Posts in Category: Hi-Fructose

Mazatl’s Eye-Popping Murals Across Mexico

Mexico City artist Mazatl crafts murals that both implement and emulate the artist's talents in woodcut imagery. In frequent collaborations with fellow mural and graphic artists like Kill Joy, the artist’s distinct use of blacks and perspective make for eye-popping efforts across unexpected spots. The above mural, in Cholula, Puebla, is one of the artists’ most recent pieces.

Carl Dobsky’s Realistic Narratives Contain Flashes of Magic

Figurative painter Carl Dobsky creates oil paintings that acknowledge both the history of the form and the contemporary. The narrative work, in particular, reveals just flashes of magic hidden in his dramatic, realistic scenes. The butterflies in "Ship of Fools" is one example of this, as the periled occupants of a small vessel attempt to survive. The enormous piece took a year to complete.

Daniela Gallego’s Intimate Illustrations

Colombia-born illustrator Daniela Gallego crafts intimate, whimsical illustrations that move between the fantastic and the deeply human. She has created pieces for children's books and commercial clients while crafting her own gallery work. For effect, the artist often uses reflections and shadows to add a wondrous quality to her images.

Martin C. Herbst’s Transfigurative ‘Sphere’ Sculptures

Martin C. Herbst's “Spheres” are transforming, painted faces on stainless steel spheres, seemingly shifting expressions as viewers move the pieces or their perspectives. The artist was inspired by Parmigianino’s 1500s painting “Self-portrait in a Convex Mirror," known for its distorted effect. Herbst was last mentioned on HiFructose.com here.

Q&A: Anthony Ausgang on Low Brow’s Evolution, His Own Path, and More

Los Angeles artist Anthony Ausgang has long brought both humor, wit, and vibrancy to Lowbrow, moving between a fine art practice and commercial work. In a new interview with Hi-Fructose Magazine, he discusses his path, process, and the broader trends of the art world. He was last mentioned on Hi-Fructose.com here. See our chat below.

Q&A: Anthony Ausgang on Low Brow’s Evolution, His Own Path, and More

Los Angeles artist Anthony Ausgang has long brought both humor, wit, and vibrancy to Lowbrow, moving between a fine art practice and commercial work. In a new interview with Hi-Fructose Magazine, he discusses his path, process, and the broader trends of the art world. He was last mentioned on Hi-Fructose.com here. See our chat below.

Amanda Greive’s Oil Paintings Confront Gender, Art History

Amanda Greive's oil paintings contain both conversations about gender and the history of art itself. Using feminine iconography and abstraction, she injects intrigue into her realistic works while maintaining a consistent elegance and absorbing quality.

Amanda Greive’s Oil Paintings Confront Gender, Art History

Amanda Greive's oil paintings contain both conversations about gender and the history of art itself. Using feminine iconography and abstraction, she injects intrigue into her realistic works while maintaining a consistent elegance and absorbing quality.