Sadaf Kobari

"I use playing with colors, darkness and brightness, the methods of displaying nature and its changes in an abstract way, to picture what I see and feel from nature and the material world. Human beings as a part of nature find that portion of existence by seeking it and finally will be harmonized."

Pond - Acrylic on canvas 25 x 25 cm

Maryam (Sadaf) Kobari was born in 1957 in Iran. She has been a professional architect since 1980. She began painting at a very young age when she was in high school. She practiced painting under the guidance of Faramarz Pilaram, Aydin Aghdashlou, and Ali Faramarzi. Since 2011, she has been continuing her practice in abstract painting under the guidance of Nosratollah Moslemian.

The main inspiration for her artworks is the glory of everchanging nature. She turns her mindful vision of nature into abstract images, each focusing on a specific color spectrum and overlapping brush strokes. “Change” as a characteristic of nature is a very interesting subject that leads us towards self-recognition and self-awareness. Sadaf’s paintings are not simple reflective illustrations of nature, but they represent humans' footprints in nature formed by the repeated integration of monochromatic and two- dimensional geometric elements in her paintings.

Excitement - Acrylic on canvas 85 x 65 cm
Untitled - Acrylic on canvas 80 x 70 cm
Untitled - Acrylic on canvas 100 x 70 cm
Untitled - Acrylic on canvas 80 x 65 cm

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Mohsen Modiri

"I use abstract expressionism in most of my works as my favorite style. "Earth" and "Earth and Water" form the core of my works that is collectively called "Grounding". In some of my works, I've merged the style of abstract expressionism with surrealism and I have called it “abstract expressurrealism"."

Earth and Water #13 - Acrylic on canvas 105 x 70 cm

Born in Tehran, 1950,  to a family of artists, Iranian painter Mohsen Modiri has been involved in visual arts, music and literature since adolescence.  His works have been selected, exhibited, sold and in private and public collections in Italy, Belgium,  France, Japan, South Korea, Turkey, Iran, the United States and Canada.

Landscape - Acrylic on canvas 105 x 70 cm
Grounding #19 - Acrylic on canvas 105 x 70 cm
Earth and Water #11 - Acrylic on canvas 105 x 70 cm
Girl and Bicycle - Mixed media on canvas 105 x 70 cm

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James Rolevink Photography

"Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary." – Steve Jobs

Scarborough Fair - Digital photograph 5000 x 1163 px

"My white-hot passion is the nexus of art, science, and technology, so I have enjoyed a unique career path. After a very rewarding stint in Defence, I decided life was too short to ignore Steve Jobs any longer."

Australian photographer, James Rolevink has always had an exceptional talent for capturing the hidden beauty in unexpected places and fleeting moments. He is now an internationally recognized, multi-award winning artist working in the fields of Aviation, Aerospace, Glamour, Travel, Motorsports and Nature Photography. Rolevink revels in the relentless pursuit of perfection in both the darkroom and the field.

"I strive to create stunning visual stories and thought-provoking insights through the elegant mastery of image science. Expertise spans DSLR to hyper-spectral ISR. From capture, through post-production and retouching, to art quality reproduction."

 

Awards & Exhibitions

Confederation Of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS) - Accredited (#980)

Australian Photography 2019 Photographer Of The Year, ACTION - Top 10

Australian Photography 2019 Photographer Of The Year, PEOPLE AND PORTRAIT - Commended

The Portrait Competition Online Competition 2019 - 11x Bronze Medals

Budapest International Foto Awards - Silver: Events Category

Australian Defence Force - Accredited photographer

Southern Flinders Photo Festival, Travel Photo Contest - Finalist

ARTHUR - ART House Urban Renewal

AIPP / APPA National Awards - 3x Silver Medals (first • second • third)

SA AIPP Epson Awards - Finalist, Emerging Photographer of the Year

SA AIPP Epson Awards - 3x Silver Medals

Centre For Creative Photography - GHOTI Exhibitor

Aviation Week - Official Selection

Australian Geographic Nature Photographer Of The Year - Finalist

SALA @ the Summit, Adelaide Hills Wild - Exhibitor

International Photography Awards - Official Selection

GETTY Images Contributor - Current

Sylph - Digital photograph 3333 x 5000 px
Pink Robin - Digital photograph 5000 x 3321 px
Brabham - Digital photograph 5000 x 3333 px
Jamestown - Digital photograph 5000 x 3321 px

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Chan Suk On

"My artwork is called < TT Portrait >. My emotions fluctuate every day due to the social climate, and the heart is filled with sadness, disappointment and helplessness... In the summer of 2019 in Hong Kong, I reorganized photographic equipment to create different facial expressions."

