” the artist has said. “What I…

James Rosenquist(2)

James Rosenquist, a pioneering American artist, played a pivotal role in the Pop Art movement of the 1960s. Known for his monumental-scale artworks, Rosenquist seamlessly combined elements of consumer culture, advertising, and popular iconography to create visually striking compositions. His bold use of fragmented imagery and vibrant colors resulted in thought-provoking artworks that challenged the…

János Huszti(4)

Huszti portrays his models with utmost consequence and creatively precise, and thus reveals the personality of each of his models. Various aspects such as beauty. Sensuality, coolness, distance and aloofness as well as mysteriousness are well reflected in the individual works.

Jeanne Isabelle Cornière(7)

Exploring the theme of childhood, memory, and time, Isabelle Cornière’s work is an extension of her research, reflections and poetry. As a meditative investigation on human nature, Cornière creates her elegant sculptures out of bronze, coated with timeless white chalk that is then hand painted, and often paired with delicate glass accessories.

Juan Miguel Palacios(12)

Palacios’ artistic creations revolve around the concept of the range of human emotions, through his powerful techniques and abstract brushstrokes. This technique of using broken walls as his surface, creates an extra dimension in his work that blends reality with dreamlike worlds.

KAWS(13)

KAWS, born Brian Donnelly on November 4, 1974, is an American artist and designer who has gained a reputation for his eye-catching toys, paintings, and prints. After completing a BFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York, he started working in animation. KAWS developed his unique moniker by combining the shapes of the…

Luca Bellandi(2)

Steering away from the traditional, Luca Bellandi uses the contrast of light and dark as his primary source of direction. Bellandi’s works are imposing, and often painted on black and off-white backgrounds, demonstrating his cohesive subjects that play with the concepts of fashion.

Marco Grassi / Grama(4)

With a fascination for the human form and identity, Marco Grassi creates intense portrait paintings consisting of vibrant colours that challenge the boundaries of pop art. Grassi’s work is composed of pigments directly applied to the canvas with a palette knife, defining texture and character through this layering process, and often adorned with his signature…

Masaki Yada(4)

Born in Tokyo, Masaki Yada reinterprets spiritual symbolism through his detailed and intricate paintings, simultaneously creating an edgy and dark atmosphere within his works. Investigating the inner self through the Freudian psychology, Yada’s subjects include abstract gestures behind hyperrealistic still life and figurative elements.

Massimo Giannoni(2)

Working with the traditional medium of oil painting, Massimo Giannoni’s figurative and signature technique is made up of thick impastoed paint giving an almost abstract effect within his works. For Giannoni, time is a symbolic element, with his subjects consist of contrasting spaces of libraries, book shops, and stock exchange rooms.

Matthew Stone(2)

Matthew Stone (b. 1982, London) is an artist that works across a number of different disciplines including painting, sculpture, photography and performance. He has been part of a number of critically acclaimed solo and group shows both nationally and internationally. In terms of composition, colour and treatment of the body, Stone works in explicit relation…

Mr. Brainwash(4)

For more than a decade, Thierry Guetta, under his moniker, Mr. Brainwash, has been pushing the envelope of contemporary art. The orchestrated collision of street art and pop art has been his balancing act. The tipping point for Mr. Brainwash was his groundbreaking footage from the widely-acclaimed documentary, Exit Through the Gift Shop. This Academy-nominated…

Ognian Zekoff(5)

Through the plethora of meaningless images that flood our daily experiences, there are very few, which we encounter, that have the ability to make a significant visual and emotional impact on us. A truly powerful image is capable of locating strong sentimental meaning deeply embedded in our memories and reviving their essence. The hyper-realistic oil…

Patrick Hughes(1)

Patrick Hughes’s paintings and wall reliefs wittily address art history and the nature of perception and perspective. He invented an optical illusion called “reverspective,” a neologism for reverse perspective.

Roy Lichtenstein(6)

Roy Lichtenstein, a leading figure in the Pop Art movement, transformed comic book imagery into compelling artworks. Using vibrant colors and Benday dots, his iconic pieces like "Whaam!" and "Drowning Girl" symbolize the blurring lines between high and low art, exploring themes of consumerism and mass media. Lichtenstein's groundbreaking approach to art earned him prestigious…

Russell Young(2)

Russell Young is a American-British Pop artist known for his large-scale silkscreen paintings of cultural icons. The artist is heavily influenced of by Pop Art pioneer Andy Warhol, Young owns a printmaking press once used by Warhol.

