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South African Miniature Artist Finds International Fame Through Her Work ‘365 Paintings For Ants’

How many details can you put in a miniature painting? If you say very little, you’d be dead wrong. Lorraine Loots is one outstanding miniature artist who is enthralling the world by her most detailed miniature paintings. Not for nothing she enjoys a following of over 290,000 fans on her Instagram account alone. This South …

How Contemporary Art By Xu Zhen is Making the World a Better Place

Xu Zhen is regarded as the symbol of Chinese contemporary art and rightly so. He’s not only an exceptional contemporary artist but also a curator and founder. In 1998, he co-founded an independent non-profit organization, Bizwing Center, based in Shanghai, China. He went on to establish an online art community, Art-Ba-Ba, with Shanghai artists, which …

Rogan Brown’s Microbiome Art Inspired by Scientific Illustrations and Models Looks Like a Kind of Fungal Growth or Bacterial Culture

Rogan Brown’s art looks like a kind of fungal growth or bacterial culture. If it does so, it’s not at all surprising. The likeness of his art to naturally organic forms is deliberate and is inspired by scientific illustrations and models. However, his extremely delicate and incredibly detailed relief sculptures are all made out of …