Calm before tomorrow’s storm. Caught a glimpse of Mark Bradford’s work at Sikkema Jenkins & Co. in Chelsea. Large scale mixed-media paintings – using a very interesting layering technique and subtractive method. A very physical approach to image-making, with collage elements, stencils, cuts, gouging, and what appears to be sanding of the surface to exposeContinue reading “contemporary excavations”
Artist Aldwyth creates highly detailed, large-scale collage works which are conglomerates of art history, encyclopedia and magazine images. Basically anything she can get her hands on, she will glue some eyes on!!! A feast for the eye, really. Visually stunning.
somewhat obsessed with Ellen Gallagher’s old print collages of vintage women’s advertisements. videos of the artist: http://www.pbs.org/art21/artists/gallagher/index.html