Melancholic vision of desire

Audrey Kawasaki’s artworks are based on splendid contradictions. Her painted heroines and heroes are erotic and innocent, young but wise, disturbingly beautiful, intentionally ambiguous. Audrey’s style is influenced by both Manga comics and Art Nouveau, her ideas being brought to life with unique, flawless painting techniques.

Audrey Kawasaki, My Dishonest HeartAudrey Kawasaki, My Dishonest Heart

This American artist paints with oils and graphite directly on wood panels, bringing unexpected warmth to her compositions. Without exception, Audrey’s characters seem melancholic, captive in their own sensuous, dreamy universe, yet accessible and ready to be unraveled.  

Audrey Kawasaki, The Bird QueenAudrey Kawasaki, The Bird Queen

 Audrey Kawasaki (born 1982, Los Angeles, California) studied at Pratt Institute in New York but she left after two years because she didn’t want to pursue fine art after New York standards, considered to be too inaccessible and high-class. Nowadays she is considered a rising star on the American art scene and her works have splendid critiques, with one exception, her own: “I always feel I can do better”.

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Thu, 07/12/2018 - 02:51 in

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Kris Lewis grew up in a family that gathered seven brothers and one sister, and, although his father provided the artistic genes, it was his...read more

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 12:49 in

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Benjamin Anderson's biggest passions are portraits. That's because this type of art work provokes him to find a representation that reflects the many different...read more

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 15:45 in

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I simply love the world that Seth Armstrong depicts through his paintings. He mixes realism with a touch of fictional; he knows how to be...read more

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 09:36 in

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Sat, 04/21/2018 - 11:02 in

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Amy Casey's paintings recreate, with acrylic on panel, on canvas or on paper, her nightmares concerning the end of the world. "Inspired by...read more

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 01:45 in

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When you look at one of Charming Baker's paintings you are left with this peculiar feeling of discomfort and intimacy. The artist himself...read more

Sat, 06/10/2017 - 22:00 in

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Wed, 12/20/2017 - 02:33 in

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Mon, 05/21/2018 - 02:39 in

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If you're wondering what is Miso's art all about, I will tell you that her imagination is fascinated and stirred by ecocatastrophe, biology...read more

Wed, 03/11/2020 - 10:18 in

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Agnes Boulloche lives in a fantasy world (partially located in Ile de Re) where phantasmagorical creatures tell...read more

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 12:31 in

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Californian Danny Roberts, a 23-year-old artist and thinker, as he defines himself, signs the unique fashion-inspired illustrations, mostly done with...read more

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 10:57 in

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Gage Opdenbrouw aims at painting "the exterior world in such a way as to evoke the mysterious richness & vastness of the interior world...read more