Rebecca Kaufman
Oakland, California

Rebecca is inspired by capturing the glitches that occur in increasingly obsolete technologies. “I draw inspiration from the flicker of the television screen using an analog video synthesizer,” she explains. “This paired with a VCR and a CRT-TV helps me to generate crazy-looking glitched images. I take a ton of pictures, spend forever mixing colors, then turn the glitches images (or my dissection of the images) into paintings.” Conceptually, Rebecca is driven by the dichotomy of active and passive audiences. Observing a painting can often be a passive activity, but Rebecca strives to trigger more active visual consumption on the part of the viewer. “I disrupt the passive gaze using repetition and color to construct a powerful, visceral response to painting that both repels and hypnotizes without consent, demanding a continued engagement between the body and the eyes, much like the technologies we rely on today.”
Discover Original Art by Rebecca Kaufman | End of Line acrylic painting | Art for Sale Online at UGallery
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End of Line
67" x 84" , acrylic painting
$6,800

Discover Original Art by Rebecca Kaufman | Untitled (VHS) acrylic painting | Art for Sale Online at UGallery
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Untitled (VHS)
48" x 40" , acrylic painting
$2,275

Discover Original Art by Rebecca Kaufman | CMYK acrylic painting | Art for Sale Online at UGallery
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CMYK
67" x 84" , acrylic painting
$6,800


Discover Original Art by Rebecca Kaufman | DNA acrylic painting | Art for Sale Online at UGallery
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DNA
48" x 67" , acrylic painting
$3,900

Discover Original Art by Rebecca Kaufman | Warble acrylic painting | Art for Sale Online at UGallery
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Warble
38" x 29.25" , acrylic painting
$1,575

Discover Original Art by Rebecca Kaufman | Immaterial World acrylic painting | Art for Sale Online at UGallery
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Immaterial World
39" x 59" , acrylic painting
$2,950


Discover Original Art by Rebecca Kaufman | Snake in the Grass acrylic painting | Art for Sale Online at UGallery
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Snake in the Grass
48" x 36" , acrylic painting
$2,525

Discover Original Art by Rebecca Kaufman | Fade acrylic painting | Art for Sale Online at UGallery
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Fade
38" x 29.25" , acrylic painting
$1,575

Discover Original Art by Rebecca Kaufman | Immaterial Girl acrylic painting | Art for Sale Online at UGallery
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Immaterial Girl
48" x 67" , acrylic painting
$3,900


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