Archives for posts tagged ‘collage’

Erik Bulatov

Erik Bulatov From top to bottom: Not to be Leaned On (1987), People in a Landscape (1976), Two Landscapes on a Red Background (1972-74), Horizon (1971-72) “Eric Bulatov was born in Sverdlovsk in 1933 and was raised in Moscow. He began his studies at the Moscow School of Art and finished at the Surikov Institute in 1958. After working several years […]

Sonia Delaunay

Sonia Delaunay From top to bottom: Blanket (1911), Solar Prism (1914), Electric Prisms (1914), Rhythm (1945) “A world of color would be ideal, where one could create emotions accordingly. We could live by impressions the way a blind man lives by touch. We could vivify or seduce, transmute or emote, the possibilities are endless. A world of color so fine and […]

Aditya Pande

Aditya Pande Work from his oeuvre. “Most of Aditya Pande’s works can only be described as oxymorons: elegantly grotesque; digital primitivism; controlled spontaneity; intricately ordered anarchy. In his works, Pande balances his every movement with its opposite. The works combine the skills of drawing and printmaking with the surfaces of both photography and painting. Aditya […]

Brion Nuda Rosch

Brion Nuda Rosch Work from his oeuvre. “Deconstructing or rearranging the commonplace, making new, jarring the viewer out of an object or photograph’s sense of embedded context, Brion Nuda Rosch’s sculptural works and collages make us better aware of what is the immediacy in our environments. Often simplifying the analogical process we bring to a […]

Travess Smalley

Travess Smalley Work from “Capture Physical Presence“. “Throughout all of this formal experimentation, Smalley is referring to, borrowing from, and combining a broad range of influences. There are, on one hand, the various strategies plucked from art history, particularly 20th century modernism. Some of these allusions are stylistic: echoed throughout the book, for instance, are […]

Elena Damiani

Elena Damiani Work from La Historia Se Descompone En Imágenes, No En Historias @ Revolver. “The visual realm has seized new contexts, new materials, new techniques, has taken as its own the flexibility of time and the uncertainty of cognitive contexts. In this way, the conceptualization about the image is being drastically transformed. La Historia […]

Carol Bove

Carol Bove Work from her oeuvre. “…The focus of her artistic endeavor is an immense research project: by means of enquiring into the social history and art of the late 1960s and early 1970s, she relates the latter to the present and lends it greater depth. Here, she is as much interested in popular literature […]

Erin Shirreff

Erin Shirreff Work from her oeuvre. “…Erin Shirreff … among them—are addressing (or redressing) the issues attendant on becoming familiar with an artwork through its photo- graphic reproduction.6 Most of them have a studio-based practice that involves more than one medium—some are not even primarily photographers—but thinking about photography is central to what they do. […]

Stéphanie Baechler

Stéphanie Baechler Work from FABRIC Project. “Starting point for my project are formations, shapes and material combinations that result from the rather accidental than conscious every day actions of human life. I was inspired by curtains, fabric pleats, plastic bags, fabrics that happened to be spread on the floor, wrapped objects and creased blankets. The sheer […]

Ruth Van Beek

Ruth Van Beek Work from her oeuvre. “Ruth Van Beek or the Poetics of Paper Weights Ruth Van Beek’s collages play a particularly clever and intricate game of hide and seek with the truth of an image. ‘The result is a picture of something that never existed,’ she explains on her website. Ruth Van Beek […]