John Isaacs


presented by TRAVESIA CUATRO



Born 1968 in Lancaster, England, U.K.



John Isaacs' work encompasses many different media, though much of it has origins in sculpture. The artist continually redefines his style, moving seamlessly through installation, sculpture, photography, film, painting and drawing.


Isaacs' pieces always inspire contemplation, and contain a thread of mystical wonder and brutish reality. Through his often humorous mixing of appealing optimism with abject pessimism, Isaacs examines our historically and culturally determined conventions. In so doing, the artist makes no distinctions between high and low, finding instead that all things have their root in the same base instincts.



John Isaacs, Here is an empty kiss, 2009, glazed ceramic, 100 x 70 x 25 cm
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