Alex Yudzon, painter
BROOKLYN, NY

Alex is originally from the former USSR, but now lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. Having a diverse cultural background, his work combines a variety of influences and ideas. Russia is a country with a rich history of decorative, textiles and ornamental design, his work has come to juxtapose many of these traditional patterns and symbols with a contemporary subject matter based on photographic imagery. In this way, one can argue his paintings and drawings stand at a cultural and aesthetic crossroads. By combining the decorative and folk with the fine arts, the works serves to both raise questions about the manner in which these practices have been historically separated, as well as to comment on his own continuing process of cultural assimilation. Alex was a classmate of Hans’ at Pratt and received his BFA from Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, England. He has exhibited shows in Miami, New York, Tel Aviv, and London.



Figure on a Boat
2008
55"x74" | Oil on Canvas



Painting 2
2007
41"x58.5" | Oil on Canvas



Transmission
2009
15"x12" | Oil on Canvas



Boys Next Door
2007
64"x73" | Oil on Canvas




Untitled (Family Tree)
2008
63" x 72" | Oil on Canvas




Impossible Cloud 9
2007
32" x 40" | Pen and Ink on Paper




Magic Mountain 15
2007
32" x 40" | Pen and Ink on Paper




Lake with Branches
2009
24" x 29" | Oil on Canvas





Figure Climbing A Hill
2009
20" x 16" | Oil on Canvas





3 Houses
2009
37" x 48" | Oil and ink on canvas





Seven Astronauts
2010
70" x 63" | Oil on canvas






Astronaut 3
2010
16" x 12" | Oil on canvas






The Monument 2
2010
70" x 63" | Oil on canvas






Cosmonaut
2010
22" x 18" | Oil on canvas