Photograph of Artist PATRICIA BENITEZ
PATRICIA BENITEZ
North Bergen, New Jersey - United States



Original Artworks (2)

Patricia Benitez; Cervidae, 2012, Original Painting Oil, 4 x 6 inches.
Patricia Benitez
Original Oil Painting, 2012
4 x 6 inches (10.2 x 15.2 cm)
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Patricia Benitez; Girl Next Door, 2012, Original Painting Oil, 4 x 12 inches. Artwork description: 241  The Uncanny Valley series takes it' s name from the hypothesis in the field of robotics which holds that when human replicas look and act almost, but not perfectly, like human beings, it causes a response of revulsion among human observers.  ...
Patricia Benitez
Original Oil Painting, 2012
4 x 12 inches (10.2 x 30.5 cm)
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Artist Statement

A slightly sadistic need to repulse fuels me. I work by manipulating darkness, anatomy, and mood. I distort the human body in ways that have caused reactions of disgust and discomfort. I present a darkened reality, which I force my viewers to face. I use my work as an expression of my desire to manipulate emotions, to perplex, to overwhelm....

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