Tagged ‘minimal’

“Edward Sylvester Morse, pottery collector” and Others by Lauren Nassef

Lauren Nassef, a  Chicago artist, does a great job of conveying a lot of emotion in very simple, minimal drawings.  Sometimes – probably more often than not – simpler is better.  Case in point.

July 1, 2008

Untitled (2 Eyes 1 Body) by Saara Maria Piispa

Untitled (2 Eyes 1 Body) by Saara Maria Piispa

Although I would argue that Finnish Saara Maria Piispa’s paintings are much stronger than the small collection of drawings she currently displays on her site, I nonetheless feel some of them are quite compelling.  Sometimes the idea and though behind a drawing, simple as it…

March 20, 2008

“geen siamese tweeling” by Pyhai

“geen siamese tweeling” by Pyhai

Fantastic drawings and illustrations by Pyhai.

March 3, 2008

Untitled (Figure with Worm Eyes) by Ken

Untitled (Figure with Worm Eyes) by Ken

These drawings by an artist simply identified as Ken are haunting in their simplicity and surrealism. Borderline macabre, they leave me wondering as to their meaning.

February 28, 2008

Untitled (Young Girl) by Lotte Klaver

Untitled (Young Girl) by Lotte Klaver

Another Dutch artist, Lotte Klaver, has a huge amount of great ink drawings which exhibit great dynamism.

February 20, 2008

Untitled (Figures on Pedestal) by Tomas Schats

Untitled (Figures on Pedestal) by Tomas Schats

Tomas Schats from Holland creates some deceptively simple but utterly fascinating drawings.

February 20, 2008

“Femme Poire” by Francois Dubeau

“Femme Poire” by Francois Dubeau

Impressive display of how much emotion can be invoked with nothing but a few lines of ink. Reminds me vaguely of Japanese ink drawings. By Francois Dubeau

February 14, 2008