Bar Code II: Lateral Shift (2008) Acrylic on canvas
Alexandrian Quartet (2001), Acrylic on canvas
Jack Whitten has been painting for over 50s from his early work influenced by De Kooning in the 60s to recent work influenced by contemporary technology such as e-stamps and smartphones. His current work involves pieces cast acrylic paint which are collaged onto canvas using a mosaic-like method.
Niall de Buitléar’s small paintings, built from intricate concentric patterns, are geometric but also suggestive of organic processes. They equate to the world outside: complex and orderly but also contingent and unpredictable. Their handmade precision makes them visually fascinating. You could quite happily live with any one of them and never tire of it.
Lance Wyman is a designer specialising in branding and wayfinding systems. He is best known for the branding of the 1968 Mexico Olympics. Other projects include the Mexico City Metro System (above) and the identity and signage for the Minesotta Zoo (pictured below).
Below is a video of a talk Wyman gave about his work at the Walker Arts Centre.