Shepard Fairey(5)

Shepard Fairey is a leading figure in the contemporary street art movement. He made his mark in the early 1990s with the “Andre the Giant Has a Posse” campaign, which featured posters, stickers, and murals of the wrestler throughout Providence, Rhode Island. In 2008, Fairey created his now-iconic “Hope” campaign poster for President Barack Obama.…

Simon Claridge(4)

Whilst working at an art gallery, Simon spent his nights painting feverishly – consumed by the dream of one day having his own work hanging on the walls. One morning, he mischievously replaced the window display with his own pieces. By lunchtime, he’d sold all of them and never had to work in a gallery…

STIK(9)

STIK is a British graffiti artist who has gained international recognition for his simple yet powerful stick figure designs. Using a minimalist palette of black and white and bold blocks of color, STIK’s artwork is instantly recognizable. Each design features only four lines, one circle, one square, and two dots, yet they convey a range…

Takashi Murakami(10)

Drawing from traditional Japanese painting, sci-fi, anime, and the global art market, Takashi Murakami creates paintings, sculptures, and films populated by repeated motifs and mutating characters of his own creation. His wide-ranging work embodies an intersection of pop culture, history, and fine art.

Tracey Emin(8)

Tracey Emin is a renowned English artist whose work is deeply personal and confessional. Through a range of media, including drawing, painting, sculpture, film, photography, neon text, and sewn appliqué, Emin explores her own experiences and emotions in a raw and honest way. Despite once being considered the “enfant terrible” of the Young British Artists…

Walter Trecchi(1)

Combining original cityscapes with overgrown and rebuilt infrastructure, Walter Trecchi marked himself on the international scene with his representation of contemporary metropolis through his paintings.

Alea Pinar Du Pre(7)

Turkish self-taught and internationally acclaimed artist, Alea Pinar Du Pre, portrays vibrant large-scale artworks with a pop art twist. With an immense curiosity in the nature of reality, Pinar Du Pre creates artistic metaphors within her mixed media collage portraits, building on the synthetic intensity of digital art while administrating inner perceptiveness .

Alexander Calder(3)

Alexander Calder revolutionized modern art through his innovative three-dimensional kinetic sculptures, which were famously dubbed “mobiles” by Marcel Duchamp. Drawing inspiration from Futurism, Constructivism, and early non-objective painting, Calder’s mobiles feature vibrant, abstract shapes crafted from industrial materials, delicately suspended in harmonious balance. Ransom Art is proud to feature a wide selection of Alexander Calder…

Anca Stefanescu(7)

Instead of painting external realities, Anca Stefanescu depicts her inner spiritual experiences. Her working process reflects the divisions of consciousness expressed as intersections of corporeal reality, dream state, transcendental meditation, memory construction, noise, and silence, known and unknown.

Andrea Mariconti(6)

With a major in visual arts and scenography, Andrea Mariconti’s work is about exploration of raw materials made up of conceptual properties, that emulate nature and organic forms. With a wide range of experiences within the social health sector, Mariconti’s work has since won awards worldwide for his expressive artworks and their transmutation. Ransom regularly…

Andy Warhol(20)

Andy Warhol was an American visual artist, film director, producer, and leading figure in the pop art movement. His works explore the relationship between artistic expression, advertising, and celebrity culture that flourished by the 1960s, and span a variety of media, including painting, silkscreening, photography, film, and sculpture. Some of his best-known works include the…

Banksy(23)

Banksy is an England-based street artist, political activist, and film director who has remained elusive, with his true identity still unknown and the subject of much speculation. For over two decades, he has been creating satirical street art and subversive epigrams that merge dark humor with graffiti, using a distinct stenciling technique. His thought-provoking works,…

Damien Hirst(45)

Damien Hirst’s art is a testament to the power of shock and awe. His thought-provoking works are not only visually stunning but also challenge the very foundations of art and its definition. With pieces ranging from diamond-encrusted skulls to dissected cows, Hirst has achieved iconic status in the art world by using found objects, both…

Daniel Arsham(6)

Daniel Arsham’s uchronic aesthetics revolves around his concept of fictional archaeology. Working in sculpture, architecture, drawing and film, he creates and crystallizes ambiguous in-between spaces or situations, and further stages what he refers to as future relics of the present.

