Born in 1968 - United States
Born in 1968 in Los Angeles, Jim Kazanjian is an American artist who uses a technique that he calls "hyper collage". He takes photomontage to a new level, that of monumental art.
Each work consists of an assemblage of dozens of eclectic photographs that form an impossible building. The idea is simple when put on paper, but it requires a huge amount of work during the preparatory phase, as the author has collected about 25,000 photos for his project. These phantasmagoric constructions are inspired by the works of the Dutch artist M. C. Escher and the famous fantasy writer, H. P. Lovecraft.
One of the artist’s objectives "to put an end to this misunderstanding that makes photography a reference in terms of objectivity."
“How One Thing Leads To Another”, CordenPotts Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
“LA Art Show” w/ Breeze Block Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
“Fifth Annual Silent Art Auction”, Jenifer Kostuik Gallery, Vancouver, B.C., Canada “Context Art Miami” w/ Jennifer Kostuik Gallery, Miami, FL
“Realiteit”, Jenifer Kostuik Gallery, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
“Art Toronto” w/ Jennifer Kostuik Gallery, Toronto Canada
“Summer Group Show”, Jenifer Kostuik Gallery, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
“Temporary Equilibrium”, Breeze Block Gallery, Portland, OR.
“Motion to Light”, SNAP! Orlando, Orlando, FL.
“PhotoSpiva”, Spiva Center for the Arts, Joplin, MO.
“Anomalies”, Mils Gallery, Sydney, Australia (solo)
"Aqua Art Miami", w/ JGO Gallery, Miami, FL
“Grand Prix de la Découverte”, NoFound Photo Fair, Paris, France
“Connecting”, Chambers@916 Gallery, Portland, OR.
“Illusion”, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO.
"Fabricated", Tremaine Gallery, Lakeville, CT.
"Wonder Box", J-GO Gallery, Park City, UT.
"Decadence & Disarray", Sienna Patti Contemporary, Lenox, MA.
"Anomalies", 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, OR. (solo)
"FRESH", Klompching Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (online showcase) 2011 "Horizon", Littman Gallery, Portland, OR. (Curated by Holly Andres)
“SCREENings”, Palais im Zoo, Frankfurt, Germany
"Portland Photography Show", Jupiter Arts Center, Centralia, WA.
"Aberrations", 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, OR. (solo)
"Aqua Art Miami", w/ Quality Pictures, Miami, FL
"Shelter", 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, OR.
"Untitled", Pushdot, Portland, OR. (solo)
Follow Jim Kazanjian ! Receive by email the new artworks of the artist.
Guaranteed deliveryby specialized carriers
Secure payment by credit card or bank transfer
Free returnswithin 14 open days
The best prices Negotiated with our partner galleries
"Artsper gathers the best of art galleries in the world. I can therefore select art pieces from the comfort of my home with total peace of mind."
"Artsper's advisors helped me pick an artwork and were exceptionally reactive when I followed up on my order.
"I have always been passionate about art but I find myself lacking time to visit art galleries. Artsper allows me to develop my own collection easily."