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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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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.

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Using pop culture and his distinct distortion of scale, artist Arnus crafts humorous, engrossing illustrations. His self-description as an “Ugly illustrator since 1982” offers a hint at his sense of humor, moving between both terrifying and playful characters. These pop characters include Alice Cooper, Batman, and a slew of smiling demons.

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Shudi Liu’s oil and acrylic paintings are both cerebral and playful in nature. The artist disassembles both the body and familiar objects, creating scenes that appear ripped from dreams. And in a single work, this discombobulation seems to come with elation and solitude.