Issue 23

On the cover: Cherilyn Kurtz, 'Ironing Aid', archival pigment print, 30 x 40 inches /**/ Wish to read this issue in digital format? Click here. Wish to subscribe annually in digital or print format? We produce 5 editions per...

Issue 22

On the cover: Mariana Garibay Raeke, 'Torso (1)', acrylic on wood panel, 61 x 47 cm /**/ Wish to read this issue in digital format? Click here. Wish to subscribe annually in digital or print format? We produce 5 editions per y...

The butterfly in the mud: in conversation with ASMA

“…a mythological open narrative of an encounter at the shore of a lagoon”. This is the opening line of the exhibition text for a show titled Half Blood Princess by Mexico City based artist duo ASMA. This liminal image of the lagoon, a fluid, fluctuat...

A way of being in the world: Agnese Guido

The whimsical and weird world conjured up in Italian artist Agnese Guido is both an escape from and product of the real world around us. It is populated by a cast of anthropomorphic characters who animate pop culture icons, old technology hardware an...

Issue 21

On the cover: Monika Chlebek, 'Huge Ass', oil on canvas, 140 x 190 cm /**/ Wish to read this issue in digital format? Click here Wish to subscribe annually in digital or print format? Visit our online shop for more details. ...

Ebb and flow: In conversation with Loren Erdrich

Water is a paradoxical element. It flows in the direction of least resistance, but as it does it slowly works on the environment, smoothing, tumbling, rolling, eroding, which over millennia reshapes entire landscapes. Water is destructive, a force to...

Interior landscapes: In conversation with Kimo Nelson

Landscape art, once chiefly the domain of the picturesque, has gained a new urgency and political charge in recent times as the world grapples with the escalating climate crisis. Now, this previously benign classical subject matter has become loaded ...

Anniversary Issue 20

On the cover: Sarah Bechter, 'Untitled (festive blush)', oil on canvas, 70 x 55 cm /**/ Wish to read this issue in digital format? Click here Visit our online shop for more details.   Interviews: Sarah Bechter Aks...

Autumn Issue 19

On the cover: Rebecca Munce, 'Funeral', oil pastel etching, 20 x 16 inches /**/ Wish to read this issue in digital format? Click here Visit our online shop for more details Interviews: Mary Herbert Agnese Guido ASMA Pr...

Summer Issue 18

On the cover: Vika Prokopaviciute, Chewing Gum Painting Stretching, oil on linen, 130 x 200 cm /**/ SUMMER EDITION 18 IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Currently not all stores/galleries we normally stock with at the moment are fully open ...

Spring Issue 17

On the cover: Agnese Guido,'The raw leaf and the chewing gum', 2019, gouache on cotton paper, 31 x 24 cm /**/ Visit our online shop for more details Interviews: Alicia Addamerovich Angela Heisch Bridget Mullen Ethan John...

“I’m a people watcher”: Nettle Grellier

Languid, intertwined figures are a feature of UK based artist, Nettle Grellier’s paintings. In these scenes of repose and leisure, intimacy and awkwardness interplay, shifting the dynamics between the figures and leaving the viewer guessing. Her rece...

Winter Issue 16

On the cover: Alice Tippit, 'Vise', oil on canvas, 24 x 20 inches /**/ Visit our online shop for more details Interviews: Scott Ogden Alice Tippit Giordanne Salley Lenz Geerk Anna Schachinger Below is the lis...

Squiggly landscapes: Ryan Nord Kitchen

The great French Impressionist master Claude Monet said, “For me, a landscape does not exist in its own right, since its appearance changes at every moment …” Brooklyn-based artist Ryan Nord Kitchen paints landscapes, but is similarly unconcerned...

Anniversary Issue 15

On the cover: Sarah Thibault, 'Ways to Kill the Night' (detail) /**/ Visit our online shop for more details Interviews: Brigitte Mulholland Emily Ludwig Shaffer Sarah Thibault Igor Hosnedl Katherina Olschb...

‘Flowers of Time’ by Daniel Correa Mejia

Daniel Correa Mejía Lives and work in Berlin, Germany www.daniel-correa.com @daniel.correa.mejia What inspired you to be an artist? When did you begin expressing yourself through creative avenues? I was born in Colombia. When I was ele...

Poetics of space: Emil Robinson

For Cincinnati, Ohio based artist Emil Robinson, painting is a study in the poetics of space. The canvas provides Emil a framework within which to reconfigure and experiment with colors, form and figuration. In his recent work, large swaths of washed...

Narrative hidden in the surface: Çağla Ulusoy

A modern day nomad, Turkish born artist Çağla Ulusoy’s abstract art is an assemblage of fragments and traces of the many spaces and places she has lived in and passed through. Her work, which emphasizes surface details, is a rich tapestry of personal...

Autumn Issue 14

On the cover: Jonathan Lux, 'Girl, Garden & Apple', ink on paper, 40 x 30 cm /**/ Visit our online shop for more details Interviews: Ann Cathrin November Høibo Ryan Nord Kitchen Matt Kleberg Emily Ferretti Ben Jam...

