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About the Artist

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Robert F. Alvarez (b. 1988) creates visual narratives drawn from his own writings and observations. With a background in advertising and graphic design, Alvarez’s bold images are often centered on issues of identity, where he examines the intersection of text and image to promote a dialogue of reflection and consideration. Working primarily with black ink, which the artist describes as having a distinct “narrative power intrinsic to our documented experiences,” his works are imbued with a sense of disillusionment or melodrama that facilitates conversations and expresses genuine experiences. Alvarez is currently based in Austin, TX.

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  • Meet
  • RF Alvarez
  • LA-based artist RF Alvarez speaks to identity, image-based culture, and the materiality of his works.
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  • Inside the Studio
  • Visit with RF Alvarez
  • RF Alvarez takes us into his home and studio to show off his process, inspiration, and jealousy-inducing natural light.
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  • To kick off a new series highlighting some of the amazing designers we collaborate with, we sat down with New York-based designer Tina Rich.
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  • In Good Company
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  • Lush interiors abound at The Inside's newly renovated Tribeca loft, the Creative Compound.
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