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Kari-Lise Alexander

A new show at Roq La Rue Gallery features the elegant and arresting work of three painters, Laurie Lee Brom, Syd Bee, and Kari-Lise Alexander, each offering works under the show banner, “The Visions of Graces.” The show opened this week at the Seattle venue—and runs through July 7. (Bee was last featured in a Q&A here, and Alexander was last shown on our site here.)

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Kiatanan Iamchan’s cacophonous paintings offer heaps of characters and unexpected elements, each assemblage acting as a growth adorning central figures. The artist says he’s always had a passion for Thai fine art, in particular. Embedded in each of the paintings are cross-cultural, broad-scale reflections of an artist able to render multiple styles at once.

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Bendt Eyckermans offers paintings in mid-narrative, often based on an actual event or memory in his life. Yet, as our mind often does, the result of recreating those situations is both distorting and delicate. Recent paintings by the artist were showcased in a show at Carlos/Ishikawa in London.

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Shoplifter recently brought her hair-based art to Venice Biennale, creating an immersive cave installation out of the cascading layers of hues and unsettling textures. The Icelandic artist, whose real name is Hrafnhildur Arnardottir, has long used both real and fake hair to create her massive works.

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Attaboy

This Saturday (June 15), artists all over the world will be hiding hand made mushroom paintings, sculptures and more for you to find! Look for them in Paris, Hong Kong, Berlin, Sheffield Uk, Amsterdam, Paris, Bangkok, Australia, the UK, Montréal, Holland, Israel, New Zealand, Ottawa, Melbourne, Australia, Cabooture Aust, Tokyo, Prague CZ, Trinidad, Stockholm Sweden, Edmonton, India (Delhi and Bombay), the UAE, and Serbia, Lebanon, Sweden, Toronto , Oaxaca, Mexico, Vannes, France, and more.

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Davor Gromilović continues to craft lush fantasy worlds in his drawings and paintings, with both massive scenes and intimate looks at his monsters. The artist is constantly experimenting in his works, toying with perspective in odes to NES games or blending textures. Gromilović last appeared on our site here.