September 27, 2022


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The Aquatic and Terrestrial Life of Southern California


#weather crisis
#Jon Ching
#oil painting

August 22, 2022

Grace Ebert

“King Tide.” All images © Jon Ching, courtesy of Beinart Gallery, shared with permission

Los Angeles-dependent artist Jon Ching imagines the fantastic prospects of melding Earth’s flora and fauna, rendering strange creatures with mushroom feathers and striped tulip fins. His most recent oil paintings, which are on perspective this drop in Habitat at Beinart Gallery, increase this desire in hybridity by mixing aquatic, aerial, and terrestrial organisms and their environments.

Maritime ecosystems seem in several of the items, together with cacti and succulents indigenous to Ching’s residence in southern California. In “King Tide,” for illustration, growing water techniques a cockatoo with plant-like plumage, and “Acclimate” depicts two eco-friendly parrots perched on aloe growing beneath the floor. Each do the job envisions how unique ecologies could converge and references nature’s resilience, the local climate disaster, and the rising requirement of adapting to a switching globe.

Ching’s solo present Habitat runs from September 11 to Oct 2 in Melbourne. Prints and stickers are accessible in his store, and you can observe his latest performs on Instagram.




Remaining: “Hygge.” Proper: “Think Tank”

“Double Vision”

“Flash Point”

Left: “Jungle Health club.” Right: “Neogenesis”

“Long Game”

#local climate crisis
#Jon Ching
#oil portray


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