Archives for posts tagged ‘collage’

Tsunehisa Kimura

Tsunehisa Kimura Work from Visual Scandals. “The artist—who passed away in 2008—was well-known for his startlingly realistic collages of urban scenes, often animated with a kind of end-of-the-world, scifi-inflected festivity. Impact craters in the centers of wrecked cities share chaotic page space with Dalí-esque visions of giant human breasts in the sky. Waterfalls scour sublime […]

Paul Sepuya and Timothy Hull

Paul Sepuya and Timothy Hull Work from The Accidental Egyptian and Occidental Arrangements. “The book The Accidental Egyptian and Occidental Arrangements features over 25 photograph-based collages of xerox imagery on cut paper. Culling from our personal image collection, the collages reflect not only our personal aesthetics and sensibilities but new compositions and relationships. This project […]

Genadii Berёzkin

Genadii Berёzkin Work from his/her ouevre. Apart from the stunning combination of visual complexity, accessibility, and kitsch, I have a very difficult time articulating anything about this work. I am not alone in this, as I can find nothing written anywhere about Berëzkin that is of greater length than this post has already achieved. What […]

Vanessa Billy

Vanessa Billy Work from her oeuvre. Also, there is a review of a recent show at This is Tomorrow. “To misquote Ecclesiastes, ‘The sun also rises, the sun goes down […] All art is meaningless and a striving after wind.’ Vanessa Billy’s Suns Neither Rise Nor Set (2008) comprises two convex glass discs that looked […]

Judith Baumann

Judith Baumann Work from Travels with John. “Travels with John delves into my fantasy life in which I travel across the country with John Baldessari, imagining our conversations on life, love and landscape. In addition to recreating myriad conversations between John and I, I have collected and reinterpreted snapshots of our travels together ranging from […]

Chajana denHarder

Chajana denHarder Work from Body Works. “Imagine you are on a city street, then you are the city street. You are the thoughts of the street, you are not you. Then suddenly a man with a ladder knocks into your back. You are shocked and ask yourself why and what’s going on. Then the shock […]

Jared Ragland

Jared Ragland Work from his oeuvre mostly Aggregates. Also, check out his blog. “There may come to be new places in our lives that are second spiritual homes–closer to us in some ways, perhaps, than our original homes. But the home tie is the blood tie. And had it meant nothing to us, any other […]

Harrison Haynes

Harrison Haynes Work from Distruptive Patterns. “LB: Your work often contains an isolated object/figure in an open field as is the case here. Is this an aspect of the work, or a way of discussing the work? HH: I have a preoccupation with decontextualization. Focusing on details or objects within my everyday surroundings and thinking […]

Cassandra C. Jones

Cassandra C Jones Work from send me a link. “While contemporary technology has brought forth droves of artists and amateurs alike using digital means to create a photograph, Cassandra C Jones explores digital media without adding to a world over saturated with images. In her current solo show titled Send Me a Link, with Baer […]

Charlie Youle

Charlie Youle Work from This is the End of the World and Horror, Anxiety, and the Continental Holiday. “This series of prints depicts a quiet and scenic apocalypse, an unexplosive sci-fi fantasy of two worlds nearly colliding. The scenes are set in the past and refer to a constant changing and dying of the surface […]