Los Angeles, CA artist Tobias Keene #artistaday
Tobias Keene’s paintings continue to explore, through the immediacy of color, texture and form, a quality of lost innocence. By using negative space as part of his composition, he has created a unique exploration of displacement. His use of long shadows signify the passage of time, while using Russian linen which he often leaves raw. The images of children at play. dogs chasing balls, a man on a trapeze are somewhat metaphorical. As he states ‘We are all old dogs chasing balls”. Keene has…
‘Freud/St. George and the Dragon’ by Jósean Figueroa
'Freud/St. George and the Dragon' by Jósean Figueroa. The image of Sigmund Freud is formed in an upper visual plane, by St. George, the dragon and the damsel in distress in a landscape, occupying a lower visual plane.