“I think as an Artist, every Artist wants to be remembered as being prolific, as far as myself, I think the biggest thing about being an Artist is just sustainability, being relevant in what I am doing, which is the biggest stress. At the end of the day it’s just about staying true to my work” -Hugo McCloud

 

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Self taught, multi-dimensional artist and owner of AP Cafe; Hugo McCloud, not only introduces an innovating technique of chemical oxidation, transforming non-traditional surfaces into canvases, but offers an uncharted perspective of using corrosion to conceive a breathtaking aesthetic, far surpassing beauty while pummeling your visual senses.

 

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Watch below as McCloud discusses his journey as an Artist with the Blind Barber in NY, as well as additional footage of his artistic process.

 

 

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via: Blind Barber

 
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1 Casey Kelbaugh for The New York Times

Photo: Casey Kelbaugh for The New York Time

 
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 Photo: Chaz Cruz

 

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“We’re all going to have ups and downs, times where stuff is no good, but staying with your craft is the biggest thing. Art is a continual exploration of self.”

 

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McCloud’s work is now on exhibit at the Sean Kelly Gallery in New York from January 30 – March 14

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