Luciana Novo is a Argentinian-born painter and sculptor who creates work with a commentary on our modern excesses and the accumulative character of the culture of the masses. All of her works are full of colour and overflowing shapes which could be seen as a contemporary representation of nature and the human figure. Luciana caught our eye with her extremely intricate and colourful mounted polar bear head 'Cabeza De Oso Polar' which is made from plasticine, clay and paint.
To see more of her work visit her blog or Flickr.
Swiss/Danish artist group PUTPUT are one a creative bunch. Seeking to occupy the space between input and output, the group are dedicated to unconventional visual experimentation centered around conceptual thinking. PUTPUT stand up to the chaos of the world by means of form, guided by curiosity they choose not to believe in ready-made sense and set out to capture the previously unseen by transforming the ordinary into the extraordinary. Our favourites include 'Popsicles' and 'A New Necessity'.
To check them out for yourself head to their website.
Moscow artist Oleg Dou creates artworks that lie between the beautiful and the repulsive, the living and the dead. His portraits are the receptacle of the evils, fantasies and tendencies of our time and raise the question of identity. By alteration, scarification, radiation, the portrait becomes an abstract canvas; a place of creative expression.
You can see more of Oleg's work here.
Sabine Timm is a German illustrator and artist based in Düsseldorf. Through her art, Sabine creates her own world with its own sense of humour and meaning. Inspired by nature and daily life, her pictures are little narratives which she has created in her tiny sketch-books and in her stage-like three dimensional scenes. We're really diggin' her miniature interior series as well as the cute table-faces series. Who knew furnishings could be so fun?
You can see more of Sabine's work here.