Artist profile: Blackerton

Blackerton’s acrylic works seem to come from a parallel California.

 

 

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Sixteen hyper-meringue portraits of Shiva’s bull fill a wall like headshots at an otherworldly talent agency. Dinosaurs and pistols manifest in desertscapes with equal gravity-levity. Celestial beasts wheel thoughtfully through the night sky, as simultaneously numinous and affable as the rest of his cast.

See an overview of Blackerton’s work here. Read my interview with him here.