On this new collection of work, Miami-primarily based artist Jason Seife deftly renders the intricate patterns of previous Persian carpets with a mix of acrylic and ink. Whereas the work make the most of acquainted motifs in rug design like leaves and geometric shapes, Seife introduces colours not usually related to the heavy textiles, creating his personal interpretations that mirror his temper or ideas whereas executing the portray. Through Robert Fontaine Gallery:
What initially drew him to those works was not solely the aesthetic however the dense historical past and that means behind the imagery. The way in which the weavers have been in a position to hyperlink every rug’s explicit sample, palette, and magnificence with a selected and identifiable geographic space or nomadic tribe actually stood out to him. Jason goals to reflect this apply together with his tackle the carpets by having every coloration and sample particularly correlate to what way of thinking and emotion he was in whereas creating the particular work.
Seife has exhibited internationally and his work was just lately integrated right into a particular facade projection paintings with The Bronx and Brooklyn Museum. He’s at the moment represented by Robert Fontaine Gallery and you may see extra of his new carpet work on Instagram.