Jonas Wood is an LA based artist whose work immediately appealed to me, not only for his graphic style but because of an ever present sense of humour that i just love. you can see how big some of his paintings are in context at his most recent exhibition.

Over the past decade, Wood has developed a singular style of representational image-making. Working from a vast archive of photographs – shot and collected by the artist or sourced via the Internet – Wood reinterprets everyday views from his life. Domestic interiors, televised sports, and snapshots of family members become observational events and opportunities for the construction of line and shape. In each work, he collages flat, graphic color, and freehand geometric patterns, synthesizing discontinuous views of his subjects. His paintings remain legible as representational images while skewing towards abstraction.

all images courtesy of David Gordansky Gallery.

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  1. These are beautiful and textural! I’m beginning to see drawings/paintings of potted plants everywhere…trend?

  2. These are gorgeous.
    PS: I think you fell in love with them because of this Matisse pattern :p

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