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Benjamin King: Abstracted Landscapes

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Loosely-rendered paintings merge landscape and abstraction

With a few notable exceptions, landscape painting and abstraction operate on separate planes, and ne'er the twain shall meet. Brooklyn-based painter Benjamin King ignores this illusory boundary, with raw and expressive interpretations of natural landscapes. The works on canvas distill the feelings and sensations of the nature scenes -- without accurately depicting them. As he explains in a......read more

Matthieu Gafsou: Alps

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Swiss photographer snaps near-sublime mountain panoramas

Matthieu Gafsou's interest in the tension between untouched nature and its exploitation by human beings is revealed in Alpes, a photo series of the mountains around his home in Lausanne, Switzerland. Gafsou presents the mountain as a complex subject, one that's torn between its various interpretations: pristine nature, tourist destination, symbol of Swiss national identity.......read more

Paintings by Roman Lipski

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Industrial interventions in nature

In the quiet, melancholic paintings of Roman Lipski, natural spaces are altered by the introduction of industrial and architectural forms. A factory sits by an idyllic lake, a socialist structure sits within a picturesque forest. The effect is off-putting. Whereas 19th century landscape painting leaves the viewer with a sense of awe and wonderment, Lipski's new paintings leave you......read more

Moody Landscapes by Silvia Mogni

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Awe-inspiring photography from the European hinterland

Silvia Mogni is a professional architect and freelance photographer living in in Zurich. She's less interested in shooting pictures of buildings than in training her lens on sweeping natural landscapes, which she depicts in mystical, otherworldly fashion. With a great eye for texture, she captures mercurial images of European landscapes, from the snowy Alps in Switzerland, to the sunny......read more

Gregory Euclide: Relief Work

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Paper, found objects, and elements of nature integrated in complex landscape works

From subject matter to materials, nature informs the work of Minnesota-based artist Gregory Euclide. From his home outside of Minneapolis, Euclide makes mixed-media landscape works that incorporate paper, found objects, and natural elements. The pieces are based on his memories and experiences of the outdoors. Euclide explained his process to Paper Darts Magazine: "I think about nature and I......read more

Road Tripping with Ana Cabaleiro

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Dreamy travel photos show off the beautiful quirks of film

If film photography is a dying format, you wouldn't know it from its growing legion of devotees, who, like vinyl enthusiasts, favor analog's quirks and imperfections over the cool precision of digital tech. The visual appeal of film is on full display in these dreamy travel pics from Spanish photographer Ana Cabaleiro.  "I just love how [film] looks," she said. "The amazing colors......read more

Mystical Landscapes by Troy Moth

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After a stint shooting models in the big city, a Canadian photographer returns to the natural majesty of his homeland

If there are two worlds more diametrically opposed than fashion photography and tree planting, we can't think of them. But Troy Moth has existed in both. Born in a remote tree planting camp on Canada's west coast, Moth in his twenties found himself in Toronto working as a fashion photographer for big-name clients like Vogue and Harper's Bazaar. Eventually, inevitably, he left that world......read more

Tomio Seike: Overlook

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Contemplative beachscape photos shot in Brighton, UK

For the past thirty years, Japanese photographer Tomio Seike has divided time between Japan and Europe. In 2010 he lived in a holiday apartment on Marine Parade in Brighton, England, where he took these photos of the beachscape below. The series, titled "Overlook," show tiny human figures at the edge of an endless sea, harkening Romantic landscape paintings. In fact, on first glance, they......read more

Ironic Landscapes by Cook/Jenshel

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Famed husband and wife photo duo interpret the interplay between culture and environment

Diane Cook and Len Jenshel, two of America's most celebrated landscape photographers, shoot powerful images covering all types of environmental issues. Whether the subject is aquariums or green roofs, gardens or the NYC High Line, the husband and wife photo duo shoot in a signature style that combines a documentary and a fine-arts aesthetic. The Cook/Jenshel......read more

George Boorujy's Ridiculously Detailed Nature Paintings

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Depictions of landscapes and wildlife combine the hyper-realistic with the surreal

In his intricatel ink-on-canvas works, Brooklyn artist George Boorujy uses a trained naturalist’s eye to depict iconic North American animals and landscapes, presenting a vision of life on the continent that is at once foreign and familiar. Focusing on the natural world is something that comes, er, natural to him. "I always drew animals, like most kids," he says, "but I......read more

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