My new body of work is concerns beauty and dealing with looking and being looked at. Five out of twenty six paintings are finished as I aim for a particular narrative within the series as a whole.
I’ve found his paintings to be utterly spiritual. In particular, his basketball body of work. The work deals with ritualistic ceremonies that are causally present within each sporting event; alongside the idolization of particular sport players or items.
I’ve found her work to be incredibly satirical, sexual, and often quite creepy. Comic, TV and other various pop culture characters are thrown into peculiar situations, generally ending on a sexually covered satirical note.
Lisa Fiore’s work is subtlety conceptualized and incredibly painted, offering a calm, clean and neatly designed image, while also possessing haunting, conceptual ideas. She works within still life and landscape narrative.
This upcoming artists’ work never fails to interest me. Its ghostly figures and dreamlike (almost memorial) environments absolutely strike me. He also incorporates tremendously designed typography in some of his works, adding to a narrative of the piece. Bascara has an upcoming solo show, The Violet Hour, at Brooklyn College.