A meeting of two worlds: Ken Gun Min

LA based artist Ken Gun Min blends together Eastern and Western influences in his fluid, gestural painting. He is inspired by art traditions from both his native and adopted homelands, and explores mixing and merging these to create a hybrid aestheti...

Landscapes that glow. Nick McPhail’s LA paintings

Nick McPhail’s paintings glow. They radiate the saturated hues that characterize the light in Los Angeles. Nick’s paintings typically depict buildings, powerlines and the landscape. The relationship between the built and natural landscape reflects Ni...

Summer Issue 13

On the cover: Jessie Makinson, 'Magma rising', oil on canvas, 120 x 100 cm /**/   Visit our online shop for more details Interviews: Jessie Makinson Mevlana Lipp Thom Trojanowski Michaela Younge Emily Mae Sm...

Spring Issue 12

On the cover: Zander Blom, 'The Transatlantic Passenger', oil on linen, 198 × 150 cm /**/ Visit our online shop for more details Interviews: Milly Peck Zander Blom Nasim Hantehzadeh Henry Churchod Tristian Koenig B...

Celestial bodies: in conversation with Vivian Greven

Love is the subject of German artist Vivian Greven’s work. In her ethereal paintings, which borrow visually and thematically from Classical art, the human form is an embodiment of divine beauty and love. For Vivian, beauty is bound to holiness, which...

Championing interesting art: Galleri KANT

Kerry Harm Nielsen and Anna Gram Sørensen are the duo behind the Danish contemporary art gallery KANT, and the guest curators of ArtMaze Mag Winter Issue 11. The pair have shared a common interest in art for decades, and in 2004 opened KANT in a smal...

Surface details: In conversation with Jeanne Gaigher

The scenes that South African artist Jeanne Gaigher paints appear to move and shift before your eyes. Her fluid brushstrokes and autumnal, earthy colour palettes create mesmerising scenes where subject and background merge in and out of one another. ...

Piecing the puzzle in Julie Curtiss’ paintings

Artist Julie Curtiss combines bold, daring aesthetics with the uncanny to create her stunning paintings in oils and gouache. Her work depicts scenes that appear straight out of a graphic novel, but one that was created by a surrealist. Here, strands ...

Of light and color: In conversation with Dan Perkins

The influence of 19th century Romanticism is not immediately apparent in the geometrically abstract work of Dan Perkins. However, for the New York based artist, channeling light and color into fluid geometries becomes a kind of impossible sublime for...

Making people not have a care with Suzy Babington

Suzy Babington Lives and works in Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK. Education: 2011-2014  BFA Slade School Of Fine Art, London www.suzybabington.com What inspired you to be an artist? When did you begin expressing yourself through creative av...

Winter Issue 11

On the cover: Srijon Chowdhury, 'Red Glowing Morning Glory', oil on linen, 101,8 X 76,2 cm /**/   Visit our online shop for more details.  Interviews: Vivian Greven James English Leary Srijon Chowdhury ...

Utopian domestic worlds by Chris Bogia

Color, form and texture are three vital adjectives for New York artist, Chris Bogia. Inspired by the world of interiors, textiles and decorative arts, his artwork explores this material tripartite in considered and in-depth ways. Chris’ sculptures a...

Love and devotion, over and over again by Scott Anderson

Scott Anderson’s work creates a fresh visual language with whispers from late modernism masters such as Robert Rauschenberg and Francis Bacon. His compositions demonstrate a layered and balanced intricacy within his signature figurative abstraction t...

Breaking the rules of anatomy with Akos Ezer

Throughout art history, the figure in painting has been reinvented time and time again. If you are an artist whose work focuses mainly on the figure as its subject, it must offer something new and fresh to the viewer. This is where Hungarian artist A...

Painting, illustrating and designning with Kellen Hatanaka

Painter, illustrator, and designer Kellen Hatanaka creates artwork that is an amalgamation of his many creative pathways, using elements of all three to create his individual style. Not so unlike the digital illustrations created on a computer progra...

Anniversary Edition 10

On the cover: Julie Curtiss, 'Witch', acrylic and oil on canvas, 18" x 14" /**/ Visit our online shop for more details.  Interviews: Julie Curtiss Dominic Beattie Faye WeiWei Chris Bogia Maria Zemtsova (ArtMaze Mag Founder) ...

‘A world post-disaster’ in the work of Timothy Hoyt

Purple, moonlit skies, mysterious castles, and red-eyed bats are just some of the imagery that makes up the dramatic paintings of Timothy Hoyt. The theatrical lighting in his compositions create a suspenseful and gothic atmosphere that has become a t...

On male sensuality: In studio with Kyle Vu-Dunn

The male figures in Kyle Vu-Dunn’s paintings are all curves. Their lithe and limber bodies seem to melt and merge with one another. The colors in his recent paintings is simultaneously hot and muted; the tone of the works ache with desire. Kyle uses ...

