Will Benedict, KitKat, 2014
Will Benedict’s works are hybrid structures that make use of everything two-dimensional art has to offer: painting, drawing, photography, and collage. This work seeks to confuse formal distinctions by questioning such aspects as image and frame, hand painting and mechanical reproduction, or the trope of ready-to-consume stock images, by shooting photos using his family and friends as his models. Will’s work often touches on themes of cultural consumption and tourism, while pitting TV news against candle-lit conversation.
For his edition for The Song Cave, Will Benedict offers a piece of raw material, a photograph of the artist’s mother eating a candy bar, to slip from his studio unaltered, inviting you, the viewer, to join her.
Medium: Archival inkjet print on glossy Epson paper
Size: 11 x 14 in
Edition of 100
Signed and numbered
This Will Benedict edition is available at The Song Cave