David Hockney(10)

David Hockney, born on 9th July 1937, is a versatile English artist known for his skills in painting, drawing, printmaking, stage design, and photography. He is widely recognized as a significant figure of the pop art movement of the 1960s and is regarded as one of the most influential British artists of the 20th century.…

Gerhard Richter(15)

Born in Dresden, Germany in 1932, Gerhard Richter is an artist who has consistently explored the intersection between photography and painting. He is fascinated by how these two seemingly divergent practices interact and challenge each other. Richter’s art ranges from vibrant canvases created with a squeegee and color charts with a biting edge, to paintings…

Guillermo Muñoz Vera(35)

Internationally acclaimed artist, Guillermo Muñoz Vera, demonstrates his technical precision throughout his series of still-life oil paintings. Focusing on the natural wonders of his native Chile, his style is influenced by traditional Spanish realist painting, paired with a delicate use of light and shadows. Over twenty publications have been printed on the work of Guillermo…

Harland Miller(11)

Miller is known for his paintings of vintage Penguin book covers, reimagined with worldly, fictitious titles. Mixing a Pop Art playfulness with fine art sensibilities, the Chelsea College of Art alumnus has also gone on to create memorable collections inspired by psychology books of the 1960s and ’70s and the Penguin Plays series.

Invader(12)

Invader is an anonymous French street artist best known for pixelated mosaics installed in cities around the world. Invader’s works are composed of tiles resembling the vintage graphics from the video game Space Invaders, the source of the artist’s pseudonym. “I have never been tempted to reveal my identity,” the artist has said. “What I…

János Huszti(4)

Huszti portrays his models with utmost consequence and creatively precise, and thus reveals the personality of each of his models. Various aspects such as beauty. Sensuality, coolness, distance and aloofness as well as mysteriousness are well reflected in the individual works.

Jeanne Isabelle Cornière(7)

Exploring the theme of childhood, memory, and time, Isabelle Cornière’s work is an extension of her research, reflections and poetry. As a meditative investigation on human nature, Cornière creates her elegant sculptures out of bronze, coated with timeless white chalk that is then hand painted, and often paired with delicate glass accessories.

Juan Miguel Palacios(12)

Palacios’ artistic creations revolve around the concept of the range of human emotions, through his powerful techniques and abstract brushstrokes. This technique of using broken walls as his surface, creates an extra dimension in his work that blends reality with dreamlike worlds.

KAWS(13)

KAWS, born Brian Donnelly on November 4, 1974, is an American artist and designer who has gained a reputation for his eye-catching toys, paintings, and prints. After completing a BFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York, he started working in animation. KAWS developed his unique moniker by combining the shapes of the…

Luca Bellandi(2)

Steering away from the traditional, Luca Bellandi uses the contrast of light and dark as his primary source of direction. Bellandi’s works are imposing, and often painted on black and off-white backgrounds, demonstrating his cohesive subjects that play with the concepts of fashion.

Marco Grassi / Grama(4)

With a fascination for the human form and identity, Marco Grassi creates intense portrait paintings consisting of vibrant colours that challenge the boundaries of pop art. Grassi’s work is composed of pigments directly applied to the canvas with a palette knife, defining texture and character through this layering process, and often adorned with his signature…

Masaki Yada(4)

Born in Tokyo, Masaki Yada reinterprets spiritual symbolism through his detailed and intricate paintings, simultaneously creating an edgy and dark atmosphere within his works. Investigating the inner self through the Freudian psychology, Yada’s subjects include abstract gestures behind hyperrealistic still life and figurative elements.

Massimo Giannoni(2)

Working with the traditional medium of oil painting, Massimo Giannoni’s figurative and signature technique is made up of thick impastoed paint giving an almost abstract effect within his works. For Giannoni, time is a symbolic element, with his subjects consist of contrasting spaces of libraries, book shops, and stock exchange rooms.

