Sharing Tuesday: The Art of Katherine Ace

MINSTREL by Katherine Ace

MINSTREL

 

I love these posts as they’re forcing me to look for things that you hopefully haven’t seen, and this way you’ll also get a peek into my inspirations.

 

CUPID AND PSYCHE AT REST by Katherine Ace

CUPID AND PSYCHE AT REST

 

Today, I present the art of Katherine Ace. I came upon her art through someone’s tumblr, which is always a nice way of discovering new artists.

 

DOLPHIN CORAL by Katherine Ace

DOLPHIN CORAL

 

Katherine Ace is a painter and most of her work is still life and figurative. She reminds me a bit of Frida Kahlo as she uses some similar imagery, but in a very different way. She is obviously inspired by art history as there are many well-known paintings referenced directly or indirectly in her work.

 

AVIARY by Katherine Ace

AVIARY

 

MAY-SEED by Katherine Ace

MAY-SEED

 

LOVE AND COMPANIONSHIP by Katherine Ace

LOVE AND COMPANIONSHIP

 

THE KISS by Katherine Ace

THE KISS

 

BRILLIANT WINGS by Katherine Ace

BRILLIANT WINGS

 

ISLAND by Katherine Ace

ISLAND

 

PAPER GARDEN by Katherine Ace

PAPER GARDEN

 

IN THE WILDS by Katherine Ace

IN THE WILDS

 

On her page, she writes: “I am interested in complex story telling using cultural  myths and histories that reach back into our collective and personal pasts. Figures and still life figures evolve as open ended metaphors for concepts and environments that are themselves also metaphors, and therefore fold – like fabric, time, or paint – back in on themselves. Like a poem, a painting is a surface. The depth is in the surface (oddly). It sort of dawns on you – like the way one remembers a dream sometimes, in fragments that float up all through the day, assembling themselves oddly, disturbingly… ”

 

CURVES OF JULIET by Katherine Ace

CURVES OF JULIET

 

COLLECTION by Katherine Ace

COLLECTION

 

THE CALL by Katherine Ace

THE CALL

 

To check out more of her work, go here.

 

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