Dream The End x Tumblr

Tumblr's Head of Fashion & Art Partnerships, Valentine Uhovski, guest edits this colorful edition of Dream The End, selecting artworks by artists who "dream in color" and evoke happiness within the viewer. Featuring many young, working artists, this edition channels the young, fresh spirit of Tumblr and its community. 

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Aleksandra Domanović

Aleksandra Domanović was born in 1981 in Novi Sad, Yugoslavia (now a part of Serbia). She studied at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna, Austria. Domanović works mainly in sculpture and video, and her work is characterized by an interest in feminism, cyberfeminism, science, technology, media, and the disintegration of Yugoslavia. She lives and works in Berlin, Germany.


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Chloe Wise

Born in 1990, Chloe Wise is a Canadian artist based in New York City. She received a BFA from Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec in 2013. Working mainly in painting and sculpture, Wise examines contemporary consumerism, social media obsession, and sexuality with a distinct humor and wit. She has exhibited in numerous galleries and art fairs in Canada and abroad.


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Curtis Talwst Santiago

Curtis Talwst Santiago is a Canadian-Trinidadian artist who works in mixed media and performance art. His current series of work consists of constructing miniature dioramas in reclaimed ring boxes, aiming to explore relationships between cultures, historical complexities, and art history.


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Dan Colen

Dan Colen was born in New Jersey in 1979. He graduated with a BFA in Painting from the Rhode Island School of Art and Design in 2001. He has exhibited in the 2006 Whitney Biennial, New York, The Royal Academy in London, MoMA PS1 Contemporary Art Center in New York, The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design in Oslo, The New Museum in New York, and Astrup Fearnley in Oslo. Colen currently lives and works in New York City.

Courtesy of the Gagosian Gallery.


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Dan Lam

Dan Lam was born in Manila, Philippines in 1988. She received a BFA from the University of North Texas in 2010 and a MFA in Drawing & Painting from Arizona State University in 2014. She is most well known for creating brightly colored oozing, dripping sculptures. She currently lives and works in Dallas, Texas.


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Daniel Arsham

Daniel Arsham is an artist based in New York City. He was born in 1980 and raised in Miami, Florida. He attended Cooper Union in NYC, and received the Gelman Trust Fellowship award in 2003. Arsham’s work experiments with structure, historical inquiry, and humor. In 2004, Arsham was asked by choreographer Merce Cunningham to create the stage design for Cunningham’s work eyeSpace, which toured internationally. In 2007, Arsham founded Snarkitecture with Alex Mustonen. Snarkitecture manipulates and reinterprets existing materials, structures, and notions within art and architecture to transform the familiar into the unexpected. In 2014, Arsham founded a production company called Film the Future in collaboration with director/cinematographer/editor Ben Louis Nicholas and producer Courtney Andrialis. Arsham’s work has been exhibited at MoMA PS1 in NYC, The Museum of Contemporary Art in Miami, The Athens Bienniale in Athens, Greece, and Carré d’Art de Nîmes in France among others. He is represented by galleries in Paris, Hong Kong, New York, Seoul, Los Angeles, Sao Paulo, London and Amsterdam.


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Do Ho Suh

Do Ho Suh was born in Seoul, South Korea in 1962. He originally trained in Oriental Painting at Seoul National University, and then moved to the United States and received a BFA in painting from the Rhode Island School of Design and a MFA in sculpture from Yale University. He constructs site-specific installations that explore the relationship between individuality, collectivity, and anonymity. He was selected to represent Korea in the Venice Biennale in 2001, and in 2013, he was named the Wall Street Journal Magazine’s Innovator of the Year in Art. His work is included in numerous museums worldwide including MoMA New York, the Walker Art Center, The Guggenheim New York, the Tate London, Leeum in Seoul, and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, among many others. He lives and works in New York, London, and Seoul.


