Imagine standing before a painting and immersing into its multi-layered story and creation on your iPhone.
These works are about slowing things down and speeding them up — all at the same time.
"STEPHEN'S SMALL LOVABLE"
"All this digital madness started when my oils filled-up with pixels back in 1984 when I moved from Atlanta, GA to New York City, and yet here it is -- 2021 and there is so much innovation and imagination coming out of artists working with emerging technologies that are yes, an ongoing witness to the digital revolution."
5 Hampton Street
NAIL THIS and PALE MALE shown here with TIFFANY'S JESUS TALKING WITH THE RABBIS IN THE TEMPLE. LIFE is forever altered when you live through something like 9/11 . . . what do we do with that? And how do we speak to those who didn't, but are now living through the perilous time of COVID, climate change, merciless oppression of freedom and other threatening forces? These two artworks speak to a moment that will last forever in our minds. They also speak to hope, renewal, resurrection -- a place where religion meets science through technical marvels that invite all into a singular but universal experience.
"It's true. I had an affair with a a dead man . . . "
16 drawings of our 16th President . . . drawn during tumultuous times 2020-2021
The exhibition features 11 digital drawings and 7 mixed media interpretations based on the photographic portrait of Abraham Lincoln first realized by Alexander Gardner in 1863. I created the entire series in the tumultuous time in our nation between December 2020 and February 2021. I was inspired by his face as a means for preserving disparate forces and preserving a union of opposite minds -- which is after all what freedom is all about -- allowing differences of opinion.
READ MORE about this series in an interview with Jody Geist in The Times Review/Shelter Island Reporter.
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PLEASED TO BE IN NFT NOW -- A TECHSPRESSIONISM EVENT Curated by Anne Spalter
A TECHSPRESSIONISM INTERVIEW . . .