by Metal Mother in New Art on Friday 8 July 2011

I came across Henrijis Priess whilst browsing about random art blogs looking for a good album cover, and was startled by his bold collection of paintings.

They all share a refined order, perfect geometries resembling illustrations of archaic astronomy, and likewise hint at traditional mandala layouts of the Far East. But there’s a sharp contemporary edge and precision to his works, and it leaves one with a handful of questions about the recurring symbols and their meanings or, perhaps, lack thereof.