Artists2artists Social Network
Brought to you by ArtDeadline.Com
Portfolios: December 2013 Curator Reviewed Art, A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH - 2013
Join Artists2artists Social Network
Thank you for inviting me to look at your photographs- I do in fact like them very much. The piece entitled Red Hunting Trophy holds my attention the longest, partially because of the ambiguity of the central form. Figurative in nature, the bleached skull suggests a prone figure with outstretched arms, in a cruciform gesture. The tormented sensation of crucifixion is amplified by the alizarin crimson and violet background, and the tiny gashes of needle like cuts. But it alternately reads as a more straight forward animal head and horns when separated and pulled from the hazy surrounds. The first image, Pomegranate, also contains an enjoyable manipulation and dissolution of form, as the actively textured hatched ground and color break down the recognizable value pattern. The radiating orange and hot pink hues from the off-center crown of the fruit create a glowing aura, keeping an area of emphasis on the subject. The ground threatens to overwhelm at times, breaking through the midpoint of the pomegranate and compromising its structural integrity. The consequence of this tension in many of your works is a dynamic push and pull between representation and abstraction, imbuing the ordinary subjects with extraordinary properties which begin to negate, or at least question their very existence.
Welcome toArtists2artists Social Network
Sign Upor Sign In
Or sign in with:
Ms Kristen T. Woodward critiques of members art.
The Other Art Fair – Los Angeles
Women in Art 2021
Praxis Gallery: Animal Beings
5th Annual Black & White Art Competition
11th Annual “CityScapes” Online Art Competition
Art in B&W
ARTIFACT: An International Call for Ceramics-based Works of Art
Diversia: Life – International Group Exhibition
Art Show International Annual Art Contests
7th Annual Allegany National Photography Competition & Exhibition
Added by A2a Editor
2017-2021 All Rights Reserved - All images, information, text, and html found within this site and on individual artist pages, may not be copied, reproduced, modified, or distributed without prior written consent of content owner.
Member Terms of Service
© 2021 Created by A2a Editor.
Report an Issue |
Terms of Service
Please check your browser settings or contact your system administrator.