Art

INSIDE THESE HOLLOWED OUT WALLS

And by immersing himself into the space of his yellow latex balloons, the visual artist also enters into a symbiotic relationship with his art. Each of his gestures or lack thereof, all his movements and even his stillness affect how the sculpture is perceived. The sculpture, on the other hand, dictates his boundaries by confining him in an otherworldly cocoon. Both subsist on an intangible and invisible element. Both rely on each other to interact with an outside world. It is exactly this aspect of Hemmert’s art that makes it so special and unique. It is not only his involvement in the process that brings it to life: a brush stroke, a click of the trigger, a chisel in a hunk of marble. It is his very corporality that allows his sculpture to emerge. Read more…

The construction and Deconstruction of the Artistic Psyche

Every artist, to some extent, grapples with the concept of beauty. Its subjective nature lends it an abstractness that is susceptible to perspective, emotions, whims and fancies. It is intangible and ephemeral. An artist can only hope for a convergence of minds and souls with viewers, because it is on this plane that beauty is conceived. Read more…

THE EVOLUTION OF AN ART FORM AND AN ARTIST

Looking at Herrero’s later works, the viewer can not escape the feeling that the artist is attempting to convey a message. It is not explicit. One must delve into the realm that she has created, let the forms and voids reveal their secrets and relinquish control of the thought process to the landscape Herrero has created for her audience. Read more…