What happens when a talented oil painter re-discovers his love of sculpture? Well, in the case of Julien Marinetti, these bizarrely creative animal sculptures are born. Each one looks like it escaped its cage and rolled in puddles of paint, becoming a kind of 3D canvas. Each little creature embodies a statement about society within […]
Our brains are incredibly creative (not passive) organs that process everything we take in. Since I was a girl, I poured over fashion magazines, absorbing a certain kind of beauty. In my recent work, I consider what happens when I turn my camera back at magazine images. The result? Seductive, surreal, Picasso-like sculptural objects.
I wish I could make it to the first solo exhibit of South African artist Nicholas Hlobo. His found-material sculptures confront issues of race, gender, and sexuality that still confound contemporary South African culture as it does the rest of the world.