Heading home for the holidays as a single lady and need someone to keep you company? A man IRL may not have made the cut this Christmas to bring back to the fam, but how about scrolling these art gents on Instagram for some inspiration for next years festivities? Seeing as art men are all the rage at the moment her are our top 10 picks of who to follow on Instagram.
1. JR @jr
The identity of street artist and top art influencer JR may not be confirmed – but mystery can be sexy no? Plus a man like JR would come in handy when taking the family photos during the Christmas break.
2. Adrian Cheng @adriancheng
Adrian Cheng may not be an artist but he sponsors art. Cheng is the founder of the KLL Art Foundation and the art mall in Hong Kong. Dating a man like this would get you into some seriously cool parties, while rubbing shoulders with some very cool celebs.
3. Jonathan Small @jonathansmall
Jonathan Small has model looks and artistic talent – sign us up.
4. Paul Octavious @pauloctavious
Chicago based photographer, Paul Octavious’s curiosities are endlesss and his style is ever evolving. A man like Paul would sure impress the parents next year.
5. Alex Israel @alexisrael
Alex Israel, the sun kissed LA-based artist would be the ideal man to take home for the holidays.
6. Oli Epp @oli.epp
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Shot for my upcoming ad in @artforum for my Solo Show ‘Oxymoron’ @carl.kostyal opening on the 12th of December! . . Itching to show you what I’ve been up to. Expect to see some unpleasant aphrodisiacs, blind art collectors and divorce cakes… . . ???? Photography by @___hannahburton . . #oxymoron #carlkostyal #artforum #london #contemporarypainting #contemporaryart #december #studioshot #oliepp
You can’t miss British artist Oli Epp with his trademark uniform of Nike cap and stripe Trousers. Not only does the artist have a signature style but also iconic artworks to boot. His work is autobiographical, so if you play your cards right with a man like Oli you may find yourself as an artist’s muse in one of his works.
7. William Rosewood @williamrosewood
William Rosewood, is not only a talented creative but also incredibly handsome. A man like this would get all the attention next Christmas at the family gathering.
8. Joe Kennedy @joekennedystill
Joe Kennedy is one half of London’s Unit gallery. Super well connected and he has also a cute dog – tick , tick!
9. Jason Seife @jasonseife
Jason Seife has the bad boy image all girls fall weak at the knees for. Yet he has the perfect mix of brains, artistic talent and looks – bonus points.
10. Brandon Lipchik @brandonlipchikstudio
Brandon Lipchik’s work explores sexuality and intimacy through the digital media. Scroll through the artists Instagram page to see how dreamy he is for yourself.
All images via Instagram