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Similar to collage, Amber Cowan remixes and combines vintage glass pieces by “flameworking, blowing, and hot-sculpting” them into new creations. In her recent work, pieces that span centuries combine for intricate, mythological works. Cowan was last featured on HiFructose.com here.

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Scott Campbell’s sculptures crafted from cut currency reveal grim spectres. In his current show at Over the Influence Hong Kong, titled “Using All The Freedoms We Have,” new works are presented. Campbell was last featured on HiFructose.com here.

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Threadstories is an artist based in Ireland who crafts both engrossing and humorous textile masks. The wearable works take on new characteristics in motion, which she displays on the Threadstories Instagram account.

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The graphite drawings of Christopher Charles Curtis resemble collages in how they pull in imagery from disparate and vintage sources, yet all elements are crafted by the artist’s hand. The Oklahoma-born artist has recalled tales from fantasy in his work, as well as the real-life influence of the Dust Bowl of the 1930s. Each work carries its own mystery, further underscored by the lack of color in most of these works.

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Dave Lebow’s pulp-inspired paintings return in a new show at La Luz de Jesus Gallery in Los Angeles. Running through Jan. 27, “Pulp Power Passion” collects female characters getting their revenge, fantastical creatures, and other retro narratives. Lebow was last featured on HiFructose.com here.

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Attaboy’s “Cradle of Life” installation, which premiered at the “Art of the Mushroom” group show at Compound Gallery last year, is now headed to the the LA Art Show on Jan. 23-27. It will be part of the Littletopia section of the event. The Hi-Fructose co-founder designed the work as rideable, and as you can see below, revelers at the Compound Gallery events took him up on the opportunity.