Cara Thayer and Louie Van Patten’s Confrontational Paintings of Intimacy

by Nastia VoynovskayaPosted on

Using a collaborative oil painting process, Cara Thayer and Louie Van Patten create artworks that explore the poignant power of the human touch. In these works, hands and fingers are the protagonists — they have the power to make us squirm with discomfort and insecurity or long for a gentle caress. Thayer and Van Patten’s compositions zoom in on various details of the body, presenting a form of intimacy that can be sensual and unsettling at the same time. Take a look at some of their artworks below.

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