This RUN is signed by JM Rizzi and includes an Original Artwork Letter of Provenance from 1xRUN.
ABOUT THIS ART:
“Ours are tense times. Eyes closed, I surrender to the slipstream, skate the wake of an energetic flow that never stops. This series of works on paper marks a more sophisticated experiment with abstract motifs. The aluminum of an airplane and regal gold all ripple and tangle like eddies punctuated by crimson. The final act—amalgamating metallic hues with wiry black lines that interrogate the delineation between positive and negative space. Visually interpreting the tacit sensation of human history’s everlasting propulsion.”
ABOUT JM Rizzi:
JM Rizzi’s ceaselessly self-elaborating body of work skips, slides, and glides across surfaces, leaving polished paintings in its wake. The artist’s creations illustrate his own stream of consciousness while striking a profound resonance with viewers. Rizzi came of age in New York City during the transformative 1990s. His creative journey sprouted from the Lower East Side’s grittier days with a looping trail of spray paint that caught a life of its own and never looked back. The artist’s practice transcends the subcultures that nourished his creatively formative years. His paintings ask questions only to answer them moments later—an animated conversation between positive and negative space facilitated by rhythm.
Spontaneity serves as his greatest tool for exploration. Through trial and error, he chips away at the mundane, mining for light bulb moments. Rizzi began to experiment when he started studying at SVA, combining graffiti’s ethos with an ever-expanding oeuvre of artistic inspirations culled out of curiosity rather than clout. His greatest inspirations arise from abstract expressionists like Franz Kline, Helen Frankenthaler, and Cy Twombly, all artists who held spontaneity in high esteem. Their sensibilities bolster Rizzi’s deep belief in the profound value of a moment.
Beyond skateboarding and graffiti, Rizzi also considers nature a powerful inspiration, ironic given his urban origins. Today he lives in Dallas, Texas amongst a landscape that always proves surprising. Birds unexpectedly court in his backyard, where he watches the sunset tinge the shifting clouds to create new gradients and shades. He emulates this spontaneity, driving at a standard beyond human dominion.
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