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    Guy Yanai: Another Splash, 2013

Art: Summery landscapes and tropical colours! Here's painter Guy Yanai

Posted by Maisie Skidmore,

Guy Yanai is a young Israeli artist doing super interesting things with oil on canvas. There’s a strong dash of Hockney in his work, which reconfigures poolsides and tropical landscapes with abstract forms in vibrant, summery strokes, and frankly in the deep dingy grey of January we don’t have a bad word to utter against them.

Guy is super-disciplined in his technique of composing images, using thick horizontal stripes, and his artwork isn’t limited to the confines of canvas, either; last summer his paintings were used as part of design brand Band of Outsiders’ Resort 2014 collection, giving his tropically coloured images a whole new life on silk shirts and bandage skirts. Paintings so nice you can wear them!

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    Guy Yanai: Cafeteria, 2013

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    Guy Yanai: Torino, 2013

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    Guy Yanai: Grass, 2013

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    Guy Yanai: Guest & Rest House ( Kibbutz Shefayim) 2013

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    Guy Yanai: White House, 2013

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    Guy Yanai: Another Splash, 2013


Posted by Maisie Skidmore

Editorial Assistant Maisie joined It’s Nice That fresh out of university in the summer of 2013 and has stayed with us ever since. She has a particular interest in art, fashion and photography and is a regular on our Studio Audience podcast.