Scott Teplin’s work is focused on the minutiae, creating worlds of intensely detailed stacked rooms which are filled with items of curiosity. Commissioned for Superfrico, each 4-part panel in this work represents a different Spiegelworld in Las Vegas: Absinthe, OPM, Atomic Saloon Show, and Discoshow.
Scott Teplin was born in 1972 on Halloween in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and now lives in New York City. His work is included in the permanent collections of The Museum of Modern Art (NYC and San Francisco), The New Museum, and more.
Ink, watercolor on paper
This piece was about the posture of the person and how it connected to a natural element like green leaves.I elongated the neck to give the figure a bird-like quality and softness. I enjoy letting the watercolor bleed and move on its own and then I go back in to add structure. Shereene Fogenay was born […]
A “holy” portrait of being a modern day artist and performer in Las Vegas. Over the course of the nearly 11 minute video loop, Heidi transforms in and out of being Elvis from inside a neon shrine. The sculpture is about identity, performance, transformation and the labor that goes into being an artist.