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From Simon Fensholm’s distinct, swirling strokes, vulnerable portraits and scenes emerge. The oil painter, based in Copenhagen, creates works that are both expressive and observant, finding a humanity in their otherworldly forms.

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The interdimensional creatures painted by Nosego return in a new show at Philadelphia’s Paradigm Gallery. “Died a Few Times to Live This Once” collects new work from the Philly artist, whose real name is Yis Goodwin and was last mentioned on HiFructose.com here. His sprawling works, as usual carry “themes of boundlessness.”

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In AEC Interesni Kazki‘s first solo show in France, the surrealist painter offers both new, stirring works and previous pieces with “Déjà vu & Jamais vu,” or “already seen and never seen.” Running through Dec. 26, the show opens Friday at the Paris-based venue Adda & Taxie. The artist was last mentioned on our site here.

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A couple-dozen art fairs and work from thousands of artists takes over Miami each December. Here, we’re looking at pieces inside and outside just a few of those venues, distributed between Miami and Miami Beach. Click through to see some of the works that grabbed our attention while surveying the city.

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With an atrium filled with projects curated by Hi-Fructose Magazine, SCOPE Miami Beach 2018 welcomed thousands through its entrance, which was adorned with an often-photographed installation by HOTTEA. The artist was joined by OKUDA and AJ Fosik in the trio of installation work handpicked by this magazine. See photos of these fair features below, as well as Logan Hicks’s enormous painting in the fair’s Porsche Lounge. Read our Q&As with the atrium artists here, here, and here.

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Filipino artist Leslie de Chavez explores imperialism and religion of his native country in his distinct oil paintings. These textured scenes carry both a bleakness and arresting luminosity, with a tone that tethers the allegorical to the gritty. A recent show at Arario Gallery Shanghai offers both installations and canvas work from the artist.