Artfly is an online art gallery hosted and curated by Barfly.
Ιt presents projects by artists from diverse backgrounds without any restriction or intervention on their artistic content or expression.
December 26 ~ 2021
Denis Forkas Kostromitin (1977, Russia) explores mythology and religious symbolism through the ancient Mediterranean tradition of conveying images. The synthesis of tradition and innovation forms an intricate framework for the artist's studies of dreams and philosophy. Forkas's paintings have been exhibited around the globe and featured in numerous international music releases as album covers. The artist currently resides in Moscow.
November 21 ~ 2021
The Russian photographer Oleg Dou exhibited his work for the first time when he was 23 at the Le Simoun Gallery in Paris. In 2007 he received the International Photography Award and the International Color Award. In his work, the border between painting and photography disappears. His work presents creatures that look like porcelain without life. Each portrait, digitally retouched, transmits a hermeticism that forces the spectator to look past the softly polished skin of his models. Lover of Japanese minimalism, Dou knows how to generate atmospheres of high visual tension. Galeria Senda
October 31th 2021
Created in a laboratory, experimental specimen and escapee, Viktoria Matthews, is a female Earth creature primate wandering the metascape. She observes and can be observed by her markings and sounds.
In recent years Russian cities have visibly changed. The architectural heritage of the Soviet period has not been fully acknowledged. As a result many unique modernist buildings have been destroyed or changed beyond recognition.
Russian photographer Arseniy Kotov intends to document these buildings and their surroundings before they are lost forever. He likes to take pictures in winter, during the “blue hour,” which occurs immediately after sunset or just before sunrise.
September 19th 2021
In recent years Russian cities have changed, but the architectural heritage of the Soviet period has not been fully acknowledged. As a result, many modernist buildings have been destroyed, while others have become almost unrecognisable following insensitive renovations.
Russian photographer Arseniy Kotov intends to document these buildings and their surroundings before they are lost forever. He likes to take pictures in winter, during the ‘blue hour’, which occurs immediately after sunset or just before sunrise. At this time, the warm yellow colours inside apartment block windows contrast with the twilight gloom outside.
To Kotov, this atmosphere reflects the Soviet period of his imagination. His impression of this time is unashamedly idealistic: he envisages a great civilization, built on a fair society, which hopes to explore nature and conquer space.
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Published in 2020
Carnovsky is a Milan based art and design duo comprised of Francesco Rugi and Silvia Quintanilla
June 13th 2021
RGB designs create surfaces that mutate and interact with different chromatic stimulus.
Carnovsky's RGB is an ongoing project that experiments with the interaction between printed and light colours. The resulting images are unexpected and disorienting. The colors mix up, the lines and shapes entwine becoming oneiric and not completely clear. Through a colored filter (a light or a transparent material) it is possible to see clearly the layers in which the image is composed.
The filter's colors are red, green and blue, each one of them serves to reveal one of the three layers.
RGB first installation has been shown during Milan Design Week 2010 at J&V showroom
November 1st 2020
Hello, I'm Mark Conlan.
I am a multi disciplined Illustrator from Dublin, Ireland. I am currently working and living in Melbourne.
I develop conceptual based illustration for products, editorial, publishing, advertising campaigns and one off commissions for clients all around the world.
My style focuses on a strong use of character and composition empowered by whimsical and emotional situations. Incorporating rich and vibrant colour palettes, my aim is to produce atmospheric imagery that surpasses the brief. You will often see little happy characters or an array of plants and foliage making an appearance throughout my work :)