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Collector’s Favorites: July’s Best-Selling Artists
Ever wonder what other people are buying for their personal art collections? Although your tastes may differ, seeing what others are buying can help you discover new artists whose works you might not otherwise have considered.
Below, meet 5 artists who have proven to be our collectors’ favourites. For more ideas, explore our recently sold works and contact our curators who can help you find similar works within your budget.
American contemporary artist Hyunah Kim describes her abstract art as a pleasing product of both the conscious and the unconscious. Through her striking pieces, Hyunah invites the viewer to marvel. Employing a pictorial language based on color, line, figure, and form, she strives to create compelling compositions. Hyunah received her Master’s from Eastern Illinois University and her Bachelor of Fine Arts from California State University, Long Beach. See more of Hyunah’s work here.
Woonchang Song’s dynamic sculptures are inspired by the natural structure of pine trees, which hold great importance in South Korean culture. Woonchang has exhibited extensively in his native South Korea, as well as internationally at Scope Basel and Spectrum Miami. Woonchang received his BA in Sculpture from Inha University, his MA in Sculpture from the Graduate School of Sungshin University, and his Ph.D. in Digital Art Engineering from the University of Inha. See more of Woonchang’s work here.
Self-taught French artist Claire Denarie-Soffietti paints vividly colored interiors and landscapes influenced by time spent in France, Barbados and South Africa, where she currently resides. Claire’s work is frequently exhibited in Cape Town and has been featured in various magazines including Habitat, top billingas well as House and garden. In addition to her artistic pursuits, Claire also studied law at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. See more of Claire’s work here.
The changing urban landscapes of the Spanish artist Sócrates Rizquez transport the viewer to the human center of urban life. Using enamel paints to achieve pure color tones and a glossy finish, Socrates creates scenes of everyday city life in a style he calls “hyper-impressionism.” He is self-taught, inspired by his father’s oil paintings to become an artist in his later years. See more works of Socrates here.
Based in the UK, Izabella Hornung paints striking and playful portraits of women. She creates these portraits based on certain emotions, which she translates into a particular character for each painting. The result is a final image that evokes both dreams and reality, dancing between humor and sadness. Izabella graduated in Painting and Art History in Denmark and has had numerous exhibitions in London. See more of Izabella’s work here.
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