Size: 30"W x 24"H x 0.75"D
Year Created: 2018
Ready to Hang
The Narratives collection explores tension and mistranslation. Byexaggerating drama and theatrics with a reductive rendering that emulates cartoon for its 2-dimensionality, the painting pacifies an otherwise intense and fierce emotion into a comicical relief, as a vague homage to early classical theatre and its underlying philosophies.
Julius Bautista is a Filipino-American Chicago based visual artist and USMC veteran passionate about science, psychology, and philosophy. Since pursuing a BFA at the University of Illinois at Chicago, he has worked in various artist collectives with the goal of increasing accessibility to the arts. His work, a contemporary mix of creative influences, has shown in galleries nationwide. His portfolio can be found at juliusdcbautista.com.