Matthew Stone(2)

Matthew Stone (b. 1982, London) is an artist that works across a number of different disciplines including painting, sculpture, photography and performance. He has been part of a number of critically acclaimed solo and group shows both nationally and internationally. In terms of composition, colour and treatment of the body, Stone works in explicit relation…

Mr. Brainwash(4)

For more than a decade, Thierry Guetta, under his moniker, Mr. Brainwash, has been pushing the envelope of contemporary art. The orchestrated collision of street art and pop art has been his balancing act. The tipping point for Mr. Brainwash was his groundbreaking footage from the widely-acclaimed documentary, Exit Through the Gift Shop. This Academy-nominated…

Ognian Zekoff(5)

Through the plethora of meaningless images that flood our daily experiences, there are very few, which we encounter, that have the ability to make a significant visual and emotional impact on us. A truly powerful image is capable of locating strong sentimental meaning deeply embedded in our memories and reviving their essence. The hyper-realistic oil…

Patrick Hughes(1)

Patrick Hughes’s paintings and wall reliefs wittily address art history and the nature of perception and perspective. He invented an optical illusion called “reverspective,” a neologism for reverse perspective.

Russell Young(2)

Russell Young is a American-British Pop artist known for his large-scale silkscreen paintings of cultural icons. The artist is heavily influenced of by Pop Art pioneer Andy Warhol, Young owns a printmaking press once used by Warhol.

Shepard Fairey(5)

Shepard Fairey is a leading figure in the contemporary street art movement. He made his mark in the early 1990s with the “Andre the Giant Has a Posse” campaign, which featured posters, stickers, and murals of the wrestler throughout Providence, Rhode Island. In 2008, Fairey created his now-iconic “Hope” campaign poster for President Barack Obama.…

Simon Claridge(4)

Whilst working at an art gallery, Simon spent his nights painting feverishly – consumed by the dream of one day having his own work hanging on the walls. One morning, he mischievously replaced the window display with his own pieces. By lunchtime, he’d sold all of them and never had to work in a gallery…

STIK(9)

STIK is a British graffiti artist who has gained international recognition for his simple yet powerful stick figure designs. Using a minimalist palette of black and white and bold blocks of color, STIK’s artwork is instantly recognizable. Each design features only four lines, one circle, one square, and two dots, yet they convey a range…

Takashi Murakami(10)

Drawing from traditional Japanese painting, sci-fi, anime, and the global art market, Takashi Murakami creates paintings, sculptures, and films populated by repeated motifs and mutating characters of his own creation. His wide-ranging work embodies an intersection of pop culture, history, and fine art.

Tracey Emin(8)

Tracey Emin is a renowned English artist whose work is deeply personal and confessional. Through a range of media, including drawing, painting, sculpture, film, photography, neon text, and sewn appliqué, Emin explores her own experiences and emotions in a raw and honest way. Despite once being considered the “enfant terrible” of the Young British Artists…

Walter Trecchi(1)

Combining original cityscapes with overgrown and rebuilt infrastructure, Walter Trecchi marked himself on the international scene with his representation of contemporary metropolis through his paintings.

Alea Pinar Du Pre(7)

Turkish self-taught and internationally acclaimed artist, Alea Pinar Du Pre, portrays vibrant large-scale artworks with a pop art twist. With an immense curiosity in the nature of reality, Pinar Du Pre creates artistic metaphors within her mixed media collage portraits, building on the synthetic intensity of digital art while administrating inner perceptiveness .

Alexander Calder(3)

Alexander Calder revolutionized modern art through his innovative three-dimensional kinetic sculptures, which were famously dubbed “mobiles” by Marcel Duchamp. Drawing inspiration from Futurism, Constructivism, and early non-objective painting, Calder’s mobiles feature vibrant, abstract shapes crafted from industrial materials, delicately suspended in harmonious balance. Ransom Art is proud to feature a wide selection of Alexander Calder…

Anca Stefanescu(7)

Instead of painting external realities, Anca Stefanescu depicts her inner spiritual experiences. Her working process reflects the divisions of consciousness expressed as intersections of corporeal reality, dream state, transcendental meditation, memory construction, noise, and silence, known and unknown.

