Artsy Insight: Texture with Textiles

Artsy Editorial
Feb 6, 2013 2:35PM

James Isherwood’s paintings are as smooth in surface as their source images—clipped from the glossy pages of luxury real estate catalogues; however, visually they appear to be deeply textured. This effect is achieved by pressing paper towels into wet paint, creating the illusion of looking through a window screen.

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