TT Portrait - Photograph 50 x 70 cm

Chan Suk On graduated from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University's Department of Photographic Design. Chan Suk On went on to graduate with a Master's of Arts in Fine Arts from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

"My art journey is going from documentary photography to conceptual art. On is an editor, photographer and artist and has participated in expos in Hong Kong, Taipei, Japan, China and New York.

TT Portrait - Photograph 50 x 70 cm
TT Portrait - Photograph 50 x 70 cm
TT Portrait - Photograph 50 x 70 cm
TT Portrait - Photograph 50 x 70 cm

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Anja Morisse

"Images should be more than an eye-catcher, they should captivate the viewer and make you think. There is an inseparable connection between thinking, feeling and visual perception."

Vergänglichkeit - Digital photograph / HD Metal print 18,5x40 cm or 35 x 75 cm

German Artist, Anja Morisse creates work with digital media that investigates formal and conceptual elements of seeing. Her published book, "Bremen - Living in and with a city", Verlag Hauschild, Bremen presents a collection of her unique artworks.

"I have two passions in photography: realistic photography like reports, portrait, people, documentaries, and industry. In recent years, I have been drawn to fine art photography with my role models being the Expressionists, Surrealists and Mannerists. This form of presentation gives the opportunity, similar to a report, to deal with things and present them in picture form. Images should more than an eye-catcher they should captivate the viewer and make them think. There is an inseparable connection between thinking, feeling and visual perception."

18. Jahrhundert - Digital photograph / HD Metal print 18,5x40 cm or 35 x 75 cm
Naturaless - Digital photograph / HD Metal print 18,5x40 cm or 35 x 75 cm
Botin der Götter - Digital photograph / HD Metal print 18,5x40 cm or 35 x 75 cm
Insulin - Digital photograph / HD Metal print 18,5x40 cm or 35 x 75 cm

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Bernd Reichert

"I have always been interested in surrealist art and magic realism. The figurative aspect is important there. Coming from printmaking, I started out with using existing imagery, but more and more I have been combining collages with painted elements up to the point where the painting takes full control."

La Belle Machiniste - Acrylic and collage 70 x 70 cm

“I was born behind the Iron Curtain in East Germany. I am now living on the surreal shores of Belgium. I studied printmaking in Germany (Berlin, Magdeburg) and Ireland. After many years of producing limited edition prints in all forms, I stopped for a few years my art production and traveled the world extensively. Now I have moved my area of interest to collages and paintings. I like to see myself as a kind of surrealist artist in the tradition of Leonor Fini, Eileen Agar and the likes.

My collages are a juxtaposition of elements, images, and objects incoherent to each other, thereby exercising a de-contextualizing form of violence on language and image alike. They contain a kind of strangeness, a disturbing element disquieting the spectator/reader who is confronted with a series of elements taken from one's everyday life which, being put one next to each other, provoke, suddenly, an incoherent situation, a source of obscurity and vagueness. Working with text and images, I like to encourage the viewer to oscillate between reading and looking. It is about reusing, recycling and re-contextualizing the over-abundance of images and information we can choose from Time, the various cultural influences of the placed I traveled to and a Babel-like plethora of different languages are recurring aspects of my work.

The artwork is telling stories, influenced by my travels, but also often containing autobiographical elements."

 

Select Solo Exhibitions

Gallery Kaire-Desine, Vilnius (LT), 2005

Gallery Meno, Cultural Centre Jonava (LT) , 2005

Musée de l’Art Spontané, Brussels (BE), 2008

Gallery 89, London (UK), 2010

Kunstwerkstatt, Magdeburg (GE), 2010 and 2013

Gallery ORT, Birmingham (UK), 2012

Cultural Centre, Minden (GE), 2014

L’Apparition - Acrylic and collage 70 x 70 cm
Merz N°2 - Collage 15 x 10 cm
Waiting - Acrylic 70 x 70 cm
Heize Elektrisch! - Collage 30 x 21 cm

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BeyondArt

"My art is focused on emotions and mostly humans. We all have unlimited potential which is downloaded in each and every one of us. We just need to discover it. I believe in reflection and awareness and want to inspire the viewer to see there is more than the seen."

