Category: contemporary art

As every story has a past, present, and future…

As every story has a past, present, and future, what may at first glimpse appear to be non-objective abstraction is in fact energetic imagery interacting and breathing through the boundlessness of space and time.

Featured: The Soliloquy Of Stranger (Straliloquy). Acrylic on canvas. 72in x 72in. If you look closely, you may see an exalted figure illuminated in the center of the painting. It is a winged stranger discovering her voice as her energy cycles in and out perpetually.

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As every story has a past, present, and future…

As every story has a past, present, and future, what may at first glimpse appear to be non-objective abstraction is in fact energetic imagery interacting and breathing through the boundlessness of space and time.

Featured: The Soliloquy Of Stranger (Straliloquy). Acrylic on canvas. 72in x 72in. If you look closely, you may see an exalted figure illuminated in the center of the painting. It is a winged stranger discovering her voice as her energy cycles in and out perpetually.

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Please follow, share, and tag for a chance to win free art in giveaways. Your support makes what I do possible. Thank you!

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Michael Carini | Art Journal

Michael Carini | Art Journal

As every story has a past, present, and future…

As every story has a past, present, and future, what may at first glimpse appear to be non-objective abstraction is in fact energetic imagery interacting and breathing through the boundlessness of space and time.

Featured: The Soliloquy Of Stranger (Straliloquy). Acrylic on canvas. 72in x 72in. If you look closely, you may see an exalted figure illuminated in the center of the painting. It is a winged stranger discovering her voice as her energy cycles in and out perpetually.

Special rates for businesses! Original artwork and custom prints in a variety of sizes and formats. Worldwide shipping. DM for inquiries.

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As every story has a past, present, and future…

As every story has a past, present, and future, what may at first glimpse appear to be non-objective abstraction is in fact energetic imagery interacting and breathing through the boundlessness of space and time.

Featured: The Day Pandora Set Me Free (Misteriora). Acrylic on canvas. 60 x 60. This painting references the story of Pandora’s Box and all that was unleashed upon opening it. If you look close enough, you may spot a female form in front of a tree. Thank you Misti Stromatt for modeling for this painting.

Special rates for businesses! Original artwork and custom prints in a variety of sizes and formats. Worldwide shipping. DM for inquiries.

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As every story has a past, present, and future…

As every story has a past, present, and future, what may at first glimpse appear to be non-objective abstraction is in fact energetic imagery interacting and breathing through the boundlessness of space and time.

Featured: The Day Pandora Set Me Free (Misteriora). Acrylic on canvas. 60 x 60. This painting references the story of Pandora’s Box and all that was unleashed upon opening it. If you look close enough, you may spot a female form in front of a tree. Thank you Misti Stromatt for modeling for this painting.

Special rates for businesses! Original artwork and custom prints in a variety of sizes and formats. Worldwide shipping. DM for inquiries.

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6 Women Artists You Should Know About

Contemporary Art: Women of Color 

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Lorna Simpson,  Earth and Sky #10, 2016

Lorna Simpson gained recognition in the 1980-90s. She has had solo exhibitions in the US and internationally, including a traveling retrospective in Europe, and an exhibit in the 56th Venice Biennale. She looks critically at how gender and race are manipulated by society, through the use of mixed media collages and paintings.  

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Mariana Castillo Deball, Who will measure the space, who will tell me the time?, 2015.

Mariana Castillo Deball’s work explores identity and history, she works primarily in installation pieces including large scale maps, photography, and sculpture. Her pieces look at the contradictions within the field of archeology and anthropology, particularly related to ancient Latin American cultures.

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Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, Light Of The Lit Wick, 2017.

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye is known for her rich tones and expressive brushwork. Though she focuses on technique and materials instead of conceptual subject matter, her artwork evokes an intimate and nostalgic quality that captivates viewers. She has received many awards for her work including the Future Generation Art Prize in 2010, shortlisted for the Turner Award, and selected for the 55th Venice Biennale.

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Hayv Kahraman, Transparent Body, 2013

Hayv Kahraman is originally from Iraq and now lives and works in L.A. Her paintings explore identity, culture, and gender in relation to her experiences as a refugee. Her stylistic inspiration draw from Persian Miniature paintings, Japanese and Arabic calligraphy, and classical Greek compositions.

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Hung Liu, Sister and Brother, 2013

Hung Liu grew up in Communist China and was trained as an artist in Social Realism, a restrictive and propagandic style of art. She had to hide her personal artwork because of the ban on non-sanctioned art. When she immigrated to the US in 1984 she was able to paint freely. Her artwork explores history and memory. She takes inspiration from historical photographs (many of which she secretly took herself while in China), of women, children, soldiers, and pairs them with iconography and cultural symbolism. 

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Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Wedding Souvenirs, 2016. 

Njideka Akunyili Crosby was born in Nigeria and now works in L.A. Akunyili Crosby received her MFA from Yale, and was an artist in resident at the prestigious Studio Museum in Harlem. Her work consists of mixed media paintings where she uses personal photos and keepsakes, as well as photos from popular Nigerian magazines to explore the culture shift between Nigeria and America. 

L’enigma del sogno o il risveglio, 2016, Aless…

L’enigma del sogno o il risveglio, 2016, Alessandro Sicioldr 

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As every story has a past, present, and future…

As every story has a past, present, and future, what may at first glimpse appear to be non-objective abstraction is in fact energetic imagery interacting and breathing through the boundlessness of space and time.

Featured: A Father That Was The Son. Acrylic on canvas. 60 x 96.

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As every story has a past, present, and future…

As every story has a past, present, and future, what may at first glimpse appear to be non-objective abstraction is in fact energetic imagery interacting and breathing through the boundlessness of space and time.

Featured: A Father That Was The Son. Acrylic on canvas. 60 x 96.

Special rates for businesses! Original artwork and custom prints in a variety of sizes and formats. Worldwide shipping. DM for inquiries.

MichaelCarini.com

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