For Gu, art is not about perfecting expression through one medium, it’s about ideas.
There’s nothing quite as charmingly twee as a Wes Anderson scene—except, perhaps, a boxed diorama of a Wes Anderson scene.
Chinese visual artist Liu Bolin has found success within a curious paradox: he stands out by blending in.
His work, mostly acrylic on canvas portraits and landscapes, belies an uncommon aptitude for capturing energy and narrative, and a keen sense of colour.
Twenty-nine-year-old South African artist Lorraine Loots creates eight by ten millimetre portraits in which anything can be recast as a tiny delight, from a Malayan tapir calf, to a National Sea Rescue Institute boat, to a stellar jet streaking across the Grand Nebula.