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I'm attracted to this portrait that came up on the site today (designated 03). The fleshy gestural marks poetically blur the identity of the figure, while maintaining an ephemeral physical presence. The smudgy blackness peeking through the lighter pinkish color reads as shadow, hair, and shirt, respectively. It also appears as though there could be some cooler blue-green hues under the final pigment layer. While the artists hand is entirely present in this painterly approach, the composition's placement of facial features mimics the other seemingly photographically generated images of the same subject. It may be 03 originated as a photograph. Looking through some of your other pieces on the site, I'm struck by the contrast between your raw text-based works, design oriented typography and the more viscerally constructed portraits. While they offer very distinct sensory experiences, I would concede that these different approaches suggest something deeper percolating under the surface.
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2019 FL3TCH3R Exhibit: Socially & Politically Engaged Art
1 Year Anniversary Group Show
Inversions: Contemporary Art<br>Inspired by the Architecture of Louis Kahn
The Sublime Landscape
Land, Sea or Sky
5th Juried Exhibition: Show Your World
Superfine Art Fair - NYCx3 2020
Power: The International Exhibition
A Show of Heads
Kansas Watercolor Society National Exhibition
Photography 2019 (Light and Lens)
BWAC National Juried Show: Color
Superfine! Art Fair - DC 2019
Superfine! Art Fair L.A. 2020
Painted: Biennial 2019
Aquachrome: Biennial Exhibit of Contemporary Watercolor
No Walls, Just Great Art
Site:Brooklyn - Geometry
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