"Alec Monopoly" is the alias of an unidentified graffiti artist, originally from New York City. He has worked in the urban environments throughout the world, from New York, Miami, Los Angeles, Europe, and throughout Asia.
Alec Monopoly uses several kinds of materials including stencils, spray paint, epoxies, varnishes, and newspapers depicting various iconic pop culture characters. He cites his artists origins as learning from his mother, also an artist. His work has been covered by several major publications including The Wall Street Journal, London Times, New York Post, Rolling Stone, Playboy Magazine, Billboard Magazine, Vibe, The Huffington Post, Complex Magazine, Juztapoz, and several art and lifestyle blogs.
Visit Alec Monopoly's website to see more of his amazing work.
View some more work from Alec Monopoly on artsy.net
Todd Spence is a writer and editor with BREAK.com, and in his spare time, he paints pretty cool stuff from pop culture. While trolling on the internet, I stumbled across his paintings, and was immediately impressed! You can view his work by clicking this link. One of the best things about his work is the affordability - most of his paintings are under $35! One of my favorite actors John Goodwin, the legend himself Michael Jackson "Thriller", are just a few of the paintings that you will appreciate instantly!
Ido Yehimovitz, is an artist who focuses on animation, cartooning, art direction, and character design.
From Tel Aviv, Israel, his work stood out to me as soon as I came across it!
View more of his work on Behance
Jodi Cobb is an artist that is currently being featured in Women Of Vision, which was curated by National Geographic Senior Photo Editor Elizabeth Krist. She had the tough task of selecting 11 extraordinary photographers for this project, and we wanted to share this amazing project with you all.
Read Jodi's Bio from her website
"Jodi Cobb has worked in over 65 countries and produced 30 National Geographic Magazine stories, including "21st -Century Slaves," which was among the most popular stories in the magazine's history. Cobb was the only photographer to penetrate the geisha world, which resulted in her Pulitzer Prize-nominated book, "Geisha: The Life, the Voices, the Art." She was also the first photographer to document the hidden lives of the women of Saudi Arabia and among the first to travel across China when it reopened to the West.
She has received numerous accolades, including repeated honors from the National Press Photographers Association, Pictures of the Year, and World Press Photo, as well as receiving the 2012 Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism. Cobb was also the first woman to be named White House Photographer of the Year. "
The fine art collaborative duo of Devin Liston and Gosha Levochkin, better known as Dev N Gosha, art pieces can be described as abstract, psychedelic, or even confusing. One thing I do know, it's brilliant!
Atlanta based artist Jarryd Sol, has been an artist on our radar for quite some time. His work is very unique and memorable.
In an interview with Salt Newspaper, Jarryd recollected that he discovered his talents while "I worked with other mediums such as charcoal sketching, but I purchased all the software I felt I needed and self taught myself. I originally did pictures of random things like animals but moved to celebrity portraits to get traffic. I do major celebs because that’s what people wanna see, but I do up and coming celebrities because their more likely to repost and give credit."
What goes into his decision process?
"The first step is finding a high quality picture that exposes the lines and facial features of my subject. From there it usually takes me about 3-5 hours of tracing, shading and sculpting their face. It really just depends on the features of the person’s face. I typically take breaks in between working hours because staring at a screen after long periods of time strains your eyes and your vision becomes a little distorted."
He mentioned that his goals are to be a creative force behind marketing companies and arts campaigns, ranging from album art work to books.
We look forward to seeing more from this artist!
Meet Miles Tsang. He is a freelance illustrator and independent printmaker based in Toronto, Canada. He specializes in the design-to-creation of expressive screen-printed pieces and emotionally-charge images which lend themselves to applications for the advertising, apparel, craft, entertainment, fashion, fine art, publishing, and sports industries.
This artists work is something I really enjoy seeing! Watch him create a project a below;
Visit www.milestsang.com for more information.