According to the pictures , Jay West‘s anticipated exhibition entitled End of an Error was a success . With family and friends supporting him from the start , his imagery was slowly coming to life . Soon after Jay and four other artists we’re proclaimed winners , their artwork was then displayed on W.125th St.
His artwork displayed on W.125th St. was a shock . Though he never imagined walking up and down Harlem’s well-known street to find his artwork displayed , his competitive mindset helped him surpass his imagination .
Jay’s Earth-like piece is interesting because it could contain multiple meanings . Unfortunately for us , we may never know . Once you look past the artwork , the time and effort contributed to following his passion appears .
“I feel that my surroundings really influence my work as well . You’re always a product of your environment . It’s like , if you see gloomy skies and crackheads and gang violence . I could easily been sucked into that , but I took that , that backdrop , and made it like an influence . I made that and took it all and put it into an image or characters of my own . “ – Justin West
” The lair of empty Moet and Hennessy bottles is also the lair of the omnipotent gems of Jay West . “ – Clayborne Bujorian .
Nearing closer to his anticipated solo exhibit , the Pop Expressionist Justin West takes a few minutes from his work and progression to sit with L&L TV Production to speak about his history , and near future . Reigning from Harlem , New York , we’re given the almighty talents of your favorite artist’s artist . Not only has Mr.West had the opportunity to paint a lavish body in A$AP Rocky‘s music video , Wassup , his paintings are also featured in the backgrounds of Purple Swag and Get High . Some viewers tend to attach his artwork to the big names he works with. Both artists have high standards to represent their work in the best way possible tends to recieve mixed emotions .
” It kinda just recognizes real , it just meets , it just works . “ – Jay West
With renaissance style paintings inspiring his skill and effort , his paintings never fail to come to life . Although there’s a lack of humans in his famous pieces , wolves and robots tend to cover his canvas’ . Yes , wolves and robots . The symoblic meaning of his choice of characters can only be found with the urge to learn .
His upcoming show , End of an Error on May 26th is similar to a double entendre of Damien Hirst‘s exhibit entitled End of an Era . The majority of his paintings and a possibility of select few drawings will be present . Although my presence won’t be felt , it will . Don’t forget to mark your calendars . If you’re around the NYC area , make sure to stop-by and make an appearance at the Sara Nightingale Gallery .
Author : @See_Bujorian .
With Jay’s solo exhibit around the corner , it was only proper for him to preview a piece . Although this is the first we’ve seen of his most recent work , now we have a correct judgement upon how this show will alleviate our patience .
According to Jay himself , this is just the beginning .
Be sure to find a way to Mr.West’s anticipated solo exhibit entitled End of an Error on May 28th .