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Alexis Rockman

 (born 1962)
Alexis Rockman is active/lives in New York.  Alexis Rockman is known for mod still life, surreal and animal painting-environment.

Alexis Rockman

Based in New York City, Alexis Rockman creates botanical, insect, and mammal studies that create a dialogue between art and science. Many of his works are "creepy-crawly" perverse such as one of his better known pieces, "The Ecotourist" in 1997 that shows his own decaying body in the rain forest with exotic animals making off with his private body parts.

One of his paintings titled "The Farm," was reproduced on an electronic billboard on the corner of Lafayette and Houston streets in New York City, and Rockman said to generate a sophisticated image, he learned a lot about psychology and genetic engineering from Rob De Salle at the American Museum of Natural History. The work according to Rockman is designed for the "quick take" and o  ...  Displaying 750 of 2502 characters.

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About  Alexis Rockman

Born:  1962
Known for:  mod still life, surreal and animal painting-environment