Natalya Hughes' current series of works feel subtractive -- as though she is actively painting out important portions of existing paintings as opposed to building off of nothing. Hughes always manages to capture a good sense of abstract shape through the use of negative space, and the images below seem...

Textiles are amongst the most wasteful items human beings consume on a regular basis, so why not turn ugly secondhand clothing into art? Derick Melander does it. Stacks of textiles are oriented by color to create neat vertical columns that practically paintings when viewed from afar, complete with drips and all.

 

These photos are quite old, but they're new to me. Photographer Phyllis Galembo takes colorful portraits of individuals in developing countries and captures the richness and beauty in their everyday dress and surroundings. These photos are large-scale color images capturing ritual adornment in Nigeria, Benin and Burkina Faso. Here are...

Because Americans aren't obsessed enough with food already, Scion has an upcoming show (May 22nd through June 12th) curated by Zio Fulcher. It will be taking place in Culver City, with free valet parking (fancy!) and an open bar (fancier!)...

San Francisco artist Ehren Elizabeth Reed is a mixed media artist with some serious focus. All of her works feature the same materials -- thread and paper (often in the form of altered books) -- and the results are nothing short of remarkable. Her books, especially, seem to be three-dimensional...

Brooklyn artist Julia Rothman can pump out patterns for a good portion of her artistic career, and that is an amazing thought. With colors that pop, the patterns seem suitable for anything from wallpapers and wrapping papers to desktop backgrounds. And that might sound like a lot, but that list...

Joe Van Wetering's art is of a rare breed where his art actually looks better on t-shirts. Something in the way his lines spread their feathers over the contours of the human body really just works. Click on the images to buy the shirts! And, for good measure, here's one of...

There’s a lot of crap on Tumblr. Here’s our weekly update that sorts through the crap to bring you the best of the week. (Click here to add us on Tumblr.) This is a big week for photography, so hopefully you like that! There was a time when 3-dimensional-crafted shapes were...

The Blitz Capitol Hill Art Walk is the second Thursday of every month, meaning it's tomorrow! Here are just a few of the things you can expect from it this month: VERMILLION GALLERY What promises to be an interesting group show, "Winter Lights: Explorations in Self-Illuminated Art" revolves around technology-driven art. Expect...