An Interview with Russian Illustrator Varya Kolesnikova / Варя Колесникова

Today, we were fortunate enough to catch up with a CF favourite, Russian artist Varya Kolesnikova. She was kind enough to grant us an interview about her fantastic children’s illustrations and paintings. Take a look below to learn more about her history, artwork, and process. You’ll even learn a thing or two about the artists … Continue reading An Interview with Russian Illustrator Varya Kolesnikova / Варя Колесникова

The Psychedelic Paintings of Stuart Griggs

“I am an artist of the imaginable. I work with interior narrative, symbol and intention as a way to visually portray the numinous.” This is a very fitting artistic platitude when you get a good look at the psychedelic paintings of visionary artist Stuart Griggs. Griggs is perhaps the best representation of the transcendental artist … Continue reading The Psychedelic Paintings of Stuart Griggs

The Triumph of Form / Andrey Yakovlev & Lili Aleeva

Modeling photography is usually a hit-or-miss affair when it comes to success. The majority of fashion photography which utilizes models does so in a way that completely removes any level of agency from the model (whether it be a man or woman) and treats the model as a posable clothes hanger whose purpose is to … Continue reading The Triumph of Form / Andrey Yakovlev & Lili Aleeva

The Surreal Photography of Studio Peripetie

Studio Peripetie is perhaps one of the most impressive, contemporary photography studios I’ve encountered. Under the creative direction of photographer Sylwana Zybura, the studio crafts fine art photography that rivals ancient art masters who worked with the brush. Sylwana Zybura, also known as Madame Peripetie, is a Polish-German linguist and image maker whose work draws … Continue reading The Surreal Photography of Studio Peripetie