Kate & Bear

Artists Darya Golubina and Mila Matveeva started Kate & Bear in the winter of 2008 in New York City as an organization dedicated to bringing a piece of the pie to artists. We aim to build a lattice of support, opportunity and creativity for individuals working in any medium by engaging with and within a community through art shows and interactive events. Think of us as an agency without all the agency. Contact us: kateandbear@gmail.com


Something amazing about starting with the eyes and having them stare at you throughout the rest of the painting. #painting #paint #acrylic #canvas #art #artlife #artist #fineart #portrait #portraiture #eyes #nyc #brooklyn #brooklynart #studiotime #workinghard


Sleepy Beauty, by Eric Zener

Miley + Bears = yep, I like it.
Reminds me of that Mert & Marcus spread in W Magazine I always refer to…

Nicole Melanson is a Brooklyn based artist whose drawings, prints, and textiles are beautiful—in fact, I am wearing one right now. I knew Nicole as a photographer and videographer and all around artist, but as soon as I saw she had an online shop I had to buy something (and it’s totally affordable, comfortable and vibrant as pictured). I like seeing the parallels between her wearables and prints.

Check out her tumblr for more and treat yo’ self at her online shop!


Azerbaijani artist Faig Ahmed draws from the rich tradition of Middle Eastern carpet weaving to spin surreal creations that seem to defy physical laws — and the staticness of cultural relics. Sometimes his carpets appear to melt, their patterns dissolving into a pool of swirling colors like an oil slick, and other times they become three-dimensional, rising up in sharp spikes that defy the two-dimensional form. These are not carpets to be walked upon. Since we introduced Ahmed on the blog last May, he has created a new body of work that will debut at Cuadro Gallery in Dubai on September 14. A unique space in Dubai’s financial center, Cuadro is a non-profit gallery where Ahmed recently completed an artist residency. Take a look at some photos from Ahmed’s studio and his new works on Hi-Fructose.


per the newsletter, this is the guy monica and jared from courtship ritual roll with for live courtship shows. his name is james thomas marsh and his whole thing is mesmerizing. definitely watch this at work.

James is the best.


☆。*☽Halloween Haven☾*。☆

happy (sort of) start of fall

(Source: neverendingwank)


hi! i’ve decided this is the best place to actively share my current work, so look out for future posts from me here.

for now, you can always view some of my latest over at carbon made

via National Geographic:

Photographer David Doubilet was on assignment for National Geographic photographing wildlife in Canada’s Gulf of St. Lawrence when he photographed this colorful and exotic-looking lion’s mane jellyfish in Bonne Bay. The beauty of this creature drifting in the crystal-clear waters underscores what there is to lose as years of overfishing, warming waters, and possible offshore drilling cause concern for the health of the gulf’s ecosystem.


Bagels for New York Magazine

reminds me of Wayne Thiebaud! love!

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