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Stretched Canvas

Modern Lines

Contemporary White

Classical Baroque

Unframed print

Joe Bieschke, Indianapolis, IN
Member Since November 2009
Artist Statement My art is about oppositional forces. A combination of the real and the surreal comprise the subjects and settings of my work. I work in both painterly and draughtsman-like techniques, and use these seemingly contrasting approaches to lend visual tension to each piece. Finished pieces tend to still appear raw and uncompromising, as I try to show the thought processes and hypotheses that I’ve struggled with throughout the piece, presenting the research as the finished product. I view the piece as a working equation, as my thought processes and experimentation combined to create a visual solution. By utilizing internal conflict, juxtaposing medium, scale, and subject, I force the viewer to not only view, but to think. By contrasting scale within one particular piece, I’ve taken a subtle surface of an everyday object and transformed it into the environment of a distant and alien world. In another piece, I’ve reinvented a classic religious motif and icon for modern times. In my work, I like to leave the viewer with more questions than answers, which keeps the work fresh and intriguing, inspiring a unique outlook from each viewer. Most recently, exploring the ideas of transhumanism and technological progress has come to the forefront of my work. I draw inspiration from these elements, and form artwork for a technologically obsessed modern society, progressing and multiplying at breakneck speed.

I work in many mediums, including oils, watercolors, and charcoal, and create in any size from 2" x 3" to mural sized. I can be reached via email at joebieschke@gmail.com. I am always interested in commissions and freelancing opportunities. Thanks for viewing!


Product No 2710398
Subjects Architecture, Fantasy Architecture, Figurative, People
Style Fine Art
Tags Bieschke, Joe, architecture, bieschke, human, landscape, media, mixed, skeleton, surreal