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MILENA HUHTA

To celebrate the 50th print issue of Hi-Fructose New Contemporary Art Magazine, all existing print subscribers and the next 500 new subscribers will receive a special subscriber exclusive coloring book. The book features AL COLUMBIA, WILL SWEENEY, KATHIE OLIVAS, TRAVIS LAMPE, MITCH O’CONNELL, JOHN MCNAIR, YU MAEDA, RYAN HESHKA, RAGNAR, TRAVIS LAMPE, DIMA DRJUCHIN, ORI TOOR, BENJAMIN CONSTANTINE, JOE LEDBETTER, DAVE COOPER, and MILENA HUHTA (who also did the cover). Printed on toothy sketchbook paper, this will be sent with your Hi-Fructose Vol. 50, which arrives in January. Subscribe today here: to get yours with your years subscription. Click below to see more previews from the Vol.50 coloring book.

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Fernan Odang‘s surreal paintings and drawings explore the social and political issues of today. From sexual themes to absurd portraits of political leaders, there’s both a terror and humor in each of his paintings, often cast in a single hue that underscores the horror of the proceedings. The self-taught artist currently resides in Manila.

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Gabriel Barredo’s meticulous mixed-media sculptures and installations are made using found objects. The artist’s pieces are at times created to move, their writhing interworkings appearing both organic and mechanical in nature. Works like “Madamadam” (top), startle even in their stillness.

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Ben Howe

In a new group show, Beinart Gallery offers a survey of artists working today in Australia. “Flow,” running through Dec. 22, includes sculpture, paintings, drawings, and more. “We are passionate about raising the profiles of artists based in Australia to an international stage through our worldwide network of collectors and enthusiasts,” the gallery adds.

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Described as a “mixed-reality art experience,” OneDome’s “The Unreal Garden” blends augmented reality, projection mapping, soundscapes, and work from 9 international artists in an exhibit in downtown San Francisco. Armed with a Microsoft Hololens AR headset, viewers can take in 10 works in the exhibit, which have also been activated using the projection technology. Featured artists include Scott Musgrove, Android Jones, John Park, Shuster + Moseley, Andy Thomas, Jasmine Pradissito, Ray Kallmeyer, and Vladislav Solovjov.

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Lauren YS recently returned to her comic roots with her use of black inks in the recent show “CORPUS FLUX.” The show at Juddy Roller in Melbourne featured several new drawings, exploring social and technological themes, along with a new mural adorning the building. YS was last featured on our site in this studio visit.