Hi-Fructose Magazine

  • by Andy Smith
    Sandra de Groot crafts soft armor and ornate headpieces in her macramé “kNOTs” series. When the works adorn models, they are activated in a way that appears both regal and fantastical. Each piece feels independent of any one place or time. More
  • by Andy Smith
    Fumi Nakamura With only the uniform confines of 12 inches x 12 inches in size, nearly 90 artists contribute to the latest edition of the group effort "LAX / SFO.” The third iteration of the Thinkspace Projects-curated program begins at Heron Arts in San Francisco on Saturday. Among the contributing artists are Alex Garant, Anthony […]
  • by Andy Smith
    Kari-Lise Alexander A new show at Roq La Rue Gallery features the elegant and arresting work of three painters, Laurie Lee Brom, Syd Bee, and Kari-Lise Alexander, each offering works under the show banner, “The Visions of Graces.” The show opened this week at the Seattle venue—and runs through July 7. (Bee was last featured […]
  • by Andy Smith
    Kiatanan Iamchan’s cacophonous paintings offer heaps of characters and unexpected elements, each assemblage acting as a growth adorning central figures. The artist says he's always had a passion for Thai fine art, in particular. Embedded in each of the paintings are cross-cultural, broad-scale reflections of an artist able to render multiple styles at once.More
  • by Andy Smith
    Bendt Eyckermans offers paintings in mid-narrative, often based on an actual event or memory in his life. Yet, as our mind often does, the result of recreating those situations is both distorting and delicate. Recent paintings by the artist were showcased in a show at Carlos/Ishikawa in London. More
  • by Andy Smith
    Shoplifter recently brought her hair-based art to Venice Biennale, creating an immersive cave installation out of the cascading layers of hues and unsettling textures. The Icelandic artist, whose real name is Hrafnhildur Arnardottir, has long used both real and fake hair to create her massive works. More
  • by Andy Smith
    Attaboy This Saturday (June 15), artists all over the world will be hiding hand made mushroom paintings, sculptures and more for you to find! Look for them in Paris, Hong Kong, Berlin, Sheffield Uk, Amsterdam, Paris, Bangkok, Australia, the UK, Montréal, Holland, Israel, New Zealand, Ottawa, Melbourne, Australia, Cabooture Aust, Tokyo, Prague CZ, Trinidad, Stockholm […]
  • by Andy Smith
    Davor Gromilović continues to craft lush fantasy worlds in his drawings and paintings, with both massive scenes and intimate looks at his monsters. The artist is constantly experimenting in his works, toying with perspective in odes to NES games or blending textures. Gromilović last appeared on our site here. More
  • by Andy Smith
    Patt Yingcharoen’s provocative oil paintings build upon constructions from art history, mixing cultures and iconography that continue centuries-long narratives about human nature. In an upcoming show titled "Celebration of flesh and blood" at Number 1 Gallery in the artist's native Bangkok, several new, dark-surrealist works are offered. It arrives in July at the gallery.More
  • by Andy Smith
    Miki Kim’s psychedelic and at times, humorous illustrations blend pop elements across cultures. The artist, who also works in the tattoo industry, creates her bold imagery with fluid linework and soft palettes, both underscoring her absorbing and psychedelic concepts. She has created tattoos and illustrations under the moniker Mick Hee over the past few years. […]