Artist Zach Johnsen Packs His Artwork with Violent Images

By: Gil Haddi - Published: Feb 11, 2013 • References: zachjohnsen & unknowneditors.tumblr
Full of power struggles and destruction, the violent images prevalent in Zach Johnsen's work evokes strong feelings of passion and strength for the viewers.

Often leaving the background blank, the artist focuses all of his energy and concentration on the central image, generally people or animals, surrounded by clusters of color and detail. The subjects seem to explode off of the canvas, jumping out at the viewer with an intense rage and determination that is both intimidating and empowering. The abstract and surreal imagery encourages those with an active imagination to interpret an impacting narrative, making this series particularly enjoyable for those who appreciate artwork that evokes empowering emotions.

The violent images of Zach Johnsen's paintings add interest to the overall artwork and can create powerful moments for viewers. Stats for Power-Provoking Paintings Trending: Older & Chilly
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