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Meet Chris DeRubeis: The Genius Who Transforms Metal into Fine Art

Artist Chris DeRubeis' style—Abstract Sensualism®—is entirely his own. With a sleek, soft, and organically flowing aesthetic, DeRubeis’ artwork is earnestly collected around the world. DeRubeis believes his work can alter the way people perceive contemporary art, and challenges art lovers to enter a world of celestial abstraction and shimmering light created by pigments, flames, and flying sparks. A critical aspect of DeRubeis’ Abstract Sensualism® is his medium of choice: metal. His technique i...

Iconic Artist Chris DeRubeis Talks About His Abstract Sensualism®

Artist Chris DeRubeis keeps most of his techniques for creating his unique metal art to himself, but he recently opened up to Park West Gallery about how he developed his trademark “Abstract Sensualism®” and his own personal style. There are many "-isms" in art, whether it’s Cubism, Impressionism or Surrealism. DeRubeis’ art comes close to Abstract Expressionism, but the term didn’t quite capture what DeRubeis wanted to convey. Instead of giving up, he invented his own "-ism." He calls his artis...

Behind-the-Scenes Look at Chris DeRubeis’ Metal Art

Flying sparks, dancing flames and chemical cocktails – these are the components that combine to create Chris DeRubeis’ Abstract Sensualism®. Park West Gallery gives collectors an up-close look at DeRubeis’ creative process with its newest video. Most artists need brushes and canvases in their studios, but few require a gas mask, protective suit and goggles. “I think I took it to the next level of creating something straight out of my head and experimenting with things that people normally don’t...

Chris DeRubeis on Creating Silver, Copper Metal Art

What could make a work of metal art from Chris DeRubeis even more unique and special? How about if that metal is silver or copper? DeRubeis has not only unveiled more of his original metal art at Park West Gallery’s “Abstract Sensualism®” exhibition, but has showcased his unique style on metals like sterling silver that are available to collect. DeRubeis first worked with metal at a custom motorcycle shop in Los Angeles where he helped design paint jobs. The patterns created on the metal from gr...