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Eduardo Coimbra

Eduardo Coimbra was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1955. He was educated as an engineer, and is best known as an artist for his site-specific, mixed media architectural installations. His works often invite audience members to participate and include surreal, constructed landscapes and imaginative, eco-friendly maquettes. He has participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions in Brazil. He is represented by Nara Roesler Gallery, and he lives and works in Rio de Janeiro.


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Holton Rower

The grandson of famous sculptor Alexander Calder, Holton Rower was born in 1962 in New York City. Rower is best known for his “pour paintings”, which are created by pouring up to 50 gallons of paints over blocks or panels, allowing them to form psychedelic arrays of flowing color. He is currently based in Brooklyn, New York.


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Jim Lambie

Born in Glasgow, Scotland in 1964, Jim Lambie is a Scottish artist best known for his installations of brightly colored vinyl tape, called “Zobops”, that form patterns across the floor of rooms and spaces. He studied at the Glasgow School of Art from 1990-94, and he was selected to represent Scotland in its inaugural appearance at the Venice Biennale in 2003. Two years later, he was shortlisted for the Turner Prize. He continues to live and work in Glasgow.


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Jonathan Cowan

Jonathan Cowan was born on September 24, 1982 in Temple, Texas. He attended San Antonio College from 2000-03 before transferring to The University of Texas at San Antonio, where he received a BFA in Drawing in 2006. His mixed media drawings and paintings are atmospheric, with pops of color, frequently embellished with thread that emerges from hazy backgrounds. He currently lives and works in New York City.


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Katharina Grosse

Katharina Grosse was born in 1961 in Freiburg, Breisgau. She currently lives and works in Berlin. She was a Professor at the Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weissensee from 2000-2010. Since October 2010, she has been a Professor at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf.

Images of work from "Shadowbox" published by Temporäre Kunsthalle Berlin in 2009 and "Eat Child Eat" published by Distanz in 2011.


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Liz West

Born in 1985, Liz West is a British artist who works mainly in sight-specific installations of light and sculpture. She received a BA in Fine Art: Sculpture and Environmental Art from The Glasgow School of Art in 2007. West is interested in the relationship between color, light, and spatial environments and how such sensory phenomena may have psychological and physical effects upon the viewer. She currently lives and works in Manchester, England.


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Markus Linnenbrink

Markus Linnenbrink was born in Dortmund, Germany in 1961. He attended the Gesamthochschule in Kassel from 1982-85 and then the Academy of Fine Arts, Berlin from 1985-88. Linnenbrink’s paintings are known for their bright, glossy colors and layered appearance, frequently depicting stripes or dots to cover the canvas’s surface. He lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.


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Marten Elder

Marten Elder is a Los Angeles based photographer. He received a BA from Bard College in 2008 and a MFA from UCLA in 2013. His photographs of everyday objects and views are hyper-saturated, adding a sense of splendor to the banal.


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Matti Braun

Born in Berlin in 1968, Matti Braun is a German-Finnish artist. He studied at the Städelschule in Frankfurt am Main and at the Braunschweig University of Art. His works are often informed by his research into traditional silk production, creating soft progressions of color.


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Njideka Akunyili Crosby

Njideka Akunyili Crosby was born in Enugu, Nigeria in 1983, where she lived until she was sixteen. In 1999, she moved to the US. She received a BA from Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania in 2004, a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in 2006, and a MFA from Yale in 2011. Her work is informed by both her Nigerian heritage and her Western training in Art History. Working in a combination of collage, image transfers, painting, and drawing, Akunyili Crosby’s work frequently depicts domestic scenes with ambiguous narratives. She currently lives and works in Los Angeles.


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Pascale Marthine Tayou

Pascale Marthine Tayou was born in Nkongsamba, Cameroon in 1966. He is a self-taught artist and has been exhibiting internationally since 1994. He currently divides his time between Ghent, Belgium and Yaoundé, Cameroon.

