Black Eyed Susan, 2011 - David Salle
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About Black Eyed Susan
About the Artist
About David Salle
After producing performances and installations in the late 1970s, Salle began to make paintings in which he overlaid found images from different sources in varying styles. His paintings have included allusions to the works of the Baroque painters Velázquez and Bernini, the Post-Impressionist Cézanne, Giacometti and Magritte, and American post-war art. Based on models from art history, stock photography, advertisements, design, and everyday culture, Salle creates an assemblage with manifold cultural reference. While working in the art department of a publisher of romance and pornographic magazines he gathered photographs from the company's archives, later using them as source material for his paintings. By juxtaposing seemingly unrelated images, Salle constructs original, complex, and fragmented narratives that deny any one interpretation. During the 1980s and early 1990s he was one of the most influential young painters engaged in a representational idiom and is recognized for his role in revitalizing representational art and for being one of the great artists working today.Read Less
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