A musician as well as visual artist, Tsichlis has “systematically deconstructed a piano in the form of large-scale oil paintings. From the images of the mundane and recognizable piano keys to the less easily identified hammers inside the piano, it is evident that this is not simply a machine for producing sound, but a work of art in itself, capable of striking an emotional chord within the viewer.”
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Tags: Department of Art and Visual Culture, Jason Tsichlis, oil painting, piano.