abstraction

Snow Collage

  • January 13, 2017
Snow Collage

Snow collage, ash as medium, 40' x 20'. Existed for only a day. (But editioned prints of the work are available; contact info@nu4ya.com for details.)        

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na cha cha

  • September 7, 2016
na cha cha

"na cha cha" 58 x 36", as installed at collector's. This work is a chimera, or a mashup of my aluminum palimpsests and my  rawer oilstick on canvas abstracts. The detailed textured surfaces reveals in different light.

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Curator

  • June 24, 2016
Curator

Just had a two hour studio visit with a curator from the AGO,  linking the work from the early linear A/B/A/B/ collages done in Tokyo through the remxible installations and sculpture work to the digital ice graffiti, laser palimpsest and outdoor ephemeral art, to the latest genetically modified object explorations...  

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floSTEPPA (installed)

  • April 7, 2016
floSTEPPA (installed)

floSTEPPA - 48 x 36" Now installed at collectors. This series consists of paintings inside of paintings; a palimpsest, a 3D collage. The work is the rapt series combined with the shift/drift series of paintings with the linear  works.  A textured abstract beneath a silvered collage beneath a linear wrap of metal beneath a resequenced acrylic.

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The Map Is Not That

  • February 14, 2012
The Map Is Not That

“The Map is Not the Territory”, 84” x 60”, oilstick on folded & distressed aluminum, by K.I.A., 2012 Navigational and star charts, satellite shots, gps, glyphs and geography. Photons and suns. Flatness vs. vastness, circles against grids.  “Ceci n’est pas une pipe” -- maps (art) as abstraction of a reality that is not possible to accurately capture. A map can never be correct -- it would have to be the size of the land to be so... and even then, to be accurate, would have to include that map, and so on. Map as different from a mirror, or a window, but still not reality....

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