Jay West | Is Generation Y's Most Important Visual Artist [Culture] | Elite Daily

1,776

Harlem native and contemporary artist Jay West is quickly gaining recognition as one of the most promising visual artists of Generation Y.

The 23-year-old's work is about "mixing opposites, and making worlds collide." Drawing from a diverse spectrum of inspirations, West's paintings deal with subjects from popular cartoon characters, religion, technology and greek mythology.

We recently had the opportunity to catch up with Jay in New York City, where he showed us his favorite location in Central Park and invited us into his studio to showcase his work. During our conversation, we learned some interesting things about the NY native and his craft, including how his journey started.

Check out more Culture from Elite Daily: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sCzKGGGWf2I&list=PLidTvIp4b7EERamm417qiKsnApB89l-TR

Subscribe now for more videos from Elite Daily: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=elitedaily

Elite TV Productions©

Produced By: Steve Edwards @BeveBedwards
Directed By: ManuallFocus @ManuallFocus
Production Coordinator: Max Grunner @MaxG718
Shot By: ManuallFocus & Sincere Dennis @i_amsin
Video Editing: ManuallFocus
Artwork & Animations: Robert Rodriguez

http://www.elitedaily.com
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/EliteDaily
Twitter: http://twitter.com/EliteDaily
Instagram: http://instagram.com/elitedaily
G+: https://plus.google.com/+elitedaily

What is Elite Daily?
We proclaim ourselves to be the voice of Generation-Y and never disappoint.

As the premier online destination for aspiring men and women alike, Elite offers a forum of peer-to-peer interaction in an increasingly digitalized world. 

The site consistently delivers diverse content with a fresh, relevant voice that appeals to the divergent perspectives represented within our ADD generation.
http://www.youtube.com/elitedaily

Most Watched Media Last 5 Minutes

Jesus Molina | Spain

Featured
Details
82 views

Aja Monet "Say Her Name"

Featured
Details
1,652 views

Fashion Videos | Trending

Art Videos | Trending

Poet's Corner | Trending