A Beautiful Abstraction

A representation of my love for fine art and photography brought together, depicting how I see the world and the people around me.                                               

Featuring: Austin Willis

Presented by

United Photo Industries

Curated by

James Estrin and David Gonzalez, Co-Editors of the New York Times Lens Blog

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Additional Support by

FOCUS CAMERA

‘A Beautiful Abstraction’ strives to express how I see the world around me and the beauty in unseen places. My work explores the blending together of different mediums, such as photography and painting, to ultimately seek a tranquil balance of humanity and abstraction.

ARTIST BIO

Austin J. Willis was born in Hayward, California in 1993. He now lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.

PROGRAMMING

[ OTHER EmergiCubes ]

The New Scots

Presented by: Emily Macinnes

Presented by United Photo Industries

"The New Scots" explores the integration of Syrian refugees into Scotland as they are relocated to populated, urban centers and small, remote islands.Featuring: Emily M...
MORE

The New Gold

Presented by: Andres Millan

Presented by United Photo Industries

This work explores the relationship between man and his environment, generating dialogue on extinction and exploitation. Featuring: Andres MillanPresented by United...
MORE
A series of portraits of undocumented Mexican immigrant women who came to live in New York City in their youth and over time, became grandmothers. Yet after many years, they remained invisible and undocumented. The portraits are taken in their homes, focusing on how they want to show themselves in their intimate places. Thus the result of the work is a window into their relationship to space and environment wherein their own decorations become the symbolic recreation of culture, memory and ownership of a place beyond the border.

Abuelas: Portraits of The Invisible Grandmothers

Presented by: Cinthya Santos Briones

Presented by United Photo Industries

"Abuelas" is a series of portraits of undocumented Mexican immigrant women who came to live in New York City in their youth and, over time, became grandmothers. The por...
MORE