Through his unique approach of composing painterly images, Neo Rauch has managed to revolutionize contemporary German painting, unlike anybody else in his generation. His paintings draw from various influences including social realism and surrealism, although he’d probably be the first one to say it isn’t so… Read the rest of this entry »
Posts Tagged ‘Painting’
I’m really feelin’ Rosson Crow’s paintings! She has a very explosive and vibrant color palette, as well as a general ease at putting down paint whether it’s with a brush, knife, or through pure drips… all on monumental-sized canvases, literally making my mouth water each time I stare at each one of ‘em.
Abdul Vas is a really interesting visual artist from, Maracay, Estado Aragua, Venezuela, currently living and working in Madrid. His work is very daring, charged with multiple layers of meaning and depth. Personally, I’ve been quite intrigued by it for the last couple weeks, and think its fascinating how each time that I delve in it, I seem to come out from it with an entirely new read or take on it. In addition, I can’t look at his body of work without immediately thinking of many great artist that preced him, such as Emil Nolde, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Francis Bacon, and Paul McCarthy.
I was revisiting Stephanie Davidson’s site (creator of Hurdles, the animated gif I featured about 10 days ago) and came across this gif that made my day! I’ve been staring at it for quite some time now and have come to the conclusion that this much more than just an animated gif. This is a painting… a virtual painting, where the medium and the message seem to coexist in perfect harmony. In addition, the overall composition, it’s texture and grain, and the palette chosen by Davidson go hand-in-hand, creating a first class pictoric experience for web users galore.