“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
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.
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.
via: Blind Barber
Photo: Casey Kelbaugh for The New York Time
Photo: Chaz Cruz
“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.”
McCloud’s work is now on exhibit at the Sean Kelly Gallery in New York from January 30 – March 14