Andrea Mariconti(6)

With a major in visual arts and scenography, Andrea Mariconti’s work is about exploration of raw materials made up of conceptual properties, that emulate nature and organic forms. With a wide range of experiences within the social health sector, Mariconti’s work has since won awards worldwide for his expressive artworks and their transmutation. Ransom regularly…

Andy Warhol(20)

Andy Warhol was an American visual artist, film director, producer, and leading figure in the pop art movement. His works explore the relationship between artistic expression, advertising, and celebrity culture that flourished by the 1960s, and span a variety of media, including painting, silkscreening, photography, film, and sculpture. Some of his best-known works include the…

Banksy(23)

Banksy is an England-based street artist, political activist, and film director who has remained elusive, with his true identity still unknown and the subject of much speculation. For over two decades, he has been creating satirical street art and subversive epigrams that merge dark humor with graffiti, using a distinct stenciling technique. His thought-provoking works,…

Damien Hirst(45)

Damien Hirst’s art is a testament to the power of shock and awe. His thought-provoking works are not only visually stunning but also challenge the very foundations of art and its definition. With pieces ranging from diamond-encrusted skulls to dissected cows, Hirst has achieved iconic status in the art world by using found objects, both…

Daniel Arsham(6)

Daniel Arsham’s uchronic aesthetics revolves around his concept of fictional archaeology. Working in sculpture, architecture, drawing and film, he creates and crystallizes ambiguous in-between spaces or situations, and further stages what he refers to as future relics of the present.

David Hockney(10)

David Hockney, born on 9th July 1937, is a versatile English artist known for his skills in painting, drawing, printmaking, stage design, and photography. He is widely recognized as a significant figure of the pop art movement of the 1960s and is regarded as one of the most influential British artists of the 20th century.…

Gerhard Richter(15)

Born in Dresden, Germany in 1932, Gerhard Richter is an artist who has consistently explored the intersection between photography and painting. He is fascinated by how these two seemingly divergent practices interact and challenge each other. Richter’s art ranges from vibrant canvases created with a squeegee and color charts with a biting edge, to paintings…

Guillermo Muñoz Vera(35)

Internationally acclaimed artist, Guillermo Muñoz Vera, demonstrates his technical precision throughout his series of still-life oil paintings. Focusing on the natural wonders of his native Chile, his style is influenced by traditional Spanish realist painting, paired with a delicate use of light and shadows. Over twenty publications have been printed on the work of Guillermo…

Harland Miller(11)

Miller is known for his paintings of vintage Penguin book covers, reimagined with worldly, fictitious titles. Mixing a Pop Art playfulness with fine art sensibilities, the Chelsea College of Art alumnus has also gone on to create memorable collections inspired by psychology books of the 1960s and ’70s and the Penguin Plays series.

Invader(12)

Invader is an anonymous French street artist best known for pixelated mosaics installed in cities around the world. Invader’s works are composed of tiles resembling the vintage graphics from the video game Space Invaders, the source of the artist’s pseudonym. “I have never been tempted to reveal my identity,” the artist has said. “What I…

János Huszti(4)

Huszti portrays his models with utmost consequence and creatively precise, and thus reveals the personality of each of his models. Various aspects such as beauty. Sensuality, coolness, distance and aloofness as well as mysteriousness are well reflected in the individual works.

Jeanne Isabelle Cornière(7)

Exploring the theme of childhood, memory, and time, Isabelle Cornière’s work is an extension of her research, reflections and poetry. As a meditative investigation on human nature, Cornière creates her elegant sculptures out of bronze, coated with timeless white chalk that is then hand painted, and often paired with delicate glass accessories.

Juan Miguel Palacios(12)

Palacios’ artistic creations revolve around the concept of the range of human emotions, through his powerful techniques and abstract brushstrokes. This technique of using broken walls as his surface, creates an extra dimension in his work that blends reality with dreamlike worlds.

KAWS(13)

KAWS, born Brian Donnelly on November 4, 1974, is an American artist and designer who has gained a reputation for his eye-catching toys, paintings, and prints. After completing a BFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York, he started working in animation. KAWS developed his unique moniker by combining the shapes of the…

Luca Bellandi(2)

Steering away from the traditional, Luca Bellandi uses the contrast of light and dark as his primary source of direction. Bellandi’s works are imposing, and often painted on black and off-white backgrounds, demonstrating his cohesive subjects that play with the concepts of fashion.

