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Studio Sunday: Sanford Biggers


A photo of Sanford Biggers in his art studio

 

Sanford Biggers was born in Los Angeles, moving to New York in 1999. He’s now based in Harlem, where he produces interdisciplinary artworks spanning the media of film, installation, performance, sculpture and painting.

 

Biggers is best known for frank, sometimes confrontational works that address social issues surrounding race and racial violence. He works in a range of media, carving out a practice that’s often augmented with…

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Perception and Experience: Multimedia Art by Shawn Olin Jordan


An abstracted photo of a mysterious sceneUntitled, photograph

Shawn Olin Jordan uses her multidisciplinary practice to explore the mysteries of human perception and experience. With a portfolio that includes photography, performance, video, and more, Shawn likewise challenges her own modes of seeing the world.


An abstracted photo of a building interiorUntitled, photograph

Some of Shawn’s most recent works come in the form of a photo series titled ALTERNATIVE WORLDS. These photos border on abstraction, depicting…

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Cultural Hybrids: Art by Sonny Assu


A Haida art intervention digitally inserted into a landscape by Emily CarrMaking a b-line to HaidaBucks, Salmonberry Frap #ftw #starbucksfail #lol, digital intervention on an Emily Carr painting

Sonny Assu’s practice combines traditional Kwakwa̱ka̱’wakw artwork with science fiction and pop-culture, creating cultural hybrids that are both humorous and deeply critical.

 

A digitally inserted Haida design on a painting by Paul KaneHome Coming, digital intervetion on a Paul Kane painting

I really enjoy Sonny’s recent series Interventions on the Imaginary, wherein…

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Individuality Within Culture: Art by Prav Pillay


A photograph of a banner of a wolf's eyes hung over an urban tunnel"Wolf" - Witness series, digital print installation

Today we’re looking at the artwork of Prav Pillay. Working as a curator, researcher, and educator as well as a practicing artist, Prav explores the ideas of individuality within culture, technological advancement, and our own changing relationship with our earth. The artist has a background in studying science with art, biochemistry in particular, and has lived and traveled all over…

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Studio Sunday: Tracey Emin


A photograph of Tracey Emin looking thoughtful in her studio

 

Today’s Studio Sunday artist is Tracey Emin. Tracey is part of a loosely collected group of artists known as the Young British Artists, a term applied to those who graduated from England’s Goldsmith College in the late 1980’s and have enjoyed surging popularity in the art world ever since.

 

Tracey’s works are in many different mediums, from drawing and painting to needlework and textile art, to large installations and video…

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