Alexis Jang's quiet yet playful paintings are meditations on the subconscious and the relationships one has with themselves and others around. Using lots of blues, depicting mostly night scenes with often solitary figures, her work is an illustration of the longing that one might feel when life stops spinning and pulls one into more of a serene headspace.
The artist's penchant and life-long curiosity of a womanhood also plays a big part thematically in her work. Seemingly lost in thought or caressed by light, these women are quietly taking up space and demand to exist as they are instead of making themselves more palatable for the world to see.
Images: Alexis Jang's studio. Portrait Alexis Jang
Alexis JangDreaming with my Hands Clutched May 19 - Jun 10, 2023Kutlesa is pleased to announce Dreaming with my Hands Clutched, a solo exhibition by South Korean artist Alexis Jang. The show comprises works that meditate on the delicate balance between wanting to be in a state of dreaming or hope and yet finding oneself in the clutches of reality. Alexis...Read more