Marco Grassi / Grama(4)

With a fascination for the human form and identity, Marco Grassi creates intense portrait paintings consisting of vibrant colours that challenge the boundaries of pop art. Grassi’s work is composed of pigments directly applied to the canvas with a palette knife, defining texture and character through this layering process, and often adorned with his signature…

Masaki Yada(4)

Born in Tokyo, Masaki Yada reinterprets spiritual symbolism through his detailed and intricate paintings, simultaneously creating an edgy and dark atmosphere within his works. Investigating the inner self through the Freudian psychology, Yada’s subjects include abstract gestures behind hyperrealistic still life and figurative elements.

Massimo Giannoni(2)

Working with the traditional medium of oil painting, Massimo Giannoni’s figurative and signature technique is made up of thick impastoed paint giving an almost abstract effect within his works. For Giannoni, time is a symbolic element, with his subjects consist of contrasting spaces of libraries, book shops, and stock exchange rooms.

Matthew Stone(2)

Matthew Stone (b. 1982, London) is an artist that works across a number of different disciplines including painting, sculpture, photography and performance. He has been part of a number of critically acclaimed solo and group shows both nationally and internationally. In terms of composition, colour and treatment of the body, Stone works in explicit relation…

Mr. Brainwash(4)

For more than a decade, Thierry Guetta, under his moniker, Mr. Brainwash, has been pushing the envelope of contemporary art. The orchestrated collision of street art and pop art has been his balancing act. The tipping point for Mr. Brainwash was his groundbreaking footage from the widely-acclaimed documentary, Exit Through the Gift Shop. This Academy-nominated…

Ognian Zekoff(5)

Through the plethora of meaningless images that flood our daily experiences, there are very few, which we encounter, that have the ability to make a significant visual and emotional impact on us. A truly powerful image is capable of locating strong sentimental meaning deeply embedded in our memories and reviving their essence. The hyper-realistic oil…

Patrick Hughes(1)

Patrick Hughes’s paintings and wall reliefs wittily address art history and the nature of perception and perspective. He invented an optical illusion called “reverspective,” a neologism for reverse perspective.

Russell Young(2)

Russell Young is a American-British Pop artist known for his large-scale silkscreen paintings of cultural icons. The artist is heavily influenced of by Pop Art pioneer Andy Warhol, Young owns a printmaking press once used by Warhol.

Shepard Fairey(5)

Shepard Fairey is a leading figure in the contemporary street art movement. He made his mark in the early 1990s with the “Andre the Giant Has a Posse” campaign, which featured posters, stickers, and murals of the wrestler throughout Providence, Rhode Island. In 2008, Fairey created his now-iconic “Hope” campaign poster for President Barack Obama.…

Simon Claridge(4)

Whilst working at an art gallery, Simon spent his nights painting feverishly – consumed by the dream of one day having his own work hanging on the walls. One morning, he mischievously replaced the window display with his own pieces. By lunchtime, he’d sold all of them and never had to work in a gallery…

STIK(9)

STIK is a British graffiti artist who has gained international recognition for his simple yet powerful stick figure designs. Using a minimalist palette of black and white and bold blocks of color, STIK’s artwork is instantly recognizable. Each design features only four lines, one circle, one square, and two dots, yet they convey a range…

Takashi Murakami(10)

Drawing from traditional Japanese painting, sci-fi, anime, and the global art market, Takashi Murakami creates paintings, sculptures, and films populated by repeated motifs and mutating characters of his own creation. His wide-ranging work embodies an intersection of pop culture, history, and fine art.

Tracey Emin(8)

Tracey Emin is a renowned English artist whose work is deeply personal and confessional. Through a range of media, including drawing, painting, sculpture, film, photography, neon text, and sewn appliqué, Emin explores her own experiences and emotions in a raw and honest way. Despite once being considered the “enfant terrible” of the Young British Artists…

Walter Trecchi(1)

Combining original cityscapes with overgrown and rebuilt infrastructure, Walter Trecchi marked himself on the international scene with his representation of contemporary metropolis through his paintings.

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