The Moniker Collection
The spotlight artists in our collection of Urban and New Contemporary art
Andrew Antonaccio has become a strong force for urban art in Miami in recent years, is mainly known for his black and white linear portraits and colored geometric abstractions, both of which are a frequent element of his 2Alas creative output. 2Alas’s main focus is creating work that focuses on the juxtaposition of conventional aesthetics and the digital medium.
KEVIN PETERSON (USA)
Houston-based artist Kevin Peterson creates hyper-realistic paintings that nevertheless seem dream-like, indeed just one of the many juxtapositions that his work grapples with such as bondage versus freedom, support versus restraint and resignation versus persistence.
FELIPE PANTONE (SPAIN)
Felipe Pantone is an Argentinian-Spanish artist. He started doing graffiti at the age of 12. He graduated with a Fine Art degree in Valencia (Spain) where his studio is based. Pantone’s work deals with dynamism, transformation, digital revolution, and themes related to the present times.
ESAO ANDREWS (USA)
Esao Andrews is a Japanese/American artist and freelance illustrator. He received his B.F.A. in NYC from The School of Visual Arts in 2000 and with his haunted subject matter and often-times colorful palate has established a career both in the fine art and commercial world. He is best known for his Surreal album artwork for the band Circa Survive and has produced numerous comic book covers for Vertigo Comics and designs for Deathwish and Baker Skateboards early in his career.
EGLE ZVIRBLYTE (LITHUANIA)
Egle is a Lithuanian artist and illustrator based in London. She creates bright, punchy and irreverent work that has a strong presence but also is relatable and funny Alongside her commercial work, Egle has exhibited her art in New York, Miami, London, Tokyo, Melbourne, Madrid, Milan, Dublin, Zurich, Barcelona, Brussels and Utrecht.
In her personal practice Egle explores the themes of identity, transformation, human connection and female power.
YOK & SHERYO (AUS & SINGAPORE)
Originally from Australia and Singapore, and NY-based for 10 years with street art roots, the duo has exhibited and painted in various countries around the world. Yok & Sheryoʼs artwork is symbiotic with their life of travel and adventure. Their art exists in “Yahnahnesia,” a lush tropical island with made-up tales of mythology, deities, philosophies, religion, animals and landscapes.
LAURENCE VALLIERES (CANADA)
Laurence Vallières is a Canadian sculptor and artist. Vallières is best known for her sculptures made from upcycled materials. The subjects of her works, which are often larger-than-life sized, include cars, chimps, rhinoceri, elephants and bears.