David Peterson doesn’t get fired up about trees or flowers. For him, it all starts with a stylish dress, an intricate watch or a particularly eye-catching advertisement. Peterson thrives on breaking the pieces that grab his interest down into their elements: color, line, shape, scale and finish. The process begins in Photoshop but ends with good, old-fashioned paint as the artist creates a stunning, minimalist piece out of whatever object captured his attention. “It’s my job as an artist to build upon the shoulders of my heroes and peers,” he says. “I’m connecting and presenting questions, ideas and forms that are relevant to the present.” See his work at Alejandra Von Hartz Gallery; 2630 NW 2nd Ave., Miami; 305.438.0220; DavidEPeterson.com.
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