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The Powerful and Dynamic Brushstrokes of Kent Williams

Kent Williams has built up a formidable reputation as a powerful contemporary painter. His is a bold realism with combined attributes of abstraction and neo-expressionistic sensibilities. His work is characterized by strong gestural forms combined with areas of arresting detail, rendered with rich dynamic brushwork.
Williams’ approach to his subjects is often subjective and intense. Whether through multi-figured compositional complexity and suggestive narrative, or with the straight-forward lone human form, there is often autobiographical narrative at play. Favorite models, friends, and the artist himself all play a role in the human story of his paintings.
Williams lives in Los Angeles. He has two sons, Kerig Sun and Ian Kai.

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Read what says about his artistic work, already presented on our tumblr artist from Australia - Loui Jover

My favorite materials to work with are ink and paper, I realize the question is specific about ‘material’ as in one but i see these two for me linked in a ying yang embrace so I count them as one entity. I like paper that does not necessarily come from an art shop, i appreciate found papers that have foxing or an aged character or old book pages from ruined books (i never damage a book that is in good condition i am a bibliophile and such an action would be anathema to me) I glue these together and make larger sheets to draw on. If art media and materials were an organic beast then i believe ‘ink’ would be its life blood. I could easily spend my entire life learning about the methods and diversity of this amazing liquid. I like it in its rawest form having to dip my implement such as a brush or nib pen into it and using it as thus. The brush loaded with ink offers a sensual rich dripping line while the pen a nervy fragile delicate one. Pure Indian ink and Sumi ink are my favorites.

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