Zijin Miao

  • Austin Lee, Self Portrait, 2016, Flashe acrylic on canvas, 20 x 20".
    picks December 12, 2016

    Austin Lee

    In The Shoe Wearers (all works 2016), two lines of 3-D-printed, hand-painted sculptures queue along the sides of the entrance stairs to the rest of Austin Lee’s current exhibition at BANK’s new semi-basement venue. The show’s sculptural touch provides clues about the artist’s interest in humanizing digital materials. Lee transfers iPad sketches to canvas via airbrush and paintbrush, involving his hand in compositional shifts even while preserving the initial sense of the digital generated by drawing applications. Paintings such as Light Weight, involve 3-D-modeling software that fully enables