Sam Jinks Hyper-Realist Sculptor – Melbourne, Australia

Sam Jinks Born in 1973, Sam Jinks currently lives and works in Melbourne. His major solo exhibitions include Boutwell Draper Gallery in Sydney, West Space in Melbourne, Seventh Gallery in Melbourne and the Benalla Art Gallery in Victoria. He has also participated in numerous groups exhibitions. Sam’s work can be found in the collection of McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park, Langwarrin along with numerous private collections in Australia. (source: Artistaday) Sam Jinks Web Site … [Read more...]

Paul Cadden – Hyperrealism

INTENSIFY THE NORMAL "I think the creation of Art need not lead to alienation and can indeed be highly satisfying; one pours one's subjectivity into an object and one can even gain enjoyment from the fact that another in turn gains enjoyment from this. Although the drawings and paintings I make are based upon photographs, videos stills etc , the idea is to go beyond the photograph. The photo is used to create a subtler and much more complex focus on the subject depicted, The virtual image becomes the living image, an intensification of the normal. These objects and scenes in my drawings are … [Read more...]

Painter Samantha Keely Smith | Paintings 2012-2011

"Samantha Keely Smith is a painter working and living in New York. Her art represents a striving to reconcile the inner world of instinct and the tidal sweep of our emotional life, with an external world that is both beautiful and hostile in its natural grandeur. Samantha Keely Smith's paintings are landscapes that play at the edge of abstraction, blurring between light-filled fields and non-objective compositions. Light suffuses the works through soft clouds of brushstrokes, while canvases like "Salvage" (2010) create contrast with ropey, surreal structures inhabiting the transcendental … [Read more...]