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    Brian Scott Campbell: Nude with the Snowman

Step into the monochromatic world of new favourite, Brian Scott Campbell

Posted by Liv Siddall,

Here at It’s Nice That we pride ourselves on knowing and keeping up with the majority of people doing amazing artistic things, but sometimes like a slap in the face in the dark, someone comes along who we’ve never heard of, with such a magnificent body of work it blows us away. Brian Scott Campbell came into our lives yesterday via The Fox is Black and, as you can see, he’s something rather special indeed.

Using strictly monochromatic graphite, Brian creates large, strangely surrealist images citing inspiration from Twin Peaks, ancient pottery and Brancusi sculptures. One of the sections on his site is entitled “words” and is simply a list of intriguing linguistic combinations which I felt was good enough to paste below. Enjoy!

Brian Scott Campbell: Words

scroll steppers
ssshape shifter
stepping stone
spoiled sky
sea change
seeing things
saturn ring
striped vase
private eyes
magic hat
black hole
gray flowers
potted plant
planted pot
endless summer
endless bummer
anvil snag
wild hum
forestttttttime
concrete pour
modern life
free agent
time travel
hikers bikers
leopard chevron
bolo clock
grecian jewelry
wall fuzz

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    Brian Scott Campbell: No Fun

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    Brian Scott Campbell: Party On

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    Brian Scott Campbell: Wild Times

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    Brian Scott Campbell: Chair, Hair

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    Brian Scott Campbell: Ben Horne’s Lodge

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    Brian Scott Campbell: Nude with the Snowman

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Posted by Liv Siddall

Liv joined It’s Nice That as an intern in 2011 and is now one of our editors. She oversees itsnicethat.com and has a particular interest in illustration, photography and music videos. She also runs our London listings site This At There, and is a regular on our Studio Audience podcast.