December 1 through February 3
As Grammy Award winning artist Jason Newsted says, “I shifted from crazy colorful music to crazy colorful pictures.” Beginning to make visual artseriously in 2004, Newsted manipulates canvases and upcycles ordinary materials. He imagines landscapes and figures that come to light froman unlimited color palate. His figures seem otherworldly and evoke a sense of frenetic emotion and in some of his work he has been influenced by Outsider Art. Newsted also works with words and layers. Using both hands, he scrawls out names or phrases and then layers paint to cleverly disguise them from the viewer. At times he twists and turns the canvas repeatedly, painting and painting, until he obtains his desired effect. Heavily influenced later by the great masters of modern art, Newsted has found his niche and an expressionistic awareness of contemporary art. Nick Korniloff curated this exhibition.
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Inside His Jupiter Studio
Recently, art&culture‘s Michelle Lee Ribeiro recently met with Jason Newsted for a tour of his local studio. Get a glimpse into his process, learn what brought him to The Palm Beaches and see a preview of some of his artwork that may be on display at the Cultural Council. *Also featuring exclusive bonus content not found in the magazine. Read the article online »
In Depth with Jason Newsted
On January 8 at The Colony Hotel in Palm Beach, we sat down with Jason Newsted as part of our Culture & Cocktails series.