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Alex Gardner

Born in 1987, Los Angeles, United States

Lives and works in Long Beach, United States

Overview

Alex Gardner (b.1987, Los Angeles, USA) is a figure painter working in acrylic to make intense and memorable scenes.  He finds meaning, artistic and emotional value in the human figure, which he depicts in a minimalist manner, often through a powerful contrast between the dark skin and white clothing, with no environment to reveal a certain context but rather a mood, inspired by real life experiences.   Alex’s paintings have a cold, surreal feeling upon first glance but as one engages the work f...Read more