Tuesday, September 28, 2010
X- Ray for Art
"We live in a world obsessed with image. what we look like, what our clothes look like, houses, cars...I like to counter this obsession with superficial appearance by using X-rays to strip back the layers and show what it is like under the surface. Often the integral beauty adds intrigue to the familiar. We all make assumptions based on the external visual aspects of what surrounds us and we are attracted to people and forms that are aesthetically pleasing. I like to challenge this automatic way that we react to just physical appearance by highlighting the, often surprising, inner beauty." - Nick Veasey.
I love Nick's art work! So graphic, simple, and mysterious. Large pieces like these would be perfect in a contemporary space with white lacquered walls and a few traditional pieces here and there...