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.
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.
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.
Some Strings Hooked up 007, 2012
Some Strings Hooked up 008, 2012
Some Strings Hooked up 009, 2012
Patches 001, 2013
Patches 004, 2013
Patches 006, 2013
Patches 012, 2013
Patches 015, 2013
Patches 016, 2013