Luxe New York Stylemaker: James Perkins

“Stand still long enough along Fire Island’s churning beaches, and you will witness a procession of nature’s mercurial wonders: the electric neons of sunsets, the blue-grays of pending storms, the fathoms-deep darkness of midnight. James Perkins has seen them all, distilling these moments of awe into three-dimensional paintings that undulate with currents of color and form. The artist’s slices of sea and sky, however, are not made with paint, but by exposing textiles to wind, water, heat and cold. “My goal is to infuse the material with this sensation of standing at the shoreline’s edge and feeling like the smallest thing on the planet,” he explains.”


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