Benjamin Sack is an American artist who received his BFA from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2011. Sack was the graphics winner in the International Arts Festival sponsored by the Museum of Russian art. At the same institution, he was awarded a solo exhibition.
Sack’s work explores architecture as a flexible medium capable of expressing the unique space between realism and abstraction; where interpretation and our ability to create meaning is in flux. Within this space, Sack, furnished with pen and ink, encapsulates both the infinite and infinitesimal. His work invites the eye to explore drawings of the “big picture,” to gaze into a kaleidoscope of histories and to look further into the elemental world of lines and dots.
Benjamin Sack draws a majority of his inspiration from art history, cartography and classical music. His process is one of seeking a harmony between reason and intuition, it is an evolution of understanding; turning inwards to explore new worlds of form and incongruous expressions of time. Like an author or composer, he enjoys orchestrating his works based off of harmonious and dissonant relationships; wether it be the juxtaposition of two architectural styles that are separated by two-thousand years, or by manipulating perspective/reality to create a different feeling of “realism.”