Author - Ellison

The Incredibly Dynamic 3D Street Art of Odeith

Maverick Portuguese street artist Odeith is a little different from his contemporaries – he produces 3D anamorphic images that literally leap out of the wall at you. His subjects, often alien-like, tentacled, metallic structures, certainly feel futuristic, and I get the impression that Odeith’s art would blend perfectly with music of the...

The Otherwordly Photography of Stefano Bonazzi

There is definitely something otherworldly and strangely surreal about Stefano Bonazzi’s art. Whether it’s a blindfolded woman, decked out in a black evening dress, being ‘protected’ by a bear in the middle of a vast wilderness, or another masked lady finding herself surrounded by wolves, his subjects find themselves in a seemingly...

Flowery Fireworks by Sarah Illenberger

Berlin is recognized as one of the most creative cities in the world, and Berlin-based artist Sarah Illenberger is one of its most talented inhabitants. One of her undertakings is to take an ordinary object or material and turn it into something extraordinary and quite unexpected. As an example of this, she collaborated with photographer Sabrina...

The Eccentric Artwork of Rebecca Horn

If Rebecca Horn is not a cult artist, it’s hard to define what we mean by ‘cult artist’. But the truth is that Horn isn’t really viewed as a cult artist at all. From her distinctive looks, to her body of work that spans five decades and includes whispering Chinese voices in the dark, rattling hanging typewriters, Donald Sutherland dancing...

The Beautifully Creepy Digital Art of Carl Redback

Carl Redback’s photography has been described mostly by the use of two adjectives: creepy and beautiful. These two words don’t really do his unusual style complete justice, though, and it’s probably impossible to narrow any work of art down to words that are at two extreme junctions of meaning. There has to be something in-between. Some of...

The Booming Art of Sigmar Polke

Sigmar Polke was one of the more successful, more recognizable contemporary German painters until his death in 2010. It wasn’t too long ago when he was rewarded with his own retrospective at the Tate Modern in the UK, and as a product of the glorious swinging sixties, when art, fashion and music was beginning to boom again, his art certainly...