To celebrate the National Hispanic Heritage Month, we are showcasing the work of several Hispanic artists we proudly represent.
YoungHee Woo’s major source of inspiration is the idea of interconnectedness of life and death processes. Scrutiny of this question yields her intriguing, often mesmerizing works.
“I never had a mentor. I am self-taught and worked many years before I found my personal style, which is based mainly on street art and comic books.”
“I wanted to find a way to make the tattoo immortal, so I thought about tattooing paintings, in this way a tatauggio can be put on display in a gallery, a museum and the work of a tattoo artist can be viewed forever over time.”
As a collector, you definitely want to be sure that the work of art you’re buying is in fact authentic.
“My artworks strive to project an alternate sense of reality which is not solely based on what is visible, but another reality projected by allowing my subconscious to freely express itself.”
Satoco Yamamoto’s artwork strives to capture universal emotions and memories by combining processes such as woodblock, monotype, etching, and silkscreen.
For anyone looking to amass a respectable art collection without having to break their bank, prints can be a pragmatically inexpensive alternative to the acquisition of more tactile media like paintings or sculptures.
“This young project is where I landed in my attempt to photograph those who had immigrated to the U.S. from countries in Africa and had integrated into the American ethos.” – Zie Otto
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