Paolo Grassino’s strange sculptural creatures teeter between organic and manmade forms. Using both contemporary synthetic materials and elements such as iron and wax, his contemplative inhabit spaces across the world. Further, some of the Italian’s figurative works appears as though it’s still coming into form, rather than already realized.
Michelle Avery Konczyk’s riveting watercolor paintings offer surreal, intimate portraits. With the artist’s custom framing for each work, each work functions as a gateway to the artist’s explorations. The artist’s new show, “Les Fleurs” at Arch Enemy Arts, offers her most recent work and runs through June 28. The artist was last featured on HiFructose.com.
Karine Rougier’s mystical “Wild waves in our hands” touches both on our tribal nature and explores femininity. The show is staged at Catinca Tabacaru Gallery in New York City throughout the month. On the show, the gallery says this: “Women are Rougier’s muses; poetry her nourishment: an ode to Ingeborg Bachmann, Rainer Maria Rilke, les Métamorphoses d’Ovide.”
Seungyea Park, also known as Spunky Zoe, crafts cerebral, stirring drawings that reflect varying internal tensions. Subjects, sometimes including the artist, do more than push, pull, and prod their faces: Their fingers pass through their skin and subvert its properties, conveying a spectrum of emotions.
Carol Prusa crafts worlds and celestial bodies in her new work, using silverpoint, graphite, and other materials on acrylic. A new show at Bluerider Art in Taipei City, aptly titled “Silverpoint Drawing,” collects her new work. The show runs through July 7.
John Biggs, also known as Dugong John, is a U.K.-based illustrator that uses his narrative talents to explore varying cultures and backdrops. His work moves between sci-fi intrigue and mystery and snapshots from the everyday.