LIFE by Sophisticated Youth

Artist – James Roper

Posted on: May 27, 2009

Enjoy the work of James Roper…

His paintings remind me of a Marvel comic book:

“The construction of each painting fuses disparate images from a variety of sources such as fashion magazines, animation stills, comics, the Internet as well as my own photo’s and drawings. I predominantly choose images and try to create forms which I feel register a visual ‘peak shift’, a term given to the phenomena of ‘neurological attraction’ that appears in both humans and animals to an extreme characterisation of an object. Peak shift has been suggested by the neuroscientist V.S. Ramachandran as one of the ’10 universal laws of art’.” – James Roper

via: flylyf / James Roper

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