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Mark Kirkpatrick and his liking for barren landscapes

We at CFYE are all about exploring, whether that be physically in the field or mentally in the mind. We salute the hikers, the sailors, the cosplayers, the wonderers, the scientists and everything else in between. For me personally I am drawn to the landscape when it comes down to exploration. So it's no wonder that instantly fell in love with the work of Mark Kirkpatrick. Let's have a quick chat with this awesome guy!...

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  •  17.08.2015
  •  Kaymir

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Pahnl – A little art

The last decade we've seen stencil art changing from something simple and reproducible to rocket-surgery work with 15 layers of stencils and 25 colours depicting an ironic post-modern interpretations of 90's graffiti. Pahnl takes a different approach. The Oxford (England) based street artists is mostly known for his stick-men, women, cats and dogs in all sorts of variations. The simple characters speak the international language of...

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  •  12.08.2015
  •  Arden

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Fashion photography with Gennadiy Chernomashintsev

Ukrainian fashion photographer Gennadiy Chernomashintsev was born in the USSR in 1968 and currently works as an art-director for the Ukrainian magazine DOMINO. His love for photography started at an early age, and he developed a special love for fashion photography, especially in black and white. When his father got him a great Soviet rangefinder,the FED(ФЕД) which was basically a Russian Leica clone, the magic began....

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  •  04.08.2015
  •  Arden

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Martin Ron – Bigger than life

At the most recent Upfest, some amazing murals were erected! Amongst all the visual violence, works still stood out, like the ones from Martin Ron. Martin Ron is an amazing muralist hailing from Buenos Aires, Argentina. He's been responsible for some amazing murals all across the globe. This introduction doesn't do him justice, so without further ado I present you with the words and works of Martin Ron!...

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  •  29.07.2015
  •  Arden

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Etnik – Upside down city

Etnik (Florence, Italy) has been doing graffiti since the early 90's. Over time he has developed a signature style, transforming his letters from graffiti to what he calls an 'upside-down city landscape' with geometrical and architectural figures. Responsible for tons of amazing pieces, murals but also fantastic sculpture, we're honoured to present you with the work and words of Etnik!...

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  •  27.07.2015
  •  Arden

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Scott Albrecht – Zero tolerance

Recently we got in touch with artist and designer Scott Albrecht(1983), based in Brooklyn, NY. It turned out his exhibition 'HERE AND NOW' opened in the Andenken / Batallion gallery right in our hometown Amsterdam. Of course, we missed the exhibition, but that's all the more reason to introduce you to the good man through our website! "I like that you really don't have that luxury of 'undo' which forces you to be more present and...

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  •  14.07.2015
  •  Arden

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Loes van Delft – Pursuing dreams

Loes van Delft(1991) has been working hard to pursue her dream of being an professional artist, and it’s paying off! Her works, often bright and positive, bring out the best in people and with her signature, painting style, her happy character Pjipje and a positive attitude she’s been making quite a name for herself!...

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  •  02.07.2015
  •  Arden

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Jakub Rozalski – The art of Mr.Werewolf

Epic might be one of the most misused words in the English language, but it's certainly in its place when describing the works of artist Jakub Rozalski(34), hailing from Krakow, Poland. Inspired by classical paintings and modern techniques and armed with a healthy dose of imagination Jakub creates the most fantastic sceneries that even inspired a board game....

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  •  29.06.2015
  •  Arden

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Matt Quin

A while ago we came across some impressive Medium blogposts on nighttime/star photography by Matt Quinn. Matt is a photographer and web developer hailing from Canada. Matt wanted to get away from the keyboard more and used that reason to push the envelope on his photography. Now he's both a digital product developer and a rugged outdoorsman, as proven by the Headlandsdigital, Matt Quinn he has been building up....

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  •  16.06.2015
  •  Arden

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Narcélio Grud – Variety on the Rise

If you think street art consists out of nothing more than stencils with a witty punch-line, you should have a look at the works of Brazilian artist Narcélio Grud. His work varies from public sound interventions, sculptures and spray-can spirographs, to murals created with discarded materials like fruit or oil. Over the years Narcélio has shared some fantastic video's showing his experiments with various techniques....

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  •  08.03.2014
  •  Arden