CONTEXT Art MiamiNov 29 - Dec 5, One Herald Plaza, Booth A26
BLANK SPACE is pleased to announce its participation in the 2022 Edition of CONTEXT Art Miami, which will be held at One Herald Plaza November 29 - December 5th, 2022. The gallery will present various artists whose bodies of work are created with a variety of media and unique, specialized techniques. Featured artists include Arno Elias, Randall Stoltzfus, Byungjin Kim, Gregory Hayes, Antoinette Wysocki, Boree Hur, Matthew Langley, Cristina Gamón, Nemo Jantzen, Gyoungmin Kim, Yuki Matsueda, Chigyu Kwon, Miguel Vallinas, Yoo Hyun, Kyuhak Lee, Sangsik Hong, Hyunsook Jeong, and Jonny Detiger.
BLANK SPACE is a contemporary gallery where the worlds of art and culture converge. Through a platform that celebrates experimental art forms and encourages innovative practices, BLANK SPACE presents work from emerging artists with experimental approaches and established artists with imaginative views.
IN THE LIGHT
ACRYLIC ON CANVAS
48 X 48 IN
“In my work I strive for exactness, but perhaps it is paradoxical that in striving for perfection – and never reaching it – it is there that you actually find it...It is the imperfect that becomes unique, the flaws that become interesting, the randomness that leads to new ideas.”
- Gregory Hayes
View Gregory's work here.
WHERE YOUTH AND LAUGHTER GO
ACRYLIC ON CANVAS
24 X 24 IN
Matthew Langley works to demonstrate the power of gestural abstract painting through a practice of expressive brushstrokes, careful composition, and a deep understanding of color. Broken by thin, vertical streaks and transitions in hue and saturation, this work escapes rigidity, representation, and mechanical perfection in favor of an unobtrusive human touch through rough edges and visible brushstrokes.
Check out more of Matthew's artwork on our website here.
Mixed media on laser cut Mylar
and wooden stretcher bars
23 5/8 x 19 3/4 IN
To create her swirling, ethereal abstract landscapes Cristina Gamón uses a mixed media process which involves pouring various viscosities of acrylic paint while incorporating raw pigment over sheets of laser cut plexiglass.
Check out her work on our website here.
ACRYLIC DISPERSION, GOLD AND PALLADIUM LEAF
ON POLYMER CANVAS
24 X 24 IN
Randall Stoltzfus likens his style to "pulling focus" wherein the subject he is capturing is diffused to a point beyond direct representation and is rendered as halos of refracted light.
View Randall's artworks on our website here.
BEFORE AND AFETER
ACRYLIC, MOTHER OF PEARL, AND CRYSTAL ON CANVAS
41 1/2 X 47 1/2 IN
Light, in myth and in practice, gives life and is the foundation of many aspects of society; agriculture, time, creation mythology, and it has long been the practice of humans to attempt to define this life force through metaphysical means. Jeong Hyun Sook uses naturally iridescent materials, mother of pearl and crystal, to capture the eternity of this light on the canvas.
Click website here to view more of her artworks.
I WOKE UP FLAWLESS
Enamel, acrylic, colored pencil, charcoal,
watercolor, 18k gold leaf and diamond dust on rag
30 X 24 IN
Antoinette Wysocki's use of mixed media incorporates chance, control, and repeated analysis to create work through multiple stages.
Check out Antoinette's artworks here.
Acrylic, gold and silver leaf, diamond dust
on archival pigment print mounted on Sintra board
52 X 38 IN
Born in Paris, Arno Elias is a French American Artist, Painter, Photographer, Musician and Activist. The artist presents the medium of photography and hand-painted photography as a means of engaging philosophical disquisitions on culture, humankind, and wildlife inspired by his diverse experience and extensive traveling across various continents.
Check out Arno's work on our website here.
UNTITLED (AUDREY HEPBURN)
Hand cut paper, ink on Korean paper
31 1/2 X 31 1/2 IN
Yoo Hyun creates his portraits through reduction, taking away small pieces of a blank sheet of paper to form iconic imagery. He then floats this image in front of a black splattered background, which is painted in one stroke using an immense calligraphic brush and provides both a color and material contrast to the hand cut portraits.
View his artworks website here.
No. 56 (Ceci N ́est Pas un Boîte de Popcorn)
Lambda print mounted on board with resin coat
39 3/8 X 27 1/2 IN
"In essence, my art explores identity and human nature. I like to play with perception, and I'm inspired by Surrealism and artists such as Dalí, Miró and Magritte." - Miguel Vallinas.
Check out Miguel's work on our website here.
Nemo JantzenA New DayFilm photography, iconic movie scenes, Movie posters, Hollywood etc.
32 x 44 In with Ø1 in Spheres
81 x 111 cm with Ø2 cm Spheres
55 x 64 in with Ø1 in Spheres
139.7 x 162.6 cm with Ø2 cm Spheres
Nemo Jantzen uses pop-inspired imagery creating to create new contexts from photojournalism and advertising, taking neo-pointillism to the next level in an image-soaked, contemporary environment. Check out his work on our website here.
Gyoungmin KimGood Feeling (W)Acrylic on bronze, marble base
4 x 5 1/2 x 9 in
10.2 x 14 x 22.9 cm
Gyoungmin Kim creates and captures human figures with bronze or steel. She alights each with acrylic, offering fine detail, color, and expression. Kim's sculptures live in their own 'category of the commonplace,' where she illustrates beauty in the mundane. See more of her works with the gallery here.
Kyuhak LeeMonument - Room in BrooklynMixed media on board
52 x 39 in
132.1 x 99.1 cm
Lee's unconventional artistic approach is a social commentary on the consumerism of modern civilization, and questions the intrinsic values of the millennial era. Using everyday materials as a gesture of upcycling, he utilizes Styrofoam as his base material best represents the vanity of contemporary culture, as it is fragile, flammable, and mostly air while still being non-biodegradable and difficult to dispose of.
Chigyu KwonResilience-WillowUrethane on stainless steel
23 5/8 x 23 5/8 x 5 in
60 x 60 x 12.7 cm
Chigyu Kwon uses organic forms made of stainless steel to convey both lushness and urbanity. Multiple layers give his works depth, a sense of relaxation, and an understanding of the natural world beyond a superficial forest made of only branches and leaves.
Byungjin KimToy-Love (Bear)Steel, car paint
19 1/4 x 13 3/4 x 23 1/4 in
48.9 x 34.9 x 59.1 cm
Byungjin Kim's extensive and elaborate creative process involves creating his figures and shapes from clay, plaster or FRP plastic, and then welding and forming each individual piece of machined steel. After careful sanding of the welded areas, he paints multiple layers of quality car paint over an extended period of time while heating the artwork in a kiln at 200 degrees.
18 1/2 x 18 1/2 x 10 5/8 in
47 x 47 x 27 cm
Jonny DetigerFunky Dory FlowersUnique Hand Embellished Prints on Paper
24 x 24 inches
36 x 36 inches
Edition of 2
New York City based artist Jonny Detiger has received acclaim for his fantastical paintings, works on paper, and furniture design and his work is instantly recognizable by its whimsical and positive aesthetics. Check out more of his works in his recent duo show with the gallery here.
Boree HurRose and JeanOil on canvas
57 x 44 in
145 x 112 cm
"In the recent years, I have thought about the resemblance between plants and people and the way plants swarm out of the earth always seems to me like people going to work diligently. Sucking water out of the earth, feeding off the hot sun, and enduring the wind and rain does not seem that much different"