Inside “Michael Dotson – Floaters”

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Solo exhibition in Los Angeles for Brooklyn artist Michael Dotson with a serie of photoshop sketches inspired by pop culture.

Here is a look at” Floaters.”

Floaters

Floaters display some of the 200 sketches created by Michael Dotson. Inspired by pop culture, he combines digital technology and painting.

The artist brings his characters to a new dimension and narrative. There is a colorful optical illusion, like a 3-D animation. Frames in movements. Floaters.

Reaching, 2021 – Michael Dotson
Good spirit, 2021 – Michael Dotson

 Look closely at the subject. Michael Dotson uses many Disney cartoons characters. Will you recognize them?

Promise of Spring, 2021
Wendy, 2021 – Michael Dotson

About the artist

In 2011, New York-based artist Michael Dotson started his series of photoshop sketches. His work is inspired by his childhood. Indeed, his mother was a toymaker, hence the many references to classic cartoons.  

Star Gazing, 2021 – Michael Dotson
Deepdish, 2021 – Michael Dotson
Muses, 2021 – Michael Dotson

Ready to visit this exhibit?


*COVID-19 update as of July 2021*

– Please wear a mask and practice a physical distance of 6 feet between yourself and others

– Please check L.A County’s health and safety protocols before your visit


Plan your visit:

  • Exhibit on view from June 26th – August 1st, 2021
  • Location: Over the Influence, 833 East 3rd Street, Los Angeles CA 90013
  • Hours: 11 am – 6 pm Tuesday-Sunday.
  • Admission: Free.
  • Duration: I spent 30 minutes discovering it  
  • Parking: unmetered street parking and paid parking lots
  • More information available at http://overtheinfluence.com/exhibitions/?when=current

Article based on my visit in July 2021

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2 thoughts on “Inside “Michael Dotson – Floaters”

  1. Ce n’est pas ma came, mais il y a du talent et une grosse inspiration, à mon avis, d’un certain Pablo Picasso, en tout cas pour ce qui est des formes. Merci Marie pour cette nouvelle découverte culturelle.

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