Photograph of Artist JUSTIN LUIS DIAZ
JUSTIN LUIS DIAZ
New York, New York - United States



Original Artworks (4)

Justin Luis Diaz; End Out Renzou Mode, 2006, Original Mixed Media, 96 x 12 inches. Artwork description: 241  End- Out Renzou Mode is a curved masonite panel that spans the ninety degree corner of two walls. Its eight foot width enables it to encompass the viewer's entire field of view. It is a combination of both expressive custom formulated enamel ink marks and Japanese ...
Justin Luis Diaz
Original Mixed Media, 2006
96 x 12 inches (243.8 x 30.5 cm)
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Justin Luis Diaz; Anthology I, 2007, Original Artistic Book, 26 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241  Anthology I is a hanging hand- bound artist's book of 20 custom formulated enamel ink drawings on acid free tracing paper, bound within a split dowel. The transparency allows for the visual weight of the later pages impact the surface page's composition. The low placement ...
Justin Luis Diaz
Original Artistic Book, 2007
26 x 24 inches (66.0 x 61.0 cm)
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Justin Luis Diaz; Burden II, 2007, Original Mixed Media, 36 x 144 inches. Artwork description: 241  Burden II is a large mylar hanging scroll. In most forms of printmaking, the initial image produced by the artist is reversed preemptively or as a result of the printing process. Though not actually printed, the process of this scroll's completion alludes to this process as ...
Justin Luis Diaz
Original Mixed Media, 2007
36 x 144 inches (91.4 x 365.8 cm)
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Justin Luis Diaz; Imperator, 2007, Original Mixed Media, 72 x 96 inches. Artwork description: 241  Imperator is a slightly larger than human scale composition of nine painted, raised, and mounted, hand- cut marks in various media including custom mixed enamel inks and acrylic.  ...
Justin Luis Diaz
Original Mixed Media, 2007
72 x 96 inches (182.9 x 243.8 cm)
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Artist Statement

Printmaker Justin Luis Diaz's work confronts the struggles of creating and preserving the unique and fleeting artist's mark through concerns and limitations specific to the medium of printmaking. Woodcut prints, reversed paintings on assorted translucent surfaces, artist books, wood carvings and textured enamel inks are some of the modes Diaz inhabits within his widely varied practice. Through these modes, Diaz pulls from a vast pool of imagery, ranging anywhere from enduring themes of nature or non-objective abstract expressionism, to fleeting imagery referencing Japanese robots, Anime, or human anatomy. Diaz's work may be found in various collections and he has exhibited nationally in Los Angeles and New York City....

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