More on Negative Space

I was inspired by the examples of negative space we analyzed in class and decided to explore more pieces by Noma Bar and other artists as well. I especially love pieces where the artist purposefully pairs two dissonant opposites together in a smooth and almost harmonious whole. Noma does an incredible job with this as shown here:

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I find the intentional use of negative space to be especially powering when communicating and layering deeper messages. It reminds me never to be satisfied with taking a piece of art at surface value and to always pause and ponder a little bit before moving on. More examples here.

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