Lisa Kokin

Lisa Kokin

For button fans (like myself) Lisa Kokin’s work will appeal as she creates images from buttons and found objects. On her site she describes her work as:

“Every button is stitched to its neighbor to form a low-tech pixilated composition. Up close each piece is an abstract mélange of colors and shapes; the further back one stands the more decipherable the image becomes. This interplay between abstraction and representation intrigues me. It is as though I am painting with buttons, building my palette as I go along, adding and subtracting until the interplay of colors and forms coalesces into a coherent image.”


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