ART TALKS WITH JULIA WESTERBEKE

By Kate Messinger for The Wild Magazine on September 30, 2014

The imagery is semi-abstract and biomorphic, inspired by science fiction and biological illustrations. I’m very interested in mixing fantasy and fact, so that each piece feels organic but also somewhat alien or otherworldly. The goal is a familiar-yet-foreign dynamic, which speaks to our complex relationship with nature and the body. Many of the works explore visceral materials and place an emphasis on texture...

Read more at:
http://thewildmagazine.com/blog/art-talks-with-julia-westerbeke/

For more about Julia Westerbeke's work, please visit her website at:
http://www.juliawesterbeke.com/

Image detail courtesy of Artist Julia Westerbeke and The Wild Magazine.

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