Jacob Newey
Artist/
Painter

Jacob Newey

Painter

Bio

Jacob Newey is an abstract photographer focusing on distressed urban surfaces. His goal is to extract and highlight beauty in the entropic process, as man’s artifices start the jour-ney back to the perfect order of nature.
As we navigate through our urban environments, our brains constantly categorize a myri-ad of shapes, colours & textures as symbols. Often, we only notice the superficial meaning of these symbols and move on – that’s a sign, that’s a car, that’s a road. He aims to strip the symbology from these ordinary items in order to access the simple joy of form without function.
The artist tries to achieve a painterly effect for his images, to present the framed surface as a unique work of art for the enjoyment of the viewer.

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