VARIATIONS IN MOTION BY JAN KALAB

by Ariadna Zierold
jan kalab, abstract, geometric, painting, paintings, graffiti, street art, dsk, cakes, point, colorful, circles, upper playground
Jan Kaláb was born 1978 in Czechoslovakia, at a time when the Iron Curtain still existed and graffiti was a rare sight in the Eastern World. Luckily for us, with the fall of the Iron Curtain, Jan Kaláb was able to fall into the world of graffiti and street art, developing his unique style within the iconic street art crew DSK.
jan kalab, abstract, geometric, painting, paintings, graffiti, street art, dsk, cakes, point, colorful, circles, upper playground
Starting off as a founder of the DSK crew he made a name for himself throughout Europe as “Cakes”. Later on, he decided to broaden his horizon and move to New York where he changed his name to “Point” and started creating huge sculpted abstract letters which he chose to put up in the streets and on walls. He thereby created another form of graffiti without a spray can, but truthful to the spirit of competition and innovation of the urban scene. He uses colorful squares and circles as his vocabulary for infinite variations around depth, time, and motion.
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ABSTRACT ASSEMBLAGES BY EVA HAN

by Ariadna Zierold

eva han, eva eun sil han, collage, korea, monochrome, monochromatic, circles, assemblage, newspaper, magazines, handmade, upper playground

Eva Eun-Sil Han was born in Korea where she lived for 27 years. When she encountered the collages of Max Ernst did she start to use collage as a means of artistic expression. In her work she combines material from any kind of ready-made mass media, such as newspapers, magazines or old books. Eva Han prefers to use knife and glue rather than working with pixels on a computer screen, because it allows her to touch, feel and smell the different source papers. Especially old paper smells good to her.

eva han, eva eun sil han, collage, korea, monochrome, monochromatic, circles, assemblage, newspaper, magazines, handmade, upper playground

The artist collages photographs, her own and others, often drawing and painting onto the paper. Many of them seem purely abstract and in most, the assemblage of images is in such bits and pieces they don’t seem meant to be discerned specifically.

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