Pablo Villazan. New York Mood (2016). Mix Media. 96"x72"
Pablo Villazan is a name you want to keep in mind since he is the artist who some art critics appoint as the successor of Andy Warhol. This Spanish visual artist based in New York city stroke the art world in 2015 when he presented the uncensored sexual attributes of his lovers in his controversial polaroids series "Amigos" (Friends) at Art Basel Miami. But it was in 2016, when he made us worship a cleaning product bottle as if it was the Madonna by Botticelli in his windex bottles series, when we really fell for him.
Pablo Villazan. Love (2015) Oil ink on canvas. 137"x90"
With a strong pop art aesthetic, Villazan’s artworks combine urban elements, presented in a irreverent and powerful style, that reflect a constant search for the hidden beauty in everyday objects. Eccentric and chic, his work appeals to the contemporary reality that surrounds us...
The Espejo Organization for the Arts and Rabbithole Projects are pleased to present Bodyscapes, Gaspar Marquez’s latest photography exhibition. The Mexican-born artist, who learned photography while struggling and wandering through America, uses nonlinear photographs that are meant to capture the essence of the female beauty by mathematically dissecting the female aesthetic frame by frame.
In this one-night-only show Marquez will present a series of images composed by multiple 35mm film shots in which he experiments with the nude female body. Using references to fashion photography, Marquez captures the essence of female beauty with a unique style, creating images that are fragmented and multiplied at the same time, and engaging the viewer in the perfect asymmetry and infinite world found on the woman's body.
Born in Hermosillo, Mexico, Marquez is a self-taught photographer who developed an addiction t...
Sahana Ramakrishnan. Asura (2016), Oil, Collage, and Brass pieces on Canvas, 46 x 54 inches
In her first solo exhibition, Sahana Ramakrishnan offers an escape into a world in which human and animal bodies cease to exist as separates. The artist finds inspiration in the Hindu and Buddhist philosophies that stress our interconnectedness to other beings on this planet. In a language that is definably culturally ambiguous, she stitches together elements from contemporary and ancient fables from around the world, using man’s relationship with animals as a platform to examine human morality.
Through a Window features paintings and drawings rich with grotesque and surreal imagery that marry the freakish, the funny, and the beautiful. The artist uses found objects, decorative materials and calligraphic drawing to arrive at figural abstractions. Sahana creates a visual experience that portrays the drama and power struggles that arise when the boundaries between human and animal bodies are deco...