Day of the Dead and Other Works

Day of the Dead and Other Works Sylvia Ji s haunting seductive and psychedelically tinged portrayals of women offer a whole new slant on femininity and blur the line between high and lowbrow art Ji says that her subjects are symbo

  • Title: Day of the Dead and Other Works
  • Author: Sylvia Ji
  • ISBN: 9780993337413
  • Page: 230
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Sylvia Ji s haunting, seductive and psychedelically tinged portrayals of women offer a whole new slant on femininity, and blur the line between high and lowbrow art Ji says that her subjects are symbolic reflections of herself and people she knows, or just nameless faces set in a landscape of fleeting and decaying beauty The dominant influence in her work is La CalaveraSylvia Ji s haunting, seductive and psychedelically tinged portrayals of women offer a whole new slant on femininity, and blur the line between high and lowbrow art Ji says that her subjects are symbolic reflections of herself and people she knows, or just nameless faces set in a landscape of fleeting and decaying beauty The dominant influence in her work is La Calavera Catrina, the iconic skeleton dame of Mexico s Day of the Dead celebrations, and her macabre, grotesque, yet glamorous take on the Sugar Skull tradition intermingles with gorgeously colorful images of elegant empresses, Native American tribeswomen, and Baroque beauties This retrospective monograph offers a lavish overview of an artist who draws inspiration from life and death to create highly charged and darkly exotic work.

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    About " Sylvia Ji "

  • Sylvia Ji

    Sylvia Ji was born in 1982, and raised by artistic parents in San Francisco, California Her interest in art was implanted at a very young age, when she would look through her mother s sketchbooks and watch her father paint Ji graduated with distinction in 2005 from the Academy of Art University of San Francisco with a Bachelors degree in traditional illustration, and had her first ambitious and successful solo show while still in her last year of school After graduating, she relocated to Los Angeles in 2005, where she currently resides.Ji s work has been featured in numerous gallery and museum exhibitions and art fairs worldwide She has been profiled in many publications, too, including Juxtapoz, Trace, and Mesh Magazine, and her painting Dona Dolorosa graced the cover of the LA Weekly for a feature story about Juxtapoz magazine s Laguna Museum retrospective, In The Land of Retinal Delights.

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