Benjamin Edwards is active/lives in District Of Columbia, Iowa. Benjamin Edwards is known for high colored abstract cityscape painting, found objects, teaching.
Biography Benjamin Edwards
Benjamin Edwards creates paintings of fictional semi-urban environments combine web graphics, scrambled logos, and the actual layouts of various corporations' headquarters as elements for his fantastical cityscapes. His series of Republic paintings makes liberal use of the detritus of marketing language, creating structures and locations that seem to have drifted back to the present from a cold, capitalist afterlife.
Here, Edwards discusses the origins of the Republic paintings.
"In the summer of 2001 as I was completing work for my first solo exhibition in New York, I began thinking about a more expansive project than what I had done to date. I felt that my paintings and projects were too conceptually specific to time and pl
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