Friday, February 21, 2014
You know how some art just speaks to you? I saw a painting by Brooklyn artist Allyson Smith on some blog or other, and I was immediately interested. Turns out her site is full of work I like even more than the first. She works in a few modes; there's some sculpture in the mix, as well as drawing/painting/collage combinations that include portraits and abstract composition. I can't even say exactly what I like so much—the geometry? the colors? the prettiness with an edge? the rough contrasting with smooth?—but her work seems really smart.