Monday, October 26, 2009
Ryan has been described as a modern folk artist. However having a formal education in art should bar him from that designation. That doesn't revoke the fact that he creates really compelling images. His almost Mr Potatohead like characters have a great accessibility to them, while also being very texturally and tonally complex. I think that Paul Klee or a 5 yr old could appreciate them on the same level.
Check them out here.