Archives for posts tagged ‘optics’

Travess Smalley

Travess Smalley Work from Vector Weaves. “Vector Weave is a series of large-scale vinyl prints showing thick textures and patterns, interwoven layers, meshes of structures that are difficult to parse. The title refers on the one hand to the vector graphics that are the basis of the works, and on the other hand to the […]

Chris Fraser

Chris Fraser Work from In Passing. “…”In Passing is the most ambitious project I’ve ever worked on, it’s the most ambitious project the artist has ever attempted, and it is, I hope, one of the most successful projects ever executed at Disjecta,” reflects Curator-­‐in-­‐Residence Josephine Zarkovich. “Chris is so deserving of the opportunity to exhibit […]

Bridget Riley

Bridget Riley From top to bottom: Cataract IV (1967), Fission (1964), Molecey (1976), Kiss (1961) “Riley was born at Norwood, London, the daughter of a businessman. Her childhood was spent in Cornwall and Lincolnshire. She studied at Goldsmiths’ College from 1949 to 1952, and at the Royal College of Art from 1952 to 1955. She began painting figure subjects in a semi-impressionist […]

Oliver Laric

Oliver Laric Work from Holograms. “Laric’s series of hologram stickered PET sheets employ overlapping layers of small circular holograms that act as signatures. Commissioned by the artist, these holograms were produced in the thousands by factories in Shenzhen, China, a region renowned for the manufacturing and produciton of both official and bootleg goods. The hologram […]

Ole Martin Lund Bø

Ole Martin Lund Bø Work from With Day for Night. “…The title refers to a cinematographic technique used to simulate a night scene, while shooting at day time. Tinted glass, metallic foil, dark wooden boards, a furry tennis ball. Familiar features from storefronts, lowriders, executive offices and clay courts. These works are extractions, rather than […]

Viviane Sassen

Work from Parasomnia. “The title of the series Parasomnia alludes to sleep disorders and occurrences of anomalous and unusual actions. The body of work engages with our perception of the world and weaves elements of fine art, fashion and documentary generating something new: bold and perplexing, colourful yet serious, lucid and enigmatic. The visual constructions […]

Hugh Scott-Douglas

Hugh Scott-Douglas Work from Sitzprobe at Croy Nielsen, Berlin. “…relates back to engineering circles at the turn of last century who employed it to create Blueprints (the name “blueprint” stems specifically from the distinct cyan colour which this technique produces). These works begin their genealogy as perfect vectors, plotted on the computer, and printed as […]

Alyson Shotz

Alyson Shotz Work from her oeuvre. “Alyson Shotz’s sculptures perk up a decades-old post-Minimalist idiom with a dash of pop science. The works in ”Phase Shift,” her fourth solo show at the gallery, are her strongest yet. Ms. Shotz evokes natural phenomena with accumulations of beads, pins and other common materials. She isn’t alone in […]

Chris Fraser

Chris Fraser Work from his oeuvre. “My light installations use the ‘camera obscura’ as a point of departure. They are immersive optical environments, idealized spaces with discreet openings. In translating the outside world into moving fields of light and color, the projections make an argument for unfixed notion of sight.” - Chris Fraser. via Triangulation Blog.

Florian and Michael Quistrebert

Florian and Michael Quistrebert Work from their oeuvre. “For their solo exhibition Brothers of the Shadow, Florian and Michaël Quistrebert present a series of small-format paintings and a video that invoke incisive geometrical forms, architectural structures and experimental imagery. In the Quistrebert brothers’ oil-based paintings, the black surface of the canvas is slightly scratched in […]