Detail view of a new oil painting in progress from James Bullough ( @james_bullough ) for our upcoming Spring group show ‘Gumbo’. Show will open on April 25th and will showcase the work of Bullough (shown above) along with @troy_lovegates @grabelsky @ryhew @troycoulterman @_sergiogarcia_ and @alexyanes - going to be one hell of a show.
"My work investigates a world of visual intoxication; it captures moments of enchantment, which are associated with urban nightlife,"
"I am fascinated by the ambiance of the city at night and its seductive qualities. The breathtaking turbulence of speeding vehicles and hasty pedestrians evoke feelings of wonder and disorientation. The vibrant lights become a magical landscape with enticing opportunities and promises of fulfillment."
"I suggest motion in order to slow down the scene and capture the fleeting moments, which tend to be forgotten," she says. "By interpreting lights in graphic or painterly ways, I create a sense of space, alluding to a hallucinogenic experience. I want the viewer’s eye to travel within my composition and experience a familiar exhilarating event of an actual nightly excursion."