Artists2artists Social Network
Brought to you by ArtDeadline.Com
Visionary Character who eats, plays and loves
Portfolios: Self -Thought 2017 I
Join Artists2artists Social Network
Thank you for bringing these new pieces to my attention! I am especially fond of the Visionary Character who eats, plays and loves. The all-encompassing activities seem appropriate for the composite character, who exhibits a gestalt of contained ornamental and textual entities. I’m somewhat reminded of Dubuffet’s brut works from the 1940’s; viscerally articulated animal and human bodies on a gritty textured ground. But this figure is arguably more animated and joyous in color and demeanor. I’m also very attracted to Three fades of Joy, though I admit to being somewhat perplexed by the titled. The cat is rather iconic in it’s simple black form, but the graffiti like lines within its body and white scribbled paw eliminate a sleek form in favor of haptic expression. Rather than joy, the downturned face within the cat and misshapen legs emit a melancholy mood. The bright red saturated ground allows for some visual reprieve, but I find the color to be an artful graphic decision rather than an emotional one. The pure colors in other pieces- turquoise and orange, beautifully contrast the organic gestural and scrawled markings. The flatness provides an unexpected juxtaposition of surfaces, and focuses attention on the incredibly constructed figures.
Welcome toArtists2artists Social Network
Sign Upor Sign In
Or sign in with:
Ms Kristen T. Woodward critiques of members art.
Black & White
Emory Visual Arts Fellows, 2021/22
CICA Museum: Art Teleported 2022
85th Regional Exhibition of Art & Craft
Emerging Scene Art Prize
2021 Magic Wand Pleasure as Art
Praxis Gallery: Liquid Sky
PleinAir Salon $33,000 May Art Competition
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.