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Benjamin Cohen

Benjamin Cohen

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Benjamin Cohen's paintings are about the visual experimentation of paint on the surface--the purposeful drips and smears intermingle and stir up the surface with snatches of figurative or representative elements. Each canvas is a play on visual perception, the relationship and conflict between representative and abstract painting. Surprisingly, the work begins digitally, as Cohen uses Photoshop to manipulate and determine a painting based on found images such as advertisements and historical images, which he then refers to directly as he transfers the idea onto a painted surface.

More images and a great writeup can be found atΒ Breese Little. More information can also be found at benjamincohenstudio.com.

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The virtue of connection

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Tanja Koljonen

Tanja Koljonen

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