The Great Nudes of CONTEXT art miami 2016 – Take a quick video tour of the figurative works that caught my eye during Art Basel Week here in Miami, December 2016. When the video is over, check out the galleries here: http://www.contextartmiami.com/galleries
In this video, I’m drawing the male nude in a series of 10-15 minute poses. I’m using the iPad Air, the APP Procreate, and a Wacom stylus. This model is lean and sinewy. I am using a rough cross-hatch technique for a rhythmic feel on the playback of the video.
A newly released study claims that 2 meter-heigh bronze statues of nude men riding panthers are by Michelangelo Buonerroti. Known ever since as the “Rothschild bronzes,” they will soon be on view at Cambridge University’s Fitzwilliam Museum. If this is correct, they will be the only known surviving bronze works by Michelangelo.
Artist Statement: I am captivated and drawn to the human form, the glow and spirit that comes from within. To capture this on larger than life canvases, feels to me, as an intimate and sensual merging of empathy and paint. The human presence stripped bare of pretense and accouterments is simply alive, revealing a deeply personal identity, present […]