Eclectix Interview With Artist Bex Freund
Last month, Eclectix attended Bex Freund’s week-long solo show - The Bottled Nova Must Feed Still, and we were blown away by her ferocious intensely moving works. Swirls and swatches of textured layers contort their dramatic subjects, exploding off her canvas in brilliant color. Her palette reminds us of the super saturated early days of color film in Italian cinema – deep Indigo blues contrasted with red-hot lavas. A mixture of surrealism, science fiction scenarios and a female under the influence of German Expressionism – all united by brushstrokes of fast and furious glorious movement.
Street Art: Isaac Cordal
Isaac Cordal’s cement tribes are little human sculptures fashioned of cement and then carefully placed in various locations and environments throughout the streets of Europe and beyond. His figures offer poignant commentary on global warming (above), political collapse, corruption and ineptitude, environmental fragility and the isolated loneliness of the human condition.
Instagram FotoFix: Gabe Angemi
While randomly scrolling early Instagram a few years ago, we found the gritty street documentary photography of Gabe Angemi. He posts to Instagram under the name @ange_261 and Eclectix has been happily following him ever since.
SuperAwesome: Art and Giant Robot
Local Exhibition News
Here at Eclectix we are thrilled to share the cool news of an upcoming exhibition at our very own Oakland Museum - SuperAwesome: Art and Giant Robot. If you’re a fan of contemporary fine art and pop surrealism, this is a show not to be missed. It’s so wonderful to see OCMA getting hip to the scene with this great show of interesting, vibrant and truly contemporary art.
Damien Hirst and the house of the late Alexander McQueen have teamed up to produce some gorgeous scarves. Comprised of elegant designs of bugs and skulls, they are sure to be coveted adornments of any fierce fashion addict.