The New Contemporary Art Magazine

Tag: Paul Cristina

Combining oils, charcoal, and paper mounted on panel, Paul Cristina crafts riveting and disconcerting figurative portraits. Though he uses drawing as his foundational practice, the process of creating these works is one of both deconstruction and reconstruction. The above work is currently featured in a group show at Booth Gallery.
Paul Cristina’s arresting works use charcoal, acrylics, and oils on paper mounted on the canvas. The Cleveland-born, self-taught artists evolved his style from the study of books, music, films, photographs, and people he's encountered. The artist is currently based in Charleston, S.C.

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