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The Countrymen, 2018

Painting

oil on canvas

14.00 x 11.00 x 0.80 in

35.6 x 27.9 x 2.0 cm

Unique Work

This work is signed by the artist on verso.

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    About The Work

    Ryan Steadman paints geometric abstractions of books that transport the viewer beyond simple recognition and into a world of subtle and harmonic color. He looks to Claes Oldenburg’s early replicas of everyday objects and the colorist pioneers John McLaughlin and Blinky Palermo for inspiration. Layering paint onto canvas or wood panel, Steadman creates works that are at once small abstract paintings and representational objects. He sees his books as symbols of painting in a time when the printed word and non-digital visual art are no longer primary forms of communication.

    Courtesy of Drive-by Projects

    • This work is in an exhibition until March 30, 2019.

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