Erik Parker is active/lives in New York, Texas. Erik Parker is known for paintings of dots, paisleys, yin-yang, anthropomorphically shaped squiggles and splats..
Art No Longer Racing at the Speed of Art, Exhibition Review, "Art & Design," The New York Times, By Carol Kino, March 20, 2009
ERIK PARKER says he has never taken a class in color theory. “I just like things to be charged and relentless,” he said as he showed a visitor around his studio in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
That is evident in his eye-popping new work, on view through this Saturday at Paul Kasmin Gallery in Chelsea, where Mr. Parker is having his first New York paintings show since 2005.
Each of the 11 works in the exhibition presents a head or body that seems to have accreted from tiny, carefully wrought, vividly colored elements: dots, paisleys, yin-yang shapes, anthropomorphically shaped squiggles and s ... Displaying 750 of 8418 characters.