Prinzhorn Collection: Agne’s Jacket


Agne’s Jacket is a remarkable object, stitched inside and out with the words of psychiatric patient, Agnes Richter held in an asylum for the insane in the 1890’s. The Prinzhorn Collection is the legacy of Hans Prinzhorn who was tasked in 1919 to expand on an earlier collection of the art of the psychiatric patient at the university. By 1921 he had brought together

Enric Majoral: The Lord of the Rings


Enric Majoral was born in 1949 in Sabadell (Barcelona). In 1972 he settled in Formentera, where he still lives and works most of the year. In its formation converge the setting inherited from the artisan father, the frequency of the Industrial Escola d’Art i Oficis of Sabadell, where he experimented different craft techniques, such as hand weaving and woodwork, and architectural firms. In 1974 in

Madaew: Thai Fashionista


Apichet “Madaew” Atilattana is an Internet sensation at 16 – and not for singing wicked cover versions of Justin Bieber. He designs and models dresses that he cobbles together out of the most unusual materials, like mosquito netting, clothes hangers, cooking utensils, bicycle tyres and even various forms of plant life. Amassing more than 200,000 followers on Facebook and Instagram since he began uploading his

Paul Thomas Anderson: The Master

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La realtà è perduta. Lo spasmodico desiderio d’amore passionale impossibile, quale unica salvezza di un’utopica ricerca di ordine nella psiche. Freddie Quell siamo noi uomini raffigurati nella personale perdizione del nostro vizio: l’istintivo desiderio carnale, nell’abbandonarsi a se stessi, una sotto forma di castrazione dal reale alienante che nutre quel desiderio di abuso catalizzato da un tormento perenne. Il protagonista di The Master interpretato da

Nick Cave: Soundsuits


Nick Cave is an artist, educator and foremost a messenger, working between the visual and performing arts through a wide range of mediums including sculpture, installation, video, sound and performance. He says of himself “I have found my middle and now am working toward what I am leaving behind.” Cave is well known for his Soundsuits, sculptural forms based on the scale of his body.

Diaolou: Back to Tradition


Three hours out of the Chinese mega-city of Guangzhou, through the sugarcane and banana plantations and deep into the rice paddies, strange things start to rise from the fields. Called diaolou, or watchtowers, they have an oddly Western look, frosted with arches and spires and little domes that contrast with the straight lines of many traditional Chinese houses. There are more than 1,800 of these

Philippa Beveridge: Fragile Ideas


Philippa Beveridge is a London- and Barcelona-based British artist who currently works from her own studio on architectural commissions, installations and sculpture in glass. She graduated in landscape architecture from the University of Greenwich, London, in 1984 and completed an MFA in Art in Architecture from the University of East London in 2007. She studied sculpture, painting, mosaic and glass at the Massana Art School

Duane Paul: Totems


I explore the themes of identity alienation, self-realization and shared and individual struggle. Much of my art is process driven and through the process of making, physically working and manipulating material. The physical process of making the work is as important as the “finished” piece. The nature of my process and practice is to build layers and layers creating sculptural records documenting exploration of a

Kris Knight: Pretty Boys


Kris Knight is a Canadian painter whose work examines performance in relation to the construction, portrayal and boundaries of sexual and asexual identities. Drawing from personal histories of rural escapism through imagination, Knight paints disenchanted characters that are lost between youth and adulthood; they hide their secrets, but desperately long to let them go. His mythical and ambiguous portraits are a synthesis of fantasy and

Hsiao-Ron Cheng: Kindred To Bloom


Hsiao-Ron Cheng is a 1986-born Taiwanese digital artist/illustrator. She started to work as a freelance illustrator in 2012 and soon get international attention. In the same year, her work has been shortlisted for Young Illustrator Award. Hsiao-Ron’s clients range from fashion brand to design agencies worldwide. Other experiences include a digital painting of 8ft mural for coffee shop interior design. ” Photoshop is my kung-fu.