Ron Mueck: Masters of Hyperrealism

Mueck’s sculpture responds to the minute details of the human body, playing with scale to produce engrossing visual images (a style known as hyperrealism). Mueck spends a long time, sometimes more than a year, creating each sculpture. His subject matter is deeply private, and is often concerned with people’s unspoken thoughts and feelings. [penci_related_posts taxonomies=”undefined” […]

Sas Christian: Introverted Childhood

Born in London in 1968, the eldest of four. She was a shy introverted child lacking in self confidence with a passion for drawing. [penci_related_posts taxonomies=”undefined” title=”You Might Be Interested In” background=”” border=”” thumbright=”no” number=”4″ style=”list” align=”none” displayby=”recent_posts” orderby=”random”] At 13 she was sent away to boarding school, a Church of England private girls school […]

Sarah Leea Petkus: Mentem Mortalia

Drawing inspiration from a deep connection with, and reverence for the wilderness, my work aims to touch a more primal element in the human psyche. Both ethereal and raw, I attempt to portray the animals in my drawings, not as generic archetypes of their species, but as individuals. Though deeply symbolic in appearance, I do […]

Poppy Z. Brite. Exquisite Corpse: Drawn to possess and destroy young boys

To serial slayer Andrew Compton, murder is an art, the most intimate art. After feigning his own death to escape from prison, Compton makes his way to the United States with the sole ambition of bringing his “art” to new heights. Tortured by his own perverse desires, and drawn to possess and destroy young boys, […]