Scott A. Sant'Angelo is founder and owner of Arkitip, Inc., a contemporary fine art publisher. He is also a prominent photographer, curator, gallerist, and marketing consultant in the world of art that he serves. Arkitip.com
Aaron De La Cruz, Buenas Noches print
Along with working Arkitip on the latest issue edition, exhibiting at Project Space and filming a new Chronicle, Aaron De La Cruz created a new print to exclusively for Arkitip.
Aaron De La Cruz's work, though minimal and direct at first, tends to overcome barriers of separation and freely steps in and out of the realms of design, graffiti, and illustration.
The parameters he has chosen to work within actually allow him to free himself and react to the very limitations he has created. This overriding structure and the lack of deliberation while moving within creates a tension when encountering his work due to the almost computer generated grid like systems he creates by unplanned mark making. The act and the marks themselves are very primal in nature but tend to take on distinct and sometimes higher meanings in the broad range of mediums and contexts they appear in and on.
His work finds strengths in the reduction of his interests in life to minimal information. De La Cruz gains from the idea of exclusion, just because you don't literally see it doesn't mean that its not there.
Buenas Noches, 2011
5 color screen print
Signed and numbered by the artist for Arkitip
18 x 24 In. (45.72 x 60.96 cm) | Edition of 85