Awareness 3.0. Crying The Old Story Out - 33 x 24 cm

"I am a creative soul and love to paint and draw. During my life, I have been working in different areas and branches in the corporate world, but last year I took a decision to focus on my art and that, turned out to be the best decision I ever made. This journey is very special and amazing in so many ways. I want to share everything that I have been experiencing through my artworks and to share the hope, that is never going away, no matter what life brings. I am truly fascinated with eyes and the reflections of the inner person. We all have so much inside of us and I want the viewer to start to see the deeper dimension of life."

Annamaria Johansson aka BeyondArt is a Swedish artist working with painting and drawing. Asked to describe her works in a few words, Annamaria replied "Emotions inspire expressions" which is a very accurate way to point to the vibrancy and energy her paintings reveal.  More of her unique pieces covering a variety of subjects can be seen on her personal website.

Survivor - 55 x 46 cm
Johnny Run Away Now - 35 x 44 cm
True Colors - 15 x 20 cm
Mind Your Own Business #Bosslady - 33 x 41 cm

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Francis Moreau

"I have always been attracted to painting but I have worked with drawing for a long time. I have always felt more comfortable in abstraction, which appears to me as the essential means of building and translating my vision of the world, by the choice of shapes and colors."

Orage - Oil on canvas 46 x 55 cm

French artist, Francis Moreau was born in 1940 in Garches and worked as a commercial agent from 1960 to 1980 and as an interior architect from 1980 to 2002. Since 2002 he has worked full time as an artist painter. Largely self-taught he has observed couses in design and engraving. Since 2008, Moreau continues to actively exhibit individually and collectively.

Captif - Oil on canvas 55 x 46 cm
Tomorrow - Oil on canvas 81 x 61 cm
Le Point Vert - Oil on canvas 80 x 60 cm
Aven - Oil on canvas 55 x 46 cm

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Claudia Aguilera

"In my work, I try to connect with the viewer. I try to find some element of truth that resonates with the viewer and leaves them something after they have left the piece. Articulate something we have felt, and we connect with that thing in a way where words are not necessary."

Life in Motion - Inks on yupo mounted on wooden panel 36 x 48 in.

Claudia Aguilera was born in Uruguay and currently lives in Fort Lauderdale, FL. She is a mixed media artist specializing in abstract art, especially the energy, motion, and flow of alcohol inks. Through an incessant search of combinations of elements that are recognizable by man and others that only live inside her, materializing by way of colors, lines and an excellent design of the composition, she arrives at the synthesis from something she considers primordial to highlight in her work and it is nothing less than nature in its most compacted expression.

"I observe, read and translate complex forms of landscapes that result being very pleasant to a human being and even more in these times that humanity needs to step back and enjoy these very simple but beautiful gifts that nature give us."

Explosion - Inks on yupo mounted on wooden panel, finished with epoxy resin 20 x 24 in.
All My Loving - Inks on yupo mounted on wooden panel 48 x 36 in.
Life Under Water - Inks on yupo mounted on wooden panel 30 x 40 in.
The Shape Of Beauty - Inks on yupo mounted on wooden panel 30 x 40 in.

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Mimmi Moretti

"Constantly looking for something new and unusual with the typical curiosity of a child who still marvels, despite their age, for the beauty of the world around them.”

Lift - Fine Art Photograph 70 x 100 cm

Mimmi Moretti, whose birth name is Domenico, was born in Catania in 1966. A few months later the family moved to Paris. It was in the French capital that he was culturally informed and where he began, thanks to his uncle, to take pictures and familiarize himself with the darkroom.

At the age of 20, Moretti started working as a freelance photographer, collaborating with a few magazines. He left college before graduating to work for a German multinational company. A few years later he went on to pursue his own entrepreneurial endeavors during the dot-com business boom. Towards the late 90s, Moretti returned to photography and began experimenting with the new digital photographic technology that was dawning and definitively made the transition to digital photography in 2002. In 2014, he first displayed his photographs in a collective exhibit in London. Moretti loves to range from varying subjects and themes, even if, at the moment, he prefers industrial architecture and societal subject matter. He is always attracted to technical experimentation and he is always, continuously developing different and original styles. His studies in Humanities have often influenced his main projects.

The Outdoor Subway - Fine Art Photograph 70 x 100 cm
Stattoo (tattooed by hand over the print by famous Italian master tattoo artist) - Fine art print 27.6 x 41.3 in.
Tree of Life - Fine Art Photograph 70 x 100 cm
Doll's Vices - Fine Art Photograph 70 x 100 cm

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