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GEOMETRY ON OUTDOOR SETTINGS BY ANDREW FARIS

by Ariadna Zierold

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American artist Andrew Faris uses acrylic paint on canvas to render minimalist, abstract artworks, then sets them within rural outdoor settings and photographs the outcome.

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Juxtaposed against cool panoramas, Faris’ paintings seem like portals to a digital world. Recalling the geometric abstraction of Frank Stella, the bold, colorful pieces sharply contrast their serene and snowy settings, tricking the eye into thinking they’re virtually fabricated.

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