promo image for 'GIANT' solo exhibition at LMAKgallery in New York, May/June 2018

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Oil On Canvas

These oil-on-canvas works are symbolic vehicles plainly behaving as art objects, rather than expressive or narrative paintings. Physically, canvas tarpaulins are sliced and sewn together in a Poveric manner with hints of Boro style repairs; and are stretcher-mounted to completion. The loaded imagery of wild-cat pump-jack oil derricks (hand-painted in crude black oil from a paint tube), emphasizes a coupling of the characteristics of logo graphics along with the definitive sundown silhouettes. The most prominent metaphors suggested are one of capitalism and the other a hunch of content. Drawn out further are aspects appropriate to this artist’s on-site production... determination, drive, patience, risk-taking, investment, gambling, ambition, discovery, desolation, desperation, good fortune, untapped territory —and the root faith to arrive at a gusher rather than a duster.

"Oil On Canvas" 2018
"Oil On Canvas" 2018

raw oil paint on sewn canvas tarpaulins 15” x 15 inches / 38cm x 38cm

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"Oil On Canvas" 2018
"Oil On Canvas" 2018

raw oil paint on sewn canvas tarpaulins 42” x 42 inches / 107cm x 107cm

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"GIANT" at LMAK, New York
"GIANT" at LMAK, New York

exhibition installation view at LMAKgallery, New York May/June 2018

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"Oil On Canvas" 2018
"Oil On Canvas" 2018

installation view at Galerie Lange + Pult in Zürich raw 'Mars Black' oil paint on sewn canvas tarpaulins each 36" x 36 inches / 91,5cm x 91,5cm

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"Oil On Canvas" 2018
"Oil On Canvas" 2018

raw oil paint on sewn canvas tarpaulins 42” x 42 inches / 107cm x 107cm

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"Oil On Canvas" 2018
"Oil On Canvas" 2018

raw oil paint on sewn canvas tarpaulins 24” x 24 inches / 61cm x 61cm private collection Calgary

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"Oil On Canvas" 2018
"Oil On Canvas" 2018

raw oil paint on sewn canvas tarpaulins 36" x 36 inches / 91,5cm x 91,5cm

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"Oil On Canvas" 2018
"Oil On Canvas" 2018

raw oil paint on sewn canvas tarpaulins 24” x 24 inches / 61cm x 61cm

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"Oil On Canvas" 2018
"Oil On Canvas" 2018

raw oil paint on sewn canvas tarpaulins 24” x 24 inches / 61cm x 61cm private collection New York

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"Oil On Canvas" 2018
"Oil On Canvas" 2018

raw oil paint on sewn canvas tarpaulins 24” x 24 inches / 61cm x 61cm

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"Oil On Canvas" 2019
"Oil On Canvas" 2019

raw oil paint on sewn canvas tarpaulins 15” x 15 inches / 38cm x 38cm

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"Oil On Canvas" 2018
"Oil On Canvas" 2018

raw oil paint on sewn canvas tarpaulins 15” x 15 inches / 38cm x 38cm

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"Oil On Canvas" 2018
"Oil On Canvas" 2018

raw oil paint on sewn canvas tarpaulins 42” x 42 inches / 107cm x 107cm

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"Oil On Canvas" 2018
"Oil On Canvas" 2018

raw oil paint on sewn canvas tarpaulins 36” x 36 inches / 91,5cm x 91,5cm

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"Oil On Canvas" detail shot
"Oil On Canvas" detail shot
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"Oil On Canvas" detail shot
"Oil On Canvas" detail shot
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"Oil On Canvas" detail shot
"Oil On Canvas" detail shot
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"Oil On Canvas" detail shot
"Oil On Canvas" detail shot
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"Oil On Canvas" detail shot
"Oil On Canvas" detail shot
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GