CATALOG — Justin W John

CATALOG

©2019 JUSTIN W JOHN | JWJ-WPU. All rights reserved.
2016 — 2019

This catalog represents a portion of my body of work. Mediums included in this group focus mostly on painting, with some drawing, and mixed media that combines the aforementioned with materials like wood, plaster, vinyl, paper, organic matter, and others.

ABSTRACT

Gymnophobia

Gymnophobia

ABSTRACT Gymnophobia 2019 Acrylic, ink, gouache, and charcoal on stretched canvas; archival satin varnish.24 x 36 x 1.5 inches BUY NOW […]+

Busy State Painting

Reverberation (Busy State)

ABSTRACT Busy State (Reverberation) 2019 Acrylic and gouache on stretched canvas24 x 24 x 1.5 inches BUY PRINT

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Green eggs, ham, and Jesus

PAREIDOLIA SERIES

The tendency to perceive a specific, often meaningful image in a random or ambiguous visual pattern. The scientific explanation for some people is pareidolia, or the human ability to see shapes or make pictures out of randomness. Think of the Rorschach inkblot test.

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2220027 - Instant Crush

Crush Series

An intimate abstract series based in hues of deep green and blue, like a deep abyss. Moments of bold saturated tones often erupt across the canvas or trickle-down like rain.  An ongoing series and exploration into myself, my forgotten self, my lost self, hoping to reconnect within. 

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Canned Response, Feminine Tone

Response Series

Systems break down, technology breaks down, people break down. Nothing is forever.

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POP ART

Bucket Series

Pop art expressionism in the form of buckets. Representative of vessels, put into context for metaphorical and literal interpretations.

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2220057 - "One Gallon"

“One Gallon”

Pop art expressionism in the form of buckets. Representative of vessels, put into context for metaphorical and literal interpretations.

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2220059 - "4.16 Overflow Gallons"

“4.16 Overflow Gallons”

Pop art expressionism in the form of buckets. Representative of vessels, put into context for metaphorical and literal interpretations.

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FIGURATIVE

Rivers (BDD)

Self-Portraits + Nudes

WARNING: Some content might not be appropriate for all ages. Viewer discretion is advised.

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Medic! (My Brain Hurts)

Skulls + Sketches

FIGURATIVE WORK SKULLS 2018 SKULL 2018Acrylic and ink on canvas board; archival gloss and matte varnish.4 x 6 x 0.2 […]+

Public Art + Commissions

2220060 - Manhattan Beach Pier

Manhattan Beach Pier

The Manhattan Beach Pier is located just south of Los Angeles, CA. Close to LAX, but seemingly a lifetime away. This beach, along with many others along the Pacific Coast Highway, are where the heart and soul of Southern California live. It's no wonder why so many songs and movies

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Shows + In Situ

Simulacrum

a representation of someone or something. …The simulacrum is never that which conceals the truth—it is the truth which conceals […]+

I love what you've done with your hair

Artlife.

I‘m a visual learner, big surprise, so for me to understand how something relates to another, having those visual aides […]+

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