eric lopresti

Whoa. These are the paintings {oil and india ink on linen} of Brooklyn based artist Eric LoPresti. I absolutely love the combination of the lonely landscapes, washes of color, and perfect/graphic lines… oh, and they’re HUGE, ranging between 30″x40″ to 40″x65″!!! I’m sure, if you were to see these in person, that the scale would make these dramatic environments that much more eery. In Eric’s words, his work “investigates the cultural after-effects of dramatic conflict, focusing on the aftermath of the Cold War and its associated landscapes.” Chills.

{A few of his originals are available for purchase on Uprise Art}

comments (7)

  1. Mary Gaspar /// 10.28.2013 /// 4:30am

    These are so beautiful. Very chilling and yet I could look at these paintings all day! And LOVE the new sight! So crisp and clean-gorgeous!

  2. jaime @laviejaime /// 10.28.2013 /// 6:02am

    they are awesome! def a statement making piece for a dining or living room.

  3. danielle (aka the jealous curator) /// 10.28.2013 /// 7:46am

    yes! i would love to have that either the first one, or the last one… clouds… ahhhh

  4. Melanie /// 10.28.2013 /// 9:54am

    I am in love with these paintings – the colors, the lines, everything. Your redesign looks AWESOME. xo

  5. danielle (aka the jealous curator) /// 10.28.2013 /// 10:36am

    thanks lady! xo

  6. Lesley | Artsy Forager /// 10.28.2013 /// 12:08pm

    Loved his work the minute I saw it on Uprise Art last week! Just love the juxtaposition of those geometric lines. So perfect.

    PS– Congrats on the new site! Love the larger images and all the white space!

  7. Meredith Adams [Brilliant Light Photography] /// 10.28.2013 /// 1:18pm

    Im super into all geometric art right now. This is beautiful.

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