Based in Los Angeles, Jay Samit is an American artist and author. Having spent a career creating innovative technology to bring art, music, and video to billions on the Internet, Samit’s art is heavily influenced by the impact endless change has on humans and our institutions. An international bestselling author, Samit is considered the world’s leading authority on disruption. His book, ‘Disrupt You!’, is presently published in 8 languages. Jay Samit paints predominantly in a regionalist style with subjects inspired by American street scenes and landscapes, captured in a variety of moods and defined by a moving interplay of light and subtle hues. His most recent series, created during the coronavirus quarantine, is a moving record of the artist’s emotional response to our current era.
Jay Samit presents a tantalizing array of visually arresting and emotionally engaging works on paper. Millions of people in the world are facing a period of isolation due to the coronavirus pandemic. Staying away from loved ones proves to be a challenge to many. Jay Samit’s paintings could not be more significant today and yet they possess an enduring quality. Each of the artist’s painting transcends narrative illustration and invites its viewer to project his own experiences into his colorful scenes.
Jay Samit is exclusively represented in the United States by the Richard Taittinger Gallery, 154 Ludlow St, New York, NY 10002 http://richardtaittinger.com/