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WHO IS THIS? NO 2

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Medium - Original Art: Oil on canvas - Original
Width (cm): 30
Height (cm): 30
Depth (cm): 4
Frame options: Not framed
Size: Small
Shape: Square
Colours:
White
Grey
Blue
Yellow
Natural
Type:
Oil
Subject:
People, Portraits & Figurative
Location: London & South East England

The WHO IS THIS? series was inspired by Photoshop’s Face Recognition. More often than not Photoshop isolates the correct face but sometimes it makes a wrong decision still asking the rather existential question: “Who is this?”. In some cases one can see why the mistake was made but in others it is rather difficult. In a sense they are portraits chosen by Photoshop. Each work can either be a triptych or a single painting. As a triptych it consists of the original photograph, a screen grab from Photoshop and one oil painting of what Photoshop thinks is a face. On the other hand 3 of the works were shown at the Discerning Eye 2016 exhibition simply as paintings without any reference to their origin. https://youtu.be/g0WE9Zf4k94

Ronis Varlaam
Ronis Varlaam

Ronis Varlaam has studied filmmaking at the London Film School and has produced and directed several documentaries for television, mainly Channel 4, U.K. Gradually his interests moved to art in general and now his practice includes painting, photography and videos. He is currently working on two series: The 'PAINTING' series and the 'WHO IS THIS?' series.

The 'PAINTING' series consists of paintings at the interface of opposites e.g. Abstract/Figurative, Subjective/Objective, Looking/Perceiving. It is an attempt to summarise all he has learned about painting.

The WHO IS THIS? series was inspired by Photoshop’s Face Recognition. More often than not Photoshop isolates the correct face but sometimes it makes a wrong decision still asking the rather existential question: “Who is this?”. In some cases one can see why the mistake was made but in others it is rather difficult. In a sense they are portraits chosen by Photoshop. Each work can either be shown as a triptych or a single painting. As a triptych it consists of the original photograph, a screen grab from Photoshop and one oil painting of what Photoshop thinks is a face. On the other hand 3 of the works were shown at the Discerning Eye 2016 exhibition simply as paintings without any reference to their origin.

Ronis Varlaam is both an abstract and representational painter and he believes in the primacy of painting. He has taken part in more than 30 exhibitions. He has been shortlisted for the Jerwood Drawing Prize 2015 and selected for the Creekside Open in 2011 and 2017, the Discerning Eye 2016 and National Open Art 2016.

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