James Warren - Fine Artist

James Warren

Chico, CA - United States

 
 
 

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James Warren

Chico, CA - United States

James Warren - Fine Artist

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I am a street-level artist in Chico, and a BFA graduate from CSU-Chico. Build-up of entropy...order from disorder...higher, 'low brow' work...what else? My main website with statements is Coldiron Arts at http://2-james-warren.artistwebsites.com/ it's www.coldironarts.com

I can present somewhat of a sarcastic sense in some work, but I am included in the intellectual self reflection. I have witnessed my share of circumstantial and social ugliness, and, so, do sometimes make work that is intended as homage-to-beauty. This is counter to the main trend of academic and perceived-as-relevant art that is often abject or political in nature. Equality, fecundity, de-colonialism, neo-colonialism, self-determination, practical eroticism and assertion are significant trends.

Art figure models are all 18 years old or older with edit & release paperwork signed. Art models demonstrate creative courage to begin the transformative processes of figurative expression. Geopolitical and economic class constructs still suggest that labeling people according to ethnicity, race, national origin and gender are important, but I'd much prefer to do do away with that as much as I can in my art. Each person is a person, first, and not a representation of a labeled stereotype. I do, sometimes, use descriptive terms on my art in order to compete in the marketplace, but am seeking to describe people by additional, non-political terms.

Prints using combined vintage photos and my own digital photos are sums of raw art materials in re-contextualization. These types of compositions more formally might be seen as derivative-works-for-the-present-generation-and-marketplace. My input as an artist is to choreograph the disparate images into one picture plane, where no one photo carries the whole meaning of the new work. Vintage photos are, essentially, materials re-evaluated in meaning and aesthetic for contemporary display. Use of vintage photos might be met by the following concerns: 1. Reformatted from film print to digital scan 2. Only a percentage of a new composition 3. Not presented in their initial contexts 4. Images are in personal collection 5. Do not solely carry the full intellectual meaning of a new composition 6. Aspect ratio is changed, in some instances 7. Display new characteristics due to time and previous curation 8. Images used may be only extant examples 9. Presented in different scale than the originals.

These new compositions are, essentially, copyrightable, derivative compilations using public domain works without any known publication and reproduction restrictions. The public domain images retain their current status. Including my own design and images in these compositions strengthens the depth of 'new composition/compilation/derivative work.'

Artist at litratista sa Chico, California. Artist at litratista sa Chico, California. ศิลปินและช่างภาพในชิโก, แคลิฟอร์เนีย
Artist thiab yees duab nyob rau Chico, California. Artiste et photographe Chico, Californie. Чико, Калифорни мужийн Зураачид болон гэрэл зурагчин.

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Gone Done Either Way 2015 by James Warren

 

Amnesiac Equilibrium 2015 by James Warren

 

Seed - Eradicating Seeds 2015 by James Warren

 

Promised Righteous Flaws Of Water - Panther 2015 by James Warren

 

Eve's Voice In Amber 2015 by James Warren

 

Reproduced Inferior Portions By Law 2015 by James Warren

 

Flash-formed Recall 2015 by James Warren

 

Retreat Of Never - Action Or Thing 2015 by James Warren

 

Future Mother Earth Reminds Sun 2010 by James Warren

 

Iteration Of Seduction 2015 by James Warren

 

Follow That Feminine Signal 2015 by James Warren

 

Atmospheric Prison 2015 by James Warren

 

Evasion Into Revision Is Your Best Bet 2015 by James Warren

 

Origins Of Evaluations 2015 by James Warren

 

Horizon Fraction 2015 by James Warren

 

It's My Tones And Silence Which Are The Panes 2015 by James Warren

 

Nano Tick Hungry For Prey 2015 by James Warren

 

You're Proud Of The Pain Your Pride Provides 2015 by James Warren

 

Worn Light 2015 by James Warren

 

Shadow's Fatigue 2015 by James Warren

 

8th Day's Passion 2015 by James Warren

 

Dusk Phoenix Never Meets Dawn Phoenix 2015 by James Warren

 

Land Wears Symbols Newer Than Others 2015 by James Warren

 

Re-disappearance Of Spirited Body 2010 by James Warren

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