Posts by Natasha Tripathi

Surreal Altered Photography by Matthew Coglianese

March 7th, 2016 Posted by Art, Chicago, Collage, Digital, Photography, Surrealism No Comment yet

Today, Colgianese’s work emphasizes the appearance of big banks in his digitally altered photographs. Colgianese says that he draws the most enjoyment from altering images because in this step of his creative process the “visual truth” is in his hands. He is able to create something that could never exist otherwise.

Hali Helfgott’s Street Photography Sets Still Life in Motion

December 15th, 2015 Posted by Art, Featured, Los Angeles, Photography No Comment yet

Helfgott’s frontal and contained perspective allows for an angular dimension within the frame, suggesting a life outside of the box. Whatever her subject – skate boarders, shoe buyers, beach bums, selfie takers and subway users all look like their photo was captured just as they were about to turn around or walk away – still life in motion.

Using Abstract Lines to Create Space and Grotesque Faces

November 24th, 2015 Posted by Art, Installations, Los Angeles, Paintings, San Francisco No Comment yet

Johnson incorporates an almost Roald Dahl styled fascination with grotesque, puke-colored hands and distorted and hideous pen-drawn faces. From a distance, her black and white canvases of cross-hatched shading take on the form of a cloud of smoke, or a distant hallway. The variety in Johnson’s work demonstrates a passion for exploration and demonstration, whether it be with likeminded collaborators or on her own with a brush and some canvas.

Andreina Davila Mixes Organic Compositions With Philosophical Aspirations

August 17th, 2015 Posted by Art, Featured, Mixed Media No Comment yet

Andreina Davila exercises mixed media to embrace organic lines and intricate textures in her three current projects: #IAM], # SOMOS and BotanINK. The San Francisco-based artist represents connections among human philosophy and natural beauty with washy, tenuous surfaces. Her stunning work is decorated with scattered pointillism and fluid, free-formed lines.

Brooklyn’s Lizzie Gill Unifies Digital Art with Retro and Modern Romance

June 30th, 2015 Posted by Art, Featured No Comment yet

The suspended disbelief is palpable in Lizzie Gill’s images. Composed through digital collage and then translated onto canvas through mixed media and oil, her creations are more than just reflections of a commodity-based culture, they’re a dream-like world wherein pop culture becomes the sky itself. The Brooklyn-based artist utilizes pronounced themes of retro Americana nostalgically contrasted with a contemporary context to create a world that is sublimely disarming and all together enchanting.