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Peter Erskine

Peter Erskine was born in New Haven, Connecticut on June 17, 1941. He received a BA in Political Science from Yale in 1963, a BFA in Sculpture from University of Pennsylvania in 1966, and a MFA in Sculpture from University of Pennsylvania in 1967. Erskine specializes in creating environmental art utilizing the solar spectrum of light. He strategically places prisms in locations to create a display of rainbow light flowing into the space.


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Rachel Harding

Rachel Harding is a British spatial, furniture, and object designer. She received a Bachelor’s degree from Cambridge University and a Master’s degree from the Royal College of Art. She has an interest in reinventing everyday things and bringing delight and invention to ordinary spaces and objects. Her Wonderfluoros series was commissioned by The Hospital Club and utilizes fluorescent bulbs arranged in geometric patterns placed behind a white powder-coated aluminum case with a glass window covered in diffraction film.


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SelgasCano is a Spanish architectural duo formed by José Selgas and Lucía Cano. In 2015, they designed the 15th annual Serpentine Pavilion in London.


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Shirazeh Houshiary

Shirazeh Houshiary was born in Shiraz, Iran in 1955. She moved to London in 1974 and received a BA from the Chelsea School of Art, London in 1979. She was Junior Fellow at the Cardiff College of Art from 1979-80, and her first solo exhibition was held at the Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff in 1980. She rose to prominence as a young sculptor in the 1980s, and was shortlisted for the Turner Prize in 1994. Her body of work has grown to encompass painting, installation, architecture, and film. Houshiary currently lives and works in London.


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Simen Johan

Born in Kirkenes, Norway in 1973, Simen Johan is a Scandinavian artist working in photography and sculpture. He received a degree in Photography, Video, and Film from Lugnetskolan in Falun, Sweden in 1992, and in 1996, he earned a BFA in Photography from the School of Visual Arts in New York. His lush photographs composite images of wild animals within natural environments, creating otherworldly images. Johan currently lives and works in New York.


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Taisuke Koyama

Taisuke Koyama was born in Tokyo, Japan in 1978. A self-taught photographer, Koyama’s brightly colored, kaleidoscopic images bring into question what it means to be a photographer in a mainly digital age. He currently lives and works in Amsterdam.


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Tauba Auerbach

Tauba Auerbach was born in San Francisco, CA, in 1981. She received her BA in Visual Art from Stanford University (CA) in 2003, and her work has appeared in exhibitions at Deitch Projects in New York, The New Museum in New York, SFMoMA, and the Gladstone Gallery in Brussels. She is now represented by the Paula Cooper Gallery in New York and Standard (Oslo) in Oslo, Norway.

Images first appeared in Chaos in 2009, exhibition catalogue from Deitch Projects.


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Tomás Saraceno

Tomás Saraceno was born in 1973 in Argentina. He received a degree in Architecture from Universidad Nacional de Buenos Aires followed by postgraduate degrees in Art and Architecture from Escuela Superior de Bellas Artes de la Nación Ernesto de la Carcova in Buenos Aires in 2000 and Städelschule in Frankfurt am Main in 2003. He attended the International Space Studies Program at NASA’s Ames Research Center in 2009. That same year, he also presented a major installation at the Venice Biennale and was awarded the Calder Prize. Saraceno’s work is influenced by his architectural training and his observations of the natural world. It often mimics the scientific latticework of molecules, organic complexity of spiderwebs, neural circuits, and even soap bubbles, striving to create a theoretical utopian city of connected existence. Saraceno currently lives and works in Berlin, Germany.


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Yago Hortal

Yago Hortal was born in Barcelona, Spain in 1983. He received his BFA from the Universitat de Barcelona in 2006. Hortal's paintings are characterized by their bright, vivid colors, sometimes bordering on fluorescence, and their thick, abstract brushwork that frequently takes on the appearance of marble. He has had solo exhibitions across Europe and has participated in many group exhibitions as well. He currently lives and works in Barcelona.


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