• Alex Gardner Paints Soft-Hued Scenes of Anonymous Avatars

    13 days ago - By Hypebeast

    Based in Long Beach, California, Alex Gardner is an artist most recognized for his textured oil paintings that feature faceless subjects set against intimate atmospheres. Amidst the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Gardner developed a new body of work that explores the discomfort of being bound to his studio through soft-hued compositions starring midnight-blue bodies in domestic spaces. In his process, the artist utilizes a satiny blue tone to create the figures' smooth forms. He mixes various shades with meticulous precision while applying paint onto the canvas in thin washes to develop a...
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