Keith Johnston is active/lives in New York. Keith Johnston is known for minimalist mixed media.
Biography Keith Johnston
Keith Johnston's minimalist works are spare, tonal arrangements of
light and dark forms, with tentative whispers of drawings. He
conceives the work on wood panel in encaustic, which is often scraped
and reapplied, and then adds graphite. There are no preliminary
sketches. He wants "to see the marking's of the artist's hand,
the process of spontaneity, the economy—where subtlety, pitch, line or
blocking, with the slightest of movement, can completely alter the
work." The simplicity of his paintings reflects this vision by the
inherent significance attached to each line, shape or form, given the
minimalist quality of the work.
His choice to use black and
white intensifies the importance of line, form and compositi
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