Juliet Rose

The spare key, a couple of nails, ring pulls from drink cans, safety pins and more safety pins… For most, all those odd bits and pieces that gather in bowls and boxes and on tabletops are just the seemingly insignificant but endless debris of everyday life. For British artist Juliet Rose, clutter is the subject of her strikingly graphic paintings. Carefully arranging these inane objects—hairclips, …

Miriam Wosk: Euphoria

Miriam Wosk's first solo museum exhibition opens today, 8 September 2006, at the Santa Monica Museum of Art and runs through 25 November 2006. "Euphoria" features large-scale paintings encrusted with pearls, glitter, crystals, starfish, collage, and paint, and the premiere of a documentary film about Wosk’s studio process, which is produced, written, and directed by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Terry Sanders. In her previous career as …

Jeremiah Palecek

Jeremiah Palecek can't help dreaming of video games. He believes that the dreaming world and the gaming world are incredibly close. The Prague-based artist is not only an avid gamer, but also creates oil paintings inspired by scenes from video games, most directly lifted from his dreams. He recently set out to create a new work everyday and sells all of it on his blog. …