Genesis Belanger: Simpsons episode about the uncanny

Genesis Belanger’s surreal sculptures fuse together everyday objects and food with human-like features, fashioning a delicious disembodiment. Within her clay creations, you can find little remnants of the body such as a finger, an eyeball, or a tongu...

Koak: learning to be comfortable on uncertain ground

Koak’s bold and defining lines create curves that outline twisted bodies, expressing a range of raw emotions. It is easy to get lost in the flowing curves of her figures, as each winding limb can at once create such wild movements and tranquil poses....

Autumn Issue 9

On the cover: Charlie Roberts, 'Athina Evenings' /**/ Visit our online shop for more details.  Interviews: Charlie Roberts Olivia Bax Scott Anderson Lindsey Mendick Kim Savage (FOLD Gallery) Below is the full list of finalists p...

Mrs. Gallery: the little gallery that can

Founded in 2016, Mrs. Gallery is a contemporary art gallery in Maspeth, Queens, New York City, run by a husband and wife team. Set on a quaint leafy street in the suburbs far removed from the art world hub of the city, Mrs. Gallery has been quietly g...

Everyday Architypes: In Studio with Nat Meade

Bathed in warm light, the somnambulant bearded men that figure in Nat Meade’s paintings appear revenant, but also ever so slightly ridiculous. Nat explains that he imagines these figures as off duty architypes, caught in a moment of down-time; smokin...

Soft, beautiful horror movie by Sarah Slappey

Sarah Slappey creates jungles of feet and hands, with legs and arms sprouting and twisting like vines around every corner of the composition. Her brilliant paintings feature surreal elements that will make your skin crawl while at the same time allur...

Oh-so malleable clay! In studio with Bruce Sherman

If you’ve read the Tom Robbins’ classic Skinny Legs and All you’ll no doubt recall a certain group of animated inanimate objects which move and talk their way through the tale. The same fantastical magic that breathes life into these objects, and whi...

Summer Issue 8

On the cover: Genesis Belanger, 'To the Core', stoneware and porcelain, 9 x 7 x 3 inches /**/ Visit our online shop for more details.  Below is the full list of finalists published in the Summer Edition, Issue 8 of ArtMaze Mag. Our li...

“Community of images” by Scott McCracken

To create something so visually striking and satisfying with simple shapes on a surface is nothing short of extraordinary, and is in fact anything but simple. London-based artist Scott McCracken forms an intricate system of shapes and symbols within ...

Palimpsest: In Studio with Hanna ten Doornkaat

German born, UK based artist Hanna ten Doornkaat’s art is a meditation on the limits and possibilities of a line. Working in hard graphite pencil on wood panels, Hanna builds up intricate textured layers of line work through a laborious process of ma...

Thin line between humor and truth with Georg Oskar

Brief moments in time, the everyday, inspire the nuanced humor of Icelandic painter Georg Óskar. Glimpses into the human condition; the sweet, the mundane, the ironic. With a rough brushstroke and a murky color palette, Óskar’s works convey a sense o...

Spring Issue 7

On the cover: Howard Fonda, 'Untitled', oil and colored pencil on canvas, 48 x 36 inches /**/ Visit our online shop for more details.  Below is the full list of finalists published in the Spring Edition, Issue 7 of ArtMaze Mag. ...

Exorcizing of useless or harmful thoughts with Paul Gagner

The satirical paintings of Paul Gagner conjure up the humorous and bizarre nature of the life of an artist. His work includes text like “How to impress and baffle people with artspeak” and “How to do everything and nothing all day. Tomorrow” that is ...

Constant tension and movement… by Stevie Dix

An artist driven by movement, shape and color, Stevie Dix makes paintings that brim with creative energy and freedom. Dix has always looked to art as emotional release, from her youth in a creatively liberated household in Belgium to her studio in Su...

Winter Issue 6

On the cover: Paul Gagner, 'The Artist, Rearranged, With Pickle', oil on canvas, 44 x 48 inches /**/ Visit our online shop for more details.  Below is the full list of finalists published in the Winter Edition, Issue 6 of Ar...

A New Queer Abstractionist, meet artist Loren Britton

Germany-based artist Loren Britton is a medium-shifter. Loren's interests in language, naming, sexuality, and the political body are constantly carried out in different materials as they search for the form that best supports their ideas. A champion ...

Shape Shifting with Mark Posey

Mark Posey is a contemporary still life painter living and working in Los Angeles. He paints objects that have seemingly human qualities, often incorporating the imperfections that help shape personality. Mark received his BA from UC Berkeley and my ...

Anniversary Issue 5

On the cover: Kaley Flowers and Jack Sachs "L1nk Up" series, ceramics /**/ Visit our online shop for more details. Below is the full list of finalists published in the Anniversary Edition, Issue 5 of ArtMaze Mag. Our list con...