Posts with tag: "Microcosm"

 

 

ARTIST OF THE MONTH: SASHA BAKARIC
09/11/2015
ARTIST OF THE MONTH: SASHA BAKARIC

SEPTEMBER | ARTIST OF THE MONTH | SASHA BAKARICby: Toni Tronu As The Shop manager at Greenhill I find myself inspired by so many talented NC artists. That is why I have decided to start featuring an artist each month, to spotlight all of these creative innovations. September belongs to Sasha Bakaric of Chapel Hill. Her work is influenced by bacteria and viruses at a molecular level, which relates to our upcoming exhibition Microcosm. Her work is hand-drawn and intricate with bright saturated colors and a contrasted black background. COOL!Bakaric's inspiration comes from microscopic images of various cells and microorganisms as the basis of all life. She is intrigued by ...

Why We Host Artist Talks at Greenhill
09/11/2015
ARTIST OF THE MONTH: SASHA BAKARIC

Why We Host Artist Talks at Greenhill (and a bit of a rant from a Jackson Pollock fan)by Erin Riggins, Curatorial Assistant  Often when we look at a piece of artwork, we are only getting part of the story.  For me, my experience of a piece is enhanced through knowledge - knowledge of the individual/s who made it and the circumstances in which it was created.   Take for example the classic response to non-representational art. That is, to art that is not intended to accurately depict things in the natural world. Someone looks at a Jackson Pollock and exclaims, "My kid could do that!" Jackson Pollock, Convergance, 1952, oil on canvas, 155 x 93.5 ...