For its debut exhibition in New York this month, Victori Contemporary
vibrant lineup of artists who create works that range from unpredictable and
lively, to philosophical and ruminative. Titled “From the
Land of Everywhere
,” the show highlights 15 artists from seven
countries; each one, in his or her own way, responds to larger dialogues within
contemporary art, utilizing photography, sculpture, painting, and collage to
make their marks.
French artist Léo Caillard
digital photography to develop ironic visuals, often adding modern day flair to
iconic art historical motifs—his viral series, “Hipsters in Stone,” features
classical Greek and Roman sculptures donning modern clothing.
Spaniard Felix R. Cid
works from his “Black Photographs,” which are a combination of hundreds of
photographs in which the artist has changed his vantage point multiple times.
end result—as seen in Bullfight (Madrid)
captures a “noisy
choreography of human forms found in the crowds.” The sculptural works of New
york artist Ryan
, like Timeframe 1 (Compact),
combine LCD screens, mirrors,
light, and video, in this case, footage of the artist continuously painting a
line—a meditation on depicting the infinite. Brooklyn-based painter and
develops colorful, ecstatic works that are full of movement, in a
style that transitions seamlessly between second and third dimensions. The artist,
whose works are the products of spontaneity, is inspired by the balance between
life and death, and the spontaneous occurrences in between.
An assemblage of young talent and experimental thinkers from
diverse backgrounds, the exhibition is a dynamic presentation of contemporary
art, emitting a universal, inquisitive spirit, and passion for creativity.