Alison moritsugu is a contemporary artist from New York, she loves creating these beautiful fallen log landscape paintings that in her mind show us how we look at and treat nature and the enviorment.
Alison likes to create 18th cenntury style paintings that are known in their optimistic style. However if you look straight at the log surface and see the cross sections of the tree it was once part of, you will quickly see the destruction of nature by humans snd how it’s all a sham. Moritsugu writes in a statment.
Alison uses this form of media to articulate and critique how we portray the environment in the media. She writes ” today, photoshopped images of Verdant forests and unpolished beaches invite us to vacation and sightsee, providing a false sense of assurance that the wilderness will always exist.
By exploring idealized views of nature. My work acknowledges our more complex and precarious relationship with the environment. Obviously Maritsugu painte on naturl fallen logs.
More info: Alison Moritsugu website