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Mark Dean Veca

Mark Dean Veca did an installation and product series for Nike last December called Pulsation (pictured after the jump), which is how I first learned of his work. That project was pretty hot, but these two earlier paintings are among my favorites. There is No Spoon (above) and Good Bye Nail Fungus (below) marry classic 18th century French style with aggressive pop imagery. Can you …

Stephen Hendee

Stephen Hendee makes sculpture and installations from polypropylene, glue, black tape, fluorescent lights and colored gels. His environments are like otherworldly landscapes conjured up during a science fiction character’s REM sleep. Crazy as that may sound, they are simultaneously serene. Get a copy of Ascension , the catalog of Stephen’s 40 foot tall sculpture that viewers have walked in, up and through– emerging totally in …