The Dollhaus II artwork gallery in Bayonne will quickly launch a brand new solo exhibition by artist Paul Andress.
With over 50 works, principally work and drawings, Andress’s work shall be on show from March 12 to April 11. His exhibit additionally contains a contact of sculpture: an enormous creature he named “Thurston” on show within the gallery home windows.
In accordance with Dolhaus, Andress is an thrilling energetic artist with highly effective imagery. His works consist primarily of work on canvas, some with collages and drawings blended with magazines and textual content. Andress’s works are darkish in nature and have a messy but exact high quality about them.
He’s not an mental in his strategy, as Andress explains. “I throw a variety of paint and materials on the canvas, paint greater than half of it, throw extra paint on it, after which I begin to polish and add smaller particulars on the finish. Generally I destroy it once more and paint on it ”.
Dollhaus stated in a press launch: “Andress is our type of exterior artist.”
‘Uncooked and soiled’
Andress is a Jersey artist, born and raised. His influences come from artists like Baquiat, Guston, Chagal, Pollock and a variety of avenue artists like Bast, Futura and Fefe Talavera. His most up-to-date works are paying homage to Dietmar Busse, stated Dollhaus.
Rising up in Jersey in punk bands and another heavy metallic fanzine-comic-flyer subculture, Andress’s works collided by delving into the language of punk and creative aggression as a painter. .
Andress describes himself as a “soiled” artist. He enjoys working from this spontaneous random filth with vitality and fervour to create his portraits and landscapes.
“I am simply attempting to attach with individuals by the power of my art work,” stated Andress. “I am not attempting to make sense or inform individuals what to assume, I am attempting to get individuals to open their imaginations and acknowledge the emotions and experiences that all of us have in frequent.”
Andress creates mutant characters, virtually monsters and cartoon beings, with bewildered and catastrophic landscapes. His avenue type interprets into the commercial landscapes of a painter from Jersey who loved hardcore music and avenue artwork from New York and the suburbs.
The Dollhaus II is at 23 Cottage Road, open Thursday by Sunday from 1 p.m. to eight p.m. For extra data go to www.xdollhausx.com or name 201-360-0894.
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