Unbelievable Thread and Patchwork Drawings by Steven Vasquez Lopez

Unbelievable Thread and Patchwork Drawings by Steven Vasquez Lopez The Photograph Gallery

San Francisco-based mostly artist Steven Vasquez Lopez, born to a seamstress and a mechanic, continues on a practice of labor-intensive work by means of his personal ink drawings. Meticulously detailed drawings that discover line, sample, and colour that in a means pay tribute to his mom and the stitching work she did.

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Some Strings Hooked up 001, 2012

The Some Strings Hooked up and Patches collection are hyper-managed explorations achieved with hand-drawn ink on paper that “assemble and unravel” his first era, center-class American upbringing within the 80s and 90s with all issues MTV, Nickelodeon, plastic toys, and daring style decisions.

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Some Strings Hooked up 005, 2012

From the artist:

Pushing the cannon of Chicano artwork past graffiti or giant-scale murals, these works additionally examine id via the lens of such a richly conventional infrastructure. My work and work on paper create a brand new type of iconography, symbolically working on the micro degree of the private, capable of be inserted into a bigger historic and cultural dialogue.

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Some Strings Hooked up 007, 2012

Unbelievable Thread and Patchwork Drawings by Steven Vasquez Lopez in main art Category

Some Strings Hooked up 008, 2012

Unbelievable Thread and Patchwork Drawings by Steven Vasquez Lopez in main art Category

Some Strings Hooked up 009, 2012

Unbelievable Thread and Patchwork Drawings by Steven Vasquez Lopez in main art Category

Patches 001, 2013

Unbelievable Thread and Patchwork Drawings by Steven Vasquez Lopez in main art Category

Patches 004, 2013

Unbelievable Thread and Patchwork Drawings by Steven Vasquez Lopez in main art Category

Patches 006, 2013

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Patches 012, 2013

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Patches 015, 2013

Unbelievable Thread and Patchwork Drawings by Steven Vasquez Lopez in main art Category

Patches 016, 2013

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