Artists2artists Social Network
Brought to you by ArtDeadline.Com
Portfolios: October 2014 Curator Reviewed Art
Join Artists2artists Social Network
My name is Mike Giese I enjoy the process of making art both sculpture and painting and have been for a long while. The more I look at my work the more I can see that needs to be accomplished meaning making my art more appealing with adding color, changing the composition or starting over all together so it's usually a long process to the finished product. But I enjoy the process of making art being either difficult or easy in the decision process.
Slugger J is wonderfully idiosyncratic, as the viewer intuits his awkwardly discomfited proportions and retracted posture. The extreme verticality of the picture plane also compresses the pictorial space in a way to enhance the quirky positioning. I see the bat as club like, echoing the heaviness of the batter’s forearms and stout torso. His fixed stare is intense, but the roundness of his eye adds a small bit of humor to the piece. I particularly enjoy the saturated color throughout the painting, from the deep red-violets in his helmet and shadows and the blue-green environment. It’s also interesting to view this piece alongside other more abstract figure paintings, and the obsessively surfaces sculptural works. The installation shots that reveal the substantial amount of small pieces attached to wires appear especially compulsive and driven. The fact that they depict ordinary objects in extraordinary groupings is strangely and incredibly compelling.
Welcome toArtists2artists Social Network
Sign Upor Sign In
Or sign in with:
Ms Kristen T. Woodward critiques of members art.
The Streets' Juried International Photography Exhibition
Wood: An International Call for Works of Art Made With, By, or About Wood
CAGO's "ALL Painting/Drawing Art" Online Art Competition
stARTup Art Fair San Francisco
Reduction: An International Call for Works of Art About Scaling Back
Drawn: 7th Annual International Exhibition of Contemporary Drawing
Site:Brooklyn - Craft in Contemporary Art
VSU Call for Artists for Solo or Group Shows
Site:Brooklyn - Gesture & Motion
Neoteric Abstract VIII
Viridian Artists Exhibition: 30 Under 30
MvVO Art Ad Art Show 2020
Black and White 2020
Added by A2a Editor
2017-2020 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
© 2020 Created by A2a Editor.
Report an Issue |
Terms of Service
Please check your browser settings or contact your system administrator.