by Nini Baseema in New Art on Tuesday 19 June 2012

Take a close look: ‘This is clearly a painting’. That’s what you’ll most likely expect, wouldn’t you? Now, take a further look and imagine that these are real life people with paint on them. ‘Wow’, right? Alexa Meade, from D.C, has created a new art form it seems. She likes to blend people into her creations in a pretty unusual way. With her aesthetic, she manages to play around skillfully combing paint, portraiture, photography and performance.