Fresh Perspectives: Jeff Nishinaka

Fresh Perspectives: Jeff Nishinaka The Photograph Gallery

To rejoice the launch of the CT Hybrid, Lexus recruited six younger artists from totally different mediums and requested them to create two unique works based mostly on three themes: Problem, Empower, and Escape. Each bit should problem the widespread perceptions of the theme. However there’s extra to this problem: they solely have 24 hours home to create each bit. Lexus adopted every of them round with cameras to seize the method of creation. Study extra about Recent Views at freshperspectives.msn.com and take a look at the ultimate works.

Jeff Nishinaka is a Los Angeles-based mostly paper sculptor who broke onto the scene when there actually wasn’t a paper artwork scene in any respect.

Fresh Perspectives: Jeff Nishinaka in main art Category

Thirty years later, he’s nonetheless a pioneer papercutter engaged on something from a sculptural wonderful artwork piece to promoting campaigns to trend shows. His dedication to the surroundings can also be notable: he solely makes use of recycled paper in his work, vegetable-based mostly inks and recycles as a lot as he probably can. He says, “I’m very analog on this digital age.”

Fresh Perspectives: Jeff Nishinaka in main art Category

Fresh Perspectives: Jeff Nishinaka in main art Category

Jackie Chan is an avid collector of Jeff’s work and he’s created paper artwork for Coca-Cola, Common Footage, and Penn State.

Fresh Perspectives: Jeff Nishinaka in main art Category

Fresh Perspectives: Jeff Nishinaka in main art Category

Click on right here to see Jeff’s last piece for Problem: “Cliff Notes” during which he builds a home on a cliff out of paper.

Take a look at this nice interview with Jeff over on RubyHornet and Jeff’s bio on the Recent Views web site.

See extra at freshperspectives.msn.com and keep tuned for our final Recent Views interview with Craig Thornton. Feelin’ kinda unhappy that this collection is coming to an in depth…

Design Milk has partnered with Lexus on Recent Views, a collection that highlights work by six artists from totally different disciplines. Every artist created two items of artwork based mostly on three themes — Problem, Empower, and Escape — and each bit was made inside 24 hours. Because of Lexus, this challenge not solely helps artwork but in addition helps help Design Milk’s efforts to advertise rising artists.

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