10 Visual Artists Everyone Should Know Right Now
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10 Visual Artists Everyone Should Know Right Now

Artists have long dreamed up different worlds, but today’s hottest visual creators want to show you something else: a different view of your own world. With bold aesthetics and a keen cultural awareness, the visual artists featured in Adweek’s Creative 100 for 2019 often have as much to say as they do to show. Check out the 10 artists, photographers, animators and more included in this year’s list: Dana Scruggs Photographer Photo: Erik Carter The evolution of Brooklyn-based photographer Dana Scruggs has truly been a sight to behold. From taking photos with a mere point-and-shoot for her Etsy shop to landing three major magazine covers within the span of a month—including photographing Diddy and his family for Essence magazine—Scruggs has elevated her personal brand in a way that many could only dream of. “This past year has been the most affirming of my life, not just as person, but also as artist,” Scruggs tells Adweek. “It took over six years of struggle and constantly feeling anonymous in this industry before I got to this point.” Throughout her upward journey in the industry, Scruggs has maintained a vision that centers on the versatile beauty of blackness without succumbing to the […]

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