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Art History Pixelated: New Paintings by SVA Alumnus Adam Lister

From Yatzer: “Adam Lister’s new print series, ‘Art History 101’ is an insightful look into the collective memory of culture and arts through a modern lens.

Adam Lister studied at New York’s School of Visual Arts where he graduated in 2003. Through his work, he found a way to explore his love for 8-bit graphics by creating watercolours with pixel-like shapes. Previously, he explored figures from popular culture with his digital stylings, representing characters from the television and movie world. These include portraits of ‘Star Wars’ characters like Yoda and Princess Leia, and scenes from ‘The Godfather.’ Now Lister has moved towards the topic of art history, which is something he holds a deep passion and respect for.

‘Art History 101’ deconstructs popular artworks throughout history and represents them as minimal watercolours with pixelated forms…” (For the full story and more images, click here)

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