Philips Collection 2019 > warmup
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This image was taken at the Oakland Skating Rink. Most people say it was inspired my Mondrian but I just like the shapes and colors. I wanted her stretching to mimic the diagonal lines on the wall.
Kelly Nicolaisen crosses boundaries as she composes the world into a colorful still life. Her style playfully blurs the line between portrait and landscape. The figures that she photographs become characters in the fantasy of their surroundings. Her bold hues and attention to space make for striking compositions that turn everyday life into a surreal experience. Captivated by the strangeness of reality she is inspired to perpetuate humor with her camera in her own voice. Kelly Nicolaisen lives in San ...