The Unstoppable Bohemian: Audrey the Artist

Bohemians will do anything to pursue their art and Audrey the Artist glorifies this. Having a disability does not stop her expressing her vision through twisted wired lines and spots of vibrant inks. You just gotta keep on keeping on when you have talent in life. Though I do wander if at times she is in physical pain when she makes her art….

Her hands remind me of a ballerina; long and elegant though harboring pain we cannot begin to imagine.  Like our own hands but extraordinary yet fragile and ultimately beautiful.

Audrey’s aesthetic is feminine, edgy and chic. The faceless beauties she draws tell a story with their hair, some designs are also available as tote bags!  

I adore illustrators because they make the world prettier! Think about it, they really do. From adverts, instruction manuals, prints on products… Illustration is EVERYWHERE to inform, educate, entertain and inspire and make the world look better as well as share a special style to see the world with plus a reinterpretation of how things can look.

An interview by Golden Boy Press with the Artist found here.

Here’s a snippet of the interview.

What’s a typical day for you?
Eating, drawing, going out, sleeping. Repeat. I love going out to see concerts, and you may take me as a psycho, but sometimes I just feel like tattooing every lyric on my body, haha. It happened when I saw Haim last year, I just got like “each song is full of life” and I wanted that feeling tattooed on my body.

How does your environment empower you to pursue what you love?
I wouldn’t say my environment empowers me. In my family, I don’t have any artists, so very early I realized I had to draw my own path, which is something you have to accept ; I mean sometimes, it would be so nice to have someone close to relate to. Most of all, I try to travel as much as possible, and meet people from different countries, with different cultures. Differences are empowering.

What are your top 5 main influences?
Stina Persson, Jordi Labanda as illustrators. I’ve been lucky as hell to meet Jordi, he’s such a brilliant man. One of my current influences is Sia (from her video clips to her album covers). I mean, jeez, so much talent. I am also highly influenced by my favorite book, Les Fleurs du Mal from Baudelaire. There’s this poem, “La Chevelure” and it fits the way I draw hair so well. And this year, my favorite movie was Whiplash, and it quite influenced my behavior. I went very “go for it” instead of “what if”, and it changes everything you know.

“That’s why her hair is so big it’s full of secrets!” – Damien (from Mean Girls)

 

The Bohemian Dictator: Jonathan Meese

This is the g-r-o-o-v-y song he is singing + painting along to….

Meese is on a mission to make Art rule the world. He is all for a “Dictatorship of Art” his work encapsulates an authoritative, weighty and earnest need for art in all it’s glorious multi-media forms: sculpture, paintings and installations. Often seen in a black Adidas tracksuit, one I too wish to own as he has transformed it’s former chaviness rep and turned it into a uniform of non-conformity and outward simplicity to harmonize the deep stirrings of his soul that is the governing force of his maniacal rampage exhibited in his art.

Sedition sɪˈdɪʃ(ə)n/ Art ɑːt/

Galatians 5:19-21

“19 Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, 20 Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, 21 Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.” -KJV

So I had the best intentions to be more Holy and take the time to understand Bible teachings when I discovered a new word: sedition. Subsequently I encountered an online platform that enables you to own works of art by certain Artists that sell for millions of $’s…Kind  of…From Damien Hirst to Tracey Emin, the duo Elmgreen & Dragset and Jenny Holzer. It’s eclecticism at its finest. And it’s yours to own. Only to be graced upon any computer, tablet or TV of your choice. This is purely a digital art collector’s platform. But it’s really kinda cool. Forget Walls. We’re screen babies now. As something of a Wordsmith myself Emin’s “I Promise to Love You” Collection is irresistible. Although it may superficially be due to the resemblance to Britney Jean‘s cover art. Tracey vs Britney…

Some Fugly stuff for sale would be Jake & Chinos Chapman work- who needs to purchase a visual representation of clutter?

¦ DISCOVER ¦

¦OPEN PLATFORM ¦

This is where you can digital art for your screen for a Fiver!

There’s also an App you can download. Turn your screen into Art as Sedition Art declares…