• Paper Constructions Confine Skeletons to Uncanny Spaces in Jason Limon's Paintings

    3 monthes ago - By Colossal

    “Cramped” (2022), acrylic on panel, 12 x 16 inches. All images © Jason Limon, shared with permission
    San Antonio-based artist Jason Limon conjures paper sculptures of 18th Century-style gowns, organs, and hollowed skulls with acrylic paint. The uncanny structures trap his recurring skeletal characters in cramped boxes and funhouse-esque constructions, where they attempt to disentangle themselves from their surroundings. Rendered in muted pigments, or what the artist calls “repressed tones,” the paintings utilize the anonymity and ubiquity of the bony figures to invoke emotional narratives...
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