Artists Interviews

Agostino Arrivabene

Agostino Arrivabene

Agostino Arrivabene from Rivolta d'Adda, Italy. Graduated at the Accademia di Brera in 1991, he dedicates himself to the study of past masters such as Leonardo, Dürer and Van Eyck, maturing a surrealistic and visionary style. He participated in the exhibitions of the Sunnis Surrealism: from De Chirico to Foppiani (Piacenza, 2002) and Visionaries, primitive, eccentric: from Alberto Martini to Licini, Liguabue, Ontani (Potenza, 2005). He took part in the Michetti Prize in 2006 and in 2013, the year he was among the three winners. He also exhibited at the Venice Biennale in 2011, presented by…

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Andrzej Kuziola

Andrzej Kuziola

Born in Poland and now residing in the United Kingdom, Kuziola began his career as a dentist before switching his focus to creating art. His style is distinct and surreal, with a stylized texture often resembling sculpted clay. His illustrations are filled with eerie elements like skeletons, twisting vines, medieval armour and fanciful characters. Specialize mainly in horror, fantasy illustration, character creation and really enjoy it. Specialties: Digital sculptor, organic and hard surface modelling, digital illustration, concept art, low and high polygon modelling, texturing, rendering,…

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Christophe Vacher

Christophe Vacher

Christophe Vacher is a two-time Emmy Award Winner and two-time Annie Award Nominee who has provided artwork for the Animation industry and most major Hollywood Studios since 1989 as a painter, designer and Art Director. He worked on movies such as The Hunchback of Notre-Dame, Tarzan, Fantasia 2000, Dinosaur, Treasure Planet, Shark Tale, Enchanted, “9”, Despicable Me and Hasbro’s Transformers TV series. Originally French, he currently lives in California. His personal paintings can be seen permanently in several galleries and collections in Europe and the United States. He has given Art…

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Christopher Ulrich

Christopher Ulrich

Christopher Ulrich is one of the most devoted painters of our time. His surreal iconographic images have adorned museums and galleries worldwide. He recently was a guest artist at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), in the Guillermo del Toro exhibition “At Home with Monsters”. Christopher began to work on his major Demoneater series in 2005, which was the first of three major experiments. Illuminator: The Royal Wedding marked the second, ending with The Christ Chronocrator Project: The Reckoning. This was the third and final series of the project, which was exhibited at La Luz de…

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Daniele Valeriani

Daniele Valeriani

Daniele Valeriani was born in Rome in 1974. He works as a graphic designer with various media, his tools are mostly digital but also charcoals, inks and oils. His interests have always been focused on the wonders of nature, science fiction, astronomy and occultism. Valeriani’s art can be described as surreal, dreamlike, hellish, futuristic. H.R. Giger, Beksinski, Bosch, Dalì, Haeckel, Durer, Dorè, Arrivabene are among his influences. He has created covers and various designs for well-known bands such as Dark Funeral, Electric Hellfire Club, Alien Vampires, Acheron, Dissection, Mysticum,…

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Denis Forkas

Denis Forkas

Most Metal fans, know Russian painter, Denis Forkas, as the creator of mind-blowing visions for the album covers of bands like Locrian, Horseback, and more recently, the mighty Behemoth. His works are full of cryptic imagery, traditional art overtones and symbolical significance. They challenge viewers to look further and discover a place where poetry, fantasy and the occult rapturously coexist. In this interview, Forkas revisited his early days as an artist while reveals the stylistic complexities of his art and comments about his newfound creative relationship with the world of Metal music.…

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Erik Heyninck

Erik Heyninck

Erik Heyninck was born in Antwerp in 1952. He began his artistic life as a guitarist in his own band for which he was also the main composer and lyrics writer. When this road came to an end, he went to work in Catalunya, Spain and, inspired by the rocky shore, it was there that he decided to take up painting. Since then the visual arts have been his main preoccupation, although the music is never far away. As an artist, he is self-taught.…

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Fernando Vicente

Fernando Vicente

The work as a painter by Fernando Vicente is characterized by the constant presence of the human figure combined with other elements that the author has been collecting throughout his life. Thus, of the four main series that group their pictorial work, Anatomies is painted on maps, Atlas on mechanical workshop sheets, and Vánitas and Venus use anatomical sheets (these last two being references, respectively, to the fashion photographs of the 50s and the great themes of classical painting). The technique used is the same for the illustration as for the painting, the acrylic, changing only the…

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