By choosing to render these elements of the natural world, artists express their reverence while also marveling at how alien and fantastical these everyday subjects can be.
Whether the choice was driven by necessity or a desire to experiment with the unexpected, the resulting works have pushed the boundaries of what is considered art.
Interview: Hrishikesh Hirway
Between a hit music podcast, its television counterpart on Netflix and his role as a producer, Hrishikesh Hirway has his hands full. The musician and podcaster spoke with Platform about everything from what works of art he cherishes most to why he thinks of his podcast as a design project.
It often happens that we recall the spirit of a work of art more than the physical details of the work itself. Whether abstract or figurative, an artist's deft use of color, material, scale and form can craft an atmosphere all their own.
Marked by its textural elements, weaving is not only expressive but uniquely allows for the passing down of manual traditions that might otherwise be lost to time.
Whether abstract or figurative, an artist's deft use of color, material, scale and form can craft an atmosphere all their own.