The Morgan Blair portfolio features a stunning collection of paintings that rely on color and meticulously constructed shapes to infuse the viewer with a sense of otherworldliness, sometimes made out of familiar artistic images like the American flag or the Yin Yang.
Blair is a Brooklyn-based artist who is blessed with the stunning ability to create art that excels at the fundamentals while retaining a labyrinth-like appeal. She is skilled at blending shapes, sizes and logos to establish a tapestry that is alluring, disorienting and fascinating.
The Morgan Blair portfolio features many images imbued with outlandish and bold colors, each exuding a kind of hazy, psychedelic feel that gives the viewer a sense of carefree hedonism, despite the formal structure of the painting.
My favorite image in the Morgan Blair portfolio features effervescent bricks on a wall. The painting captures the best parts of the Morgan Blair portfolio in a one shot: basic, bright, and distinct.