Friday, January 13, 2006

The Colouring Book

Stephen Andrews' work at the InterAmericas Space, Caribbean Contemporary Art (CCA7), Trinidad, West Indies

The Canada Council Artist in Residence, Stephen Andrews applies a clever method of transferring images on to paper. At a distance, these drawings look like halftone screen prints. His overlays of red, cyan and yellow
colour pencils are convincing enough to fool the viewer.

Colour drawings of car crashes

The ideas behind these drawings is to the show the death and its aftermath. In one of his drawings, a deer is stunned by the headlights of an approaching car. What happens next, we all know. These drawings is about the artist's fascination with its premised.

Highlighting the American war in Iraq by pencil rubbings

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