Skip to content

Glitter and Vegas

Obsessing over these amazing artworks by Johnny Niesche shown recently at Minerva, Sydney as part of his ‘Vegas Can Be’ exhibition.

Jonny Niesche is an Australian painter who studied at Sydney College of the Arts, completing his BVA in 2008. This body of work is a crazy mix of minimalism with kitsch elements, it is crafty yet so refined.

Believe it or not, the paintings I have featured below are actually made from graduating layers of glitter! Their surface sparkles and shimmers attracting the viewer like a bower bird, while mesmerizing them by creating an optical illusion. I am also digging that neon edging, the combination of the two is all so Vegas in the most spectacular kind of way!








One Comment Post a comment
  1. yvette mundell #

    No way glitter? That is so cool and very original. I want to see this. They look amazing.

    May 14, 2014

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: