jan jansen shoe treasures

a group of artists from around the world was asked to honor the work of revered footwear designer jan jansen for a show in amsterdam. ray's entry focused on the baroque elements of jansen's work as a starting point for a new approach to baroque embellishment.

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process picture

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view of the final "structural baroque" piece

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view of the final "structural baroque" piece

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detail view of the final "structural baroque" piece

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detail view of the final "structural baroque" piece showing the inner reflective textile

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rotation view of the final "structural baroque" piece

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hello kitty 40th anniversary

ray was one of the artists selected to participate in sanrio's 40th anniversary art exhibition. for his piece he broke hello kitty down to her basic elements and re-arranged them algorithmically, and finally realized the piece in graphic tape and clear file folders

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ray's piece in process

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ray's piece in process

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ray's piece in process

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ray's piece in process

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ray with his completed piece at the MDP gallery in nakameguro, tokyo

nanjo house @ bigakko

a group art show curated by fumitoshi nanjo inside "bigakko", an art school in jimbocho, tokyo. ray created a portrait on one of the windows out of graphic tape and clear file folders

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ray's piece in process

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ray's piece in process

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ray's completed piece "head IV"

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"head IV" along with one of the performance artists

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exhibition view

genereight show

one of three artists whose work was selected to show at the "genereight" show in shibuya, tokyo

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interior exhibition view

tainted urbanism

a group art exhibition curated by ray in response to the 3/11 earthquake & tsunami in tohoku, japan

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ray's piece in process

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ray's entry:

"citified"
various paints, inks, glues, and varnishes on found wood and partially burned
85 x 50cm

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ray's entry:

"citified" (detail)
various paints, inks, glues, and varnishes on found wood and partially burned
85 x 50cm

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ray's entry:

"citified" (detail)
various paints, inks, glues, and varnishes on found wood and partially burned
85 x 50cm

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ray's entry:

"citified" (detail)
various paints, inks, glues, and varnishes on found wood and partially burned
85 x 50cm

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all artwork by ray horacek except where otherwise noted.
© copyright 2003-2018 ray horacek. all rights reserved.

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