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Federico Infante blends the figurative and the abstract in his stirring acrylic paintings. His upcoming show at Hugo Galerie in New York, “The Geography of Hope,” collects a new body of work from the artist. The show begins May 26 and runs through June 17. Infante was last featured on HiFructose.com here.

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Rendered in crosshatched pen and ink, Akira Beard’s “Life Drawings” carry both an energy nad humanity in each of their vague forms. While the artist’s paintings tend to be more vibrant and abstract, his drawings are vulnerable and more controlled in execution. The artist was last featured on HiFructose.com here.

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Jamie Adams offers striking oil paintings that “present the artist’s reconstruction of scenes from his father’s youth” in the new show “Blondie Bubba” at Jonathan Levine Projects. The works blend the influences of varying artforms while examining the idea of memory. Adam was featured in Hi-Fructose Vol. 40.

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Gosia‘s captivating figurative sculptures are displayed in her first solo European show with “The Windows of the Soul” at Dorothy Circus Gallery in London. We recently wrote about the artist in a multi-page feature in Hi-Fructose Vol. 41, and she was last featured on HiFructose.com here. This show kicks off May 5 and runs through June 30.

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With Scott Prior’s oil paintings, magic is found in the normalcy of his scenes, in which backyard fires illuminate figures and dim city streets glow. The painter’s practice moves between these narratives and still-life studies, landscapes, and figures. All have a shared quality that Prior of which has a mastery, William Baczek Fine Arts says.

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Ozabu only uses pencil and graphite in her startling figurative works on paper, using elegant linework and subtle iconography in mysterious minimalist pieces. The Japanese artist is self-taught, and the artist’s long fascination with birds comes through in how figures are accompanied by and are overtaken by winged creatures.