A fresh perspective in photography is always welcome in the art world and Paul Anthony Smith is that current breath of fresh air. With his unique pattern popping pieces he describes as "
picotage" Smith's explores “the rich and complex histories of the post-colonial Caribbean and its people."
FROM DESIGNMILK: "When viewing the works in person, the greatest surprise is that the white sections change and introduce NEW patterns when viewed from the right or the left. Visible in the two images below, this strange phenomenon is the result of the angle he gouges the paper. When viewed from an angle, the scars in the paper will either mask their damage or reveal more of the torn white paper."
Take a break from the 24-hour apocalyptic news cycle with three of our favorite online art magazines. We're not taking anything away from the seriousness of this epic pandemic, but if you're anything like us, your flight or fight response could use a much needed break.
Art Basel Hong Kong 2020 was scheduled to run from March 18th-25th, however the Coronavirus pandemic ended any possibility of this. As the world currently suffers through one of the worst virus outbreaks in modern history, a silver lining may be on the horizon in the form of how we view art today and in the future.
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