December 31, 2013
What better way to start 2014 than in a playful mood? Let's kick off the new year with the delightful work of Chilean artist Santiago Salvador, whose powerfully simple portraits are fantastic studies in composition and color. His application of paint is judicious, but it pays off! He loves repetition, and I appreciate that he pushes that even further in the paintings where he creates true patterns out of his colorful characters. And something about the way his people move always makes me smile. The year is off to a good start! See more of Santiago's amazing work here.