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Paper Constructions Confine Skeletons to Uncanny Areas in Jason Limon’s Work

Paper Constructions Confine Skeletons to Uncanny Areas in Jason Limon’s Work

Paper Constructions Confine Skeletons to Uncanny Spaces in Jason Limon’s Paintings



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#acrylic
#anatomy
#portray
#paper
#skeleton
#skulls

“Cramped” (2022), acrylic on panel, 12 x 16 inches. All pictures © Jason Limon, shared with permission

San Antonio-based artist Jason Limon (beforehand) conjures paper sculptures of 18th Century-style robes, organs, and hollowed skulls with acrylic paint. The uncanny buildings entice his recurring skeletal characters in cramped packing containers and funhouse-esque constructions, the place they try to disentangle themselves from their environment. Rendered in muted pigments, or what the artist calls “repressed tones,” the work make the most of the anonymity and ubiquity of the bony figures to invoke emotional narratives. Limon explains:

Paper permits us to know the tales of the previous, and I’ve at all times been drawn to that notion… I exploit paper to construct the shapes to inform my ideas. In most cases, I’ll use box-like or folded paper shapes, however extra just lately I need to discover the insides of those containers to see what complexities I would discover.

The items proven listed below are a part of Limon’s ongoing Fragments collection and are a part of Stripped Down on view by June 5 at Haven Gallery in Lengthy Island. Limon additionally has one other solo present slated for November at San Antonio’s BLK WHT GRY, and till then, you may browse originals and prints in his store and comply with his works on Instagram.

 

“Have a look at Me” (2022), acrylic on panel, 12 x 16 inches

“Bisected” (2022), acrylic on panel, 12 x 16 inches

Left: “Really feel” (2022), acrylic on panel, 12 x 16 inches. Proper: “Perplexed” (2022), acrylic on panel, 12 x 16 inches

“Magnificence” (2022), acrylic on panel, 12 x 16 inches

“Outlines” (2022), acrylic on panel, 12 x 16 inches

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Left: “Inside Out” (2022), acrylic on panel, 12 x 16 inches. Proper: “Unseen” (2022), acrylic on panel, 12 x 16 inches

“Stripped Down” (2022), acrylic on panel, 12 x 16 inches

#acrylic
#anatomy
#portray
#paper
#skeleton
#skulls

 

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