The Altruist, 2011 - Curtis Mann

About the Work

About The Altruist

This photograph by Curtis Mann reflects the artist's interest in highly charged political imagery. The Altruist works at removing a roadblock in the Gaza strip while wearing a "Make Trade Fair" t-shirt. The bold orange recalls a conflagration while ...

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This photograph by Curtis Mann reflects the artist's interest in highly charged political imagery. The Altruist works at removing a roadblock in the Gaza strip while wearing a "Make Trade Fair" t-shirt. The bold orange recalls a conflagration while the process of erasing elements of the picture make the specific geographic or period references ambiguous while abstracting the scene and imbuing it with a certain beauty.

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About the Artist

About Curtis Mann

Best known for appropriating images of strife and conflict from various photo-sharing websites such as Flickr and transforming them into obscured, abstract compositions using bleach ...

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Best known for appropriating images of strife and conflict from various photo-sharing websites such as Flickr and transforming them into obscured, abstract compositions using bleach and varnish, Curtis Mann's finished works resemble the remnants of explosions—the type of thing that you'd find lying in the ashes of a great conflagration.

Recently named an "Editor's Pick" by Saatchi Magazine Online, Mann is an emerging artist who continues to gain recognition in the art world. On July 24, 2011, his work was featured on the front page of The New York Times Magazine.

Click here to take a virtual tour of Curtis Mann's studio.

Click here to read our interview with Curtis Mann.

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The Altruist, 2011

Curtis Mann

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13.13" x 10.50" $450 $300
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Description

Color photograph made with archival pigments on fine art rag paper with glossy finish.

Authentication

Includes a Certificate of Authenticity and an artist signed label on verso.

Dimensions

This work is printed full bleed as dictated by the artist.

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This work is eligible for return within 30 days of receipt of delivery.

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