Monday, December 17, 2012

BILL JENSEN


Bill Jensen (1945-) is a Williamsburg, Brooklyn-based painter, represented by Cheim & Read in New York.


Originally from Minneapolis, Jensen started his artistic career by airbrushing sweatshirts with monster motifs in high school.


He is now well-known for his abstract canvases, characterized by layer after layer of oil on linen.

"It's more alchemy than craft.  I think that one of my responsibilities is to uncover the energies that material possesses." --Bill Jensen

I'm wearing an H&M dress, Falke tights, K* shoes, and a suede Lauren Merkin clutch.

[Photos by @kay_elle_pea;
Jensen images from cheimread.com and tumblr.com.]

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