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Collector’s Favorites: May’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.
Growing up in Taiwan, artist Yeachin Tsai studied traditional Chinese brush painting and calligraphy early in her art career. She later moved to New York and received her MFA from Brooklyn College. Since then, Ella Yeachin has developed a colourful, rhythmic style that blends her roots in Chinese painting with the expression of Western abstraction. Yeachin has had numerous solo shows in the United States, as well as group shows in the United Kingdom, Sweden, Taiwan, and Japan. SSee more of Yeachin’s work here.
Based in New York City, Stephen Cimini refers to his compositions as random symmetry. Using oil paint layered with a cold wax medium, he deftly turns imperceptible patterns into balanced, meditative compositions. Although he studied briefly at the San Francisco Art Institute and the School of Visual Arts in New York City, Stephen considers himself primarily self-taught. In addition to receiving the Pollack-Krasner Fellowship and being a finalist for several international art awards, his work is also in numerous private and corporate collections internationally and is exhibited in galleries throughout the United States. See more of Stephen’s work here.
Justin Summerton’s surreal paintings reveal his fascination and passion for the landscape of New Zealand, where he currently lives. Justin’s work is both haunting and serene, figurative and dreamlike. Justin sees New Zealand as an oasis and through oil painting he translates the raw, natural elements that surround him, such as the sea, mountains, rugged coastlines and volcanoes, into powerful and fresh scenes. His work is carried on in the country largest private collection, the Wallace Arts Trust Collection, and has exhibited throughout the United States and New Zealand. See more of Justin’s work here.
Based in Budapest, Flora Borsi is internationally known for her fine art photography. Employing unique and expert photo manipulation techniques, ella Flora ella creates surreal and ethereal imagery thematically centered on identity, relationships, emotions, and dreams. Her work has been exhibited internationally, most notably at the Louvre in Paris, and she was included in the 2021 Forbes 30 under 30 list. She has also had solo exhibitions in the United States and Europe. See more of Flora’s work here.
Chilean artist Joaquinru Reyes has trained at both the National University of the Arts in Buenos Aires and the Finis Terrae University in Santiago. He uses ink, gouache and oil paint to link seemingly unconnected subjects and themes to create his own visual poetry and narratives. Joaquiru has exhibited extensively in South America and Europe and has done residencies in both Portugal and Chile. See more of Joaquinru’s work here.
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