Chris Wolston is a New York-based artist whose work explores the material vernacular of the modern-day in art furniture, and the fetishization of process. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Rhode Island School of Design, and a Fulbright grant to Colombia.
The Future Perfect was pleased to present an art exhibition by Chris Wolston at Casa Perfect Los Angeles on July 11th.
Like earlier collections, his ‘Forbidden Fruit’ modern art has a puzzle-like feel featuring a constellation of intricate motifs that come together to create an exuberant visual impact.
As in the past, Wolston’s new art furniture conveys his distinct narrative voice by employing sand-casted and mirror-polished aluminum pieces that are based on hand illustrations. The result is a compelling and tactile contemporary art design statement that continues to resonate with collectors and press.
Life in Colombia has informed several of Wolston’s recent art furniture collections. This art and design collection derives its sense of quixotic wonder when his interest in ancient influences is juxtaposed with postmodern production. This wholly original aesthetic vernacular offers the bolder a quixotic and slightly instinctual translation.
Using Wolston’s freeform aluminum process, the table, for instance, evinces Wolston’s maturation as an artisan and furniture maker. With its unapologetic ‘wild Tropicana’ approach, the art furniture collection also epitomizes Wolston’s fearlessness as an artist and ability to surprise and delight.