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Raul Diaz Reyes

When we first came across the work of Spanish artist Raúl Díaz Reyes, we knew this was an artist who could combine an arresting aesthetic with a conceptual depth and reasoning to his art. Born in Madrid in 1977, he has exhibited in Spain, Germany, USA, Mexico, Russia and Brazil and has an extensive CV to commend him. The artist has developed two distinct bodies of work. His art has been influenced by the architecture of São Paulo, New York and Madrid which can be witnessed in the pieces presented here. Aluminium sheets serve as a basis for elements of architectural…

Toon Laurense

Toon Laurense

Toon Laurense is a painter from the Netherlands that we recently discovered on Instagram. His works, in oils, are striking in their complexity when studied closely. Often with repeating square patterns in different sizes and colours, the artist only has a preliminary premonition about each piece, which is prone to change before the first brushstroke of the foundation is put on canvas. In the past he made paintings which were mathematically mapped out and calculated. Nowadays he has abandoned this method by trusting his natural faculties: his body, mind and intuition in relation to the canvas. It evolves from nothing. Each piece of…