Neo Rauch

A really great really famous contemporary painter from Germany. Here's one of his gallery websites, an interview on artinfo, and a nice video that shows more work up close.

Maarten Donders

Maarten Donders is an illustrator based in the Netherlands.  Check out his website here.


Robert Heindel

Robert Heindel (1938-2005) illustrator and artist.  Check out this flickr set here and his website here.


Alex Roulette

 "At Swim"


 "Buffalo Water Park"



Alex Roulette paints "fabricated American landscapes" and places figures within these landscapes to "take advantage of the viewer's natural ability to extrapolate narratives."

Aron Wiesenfeld

Aron Wiesenfeld is doing some pretty cool drawings and paintings which you can check out on his website here.


Gil Elvgren Reference

I found a ton of Gil Elvgren pin-up art with his reference photos over here.  Pretty interesting.


Vera Iliatova

 "Was it all a Dream?"

 "First Days"




Brooklyn-based Vera Iliatova narrates the adventures of a group of young heroines who exist in a "self-referential world."
Represented by the Monya Rowe Gallery in NY.
Pictures from her PS1 studio visit here.


DANIELS is a directing duo made up of Daniel Scheinert and Daniel Kwan. They produce music videos, advertisements, and short films. Check out more of their work at danieldaniel.us

Brad Holland

Brad Holland is a very influential illustrator who was big in the 60's and is still making great work today.  Head over to his website for a ton of huge images here.

Barbara Friedman

"Garden of the Fitzi-Continis"



"Couple Reading the Paper"


NY-based Barbara Freidman's paintings combine "a superior viewpoint with a distance that makes it hard to see anything."


Mikkel Sommer

Freelance Illustrator/Comic Artist from Berlin. Check out site here or blog here.

Faith Purvey

 "Ditch Ophelia"

 "Running Fence" 

 "Mound II"


Faith Purvey's surreal expressions of natural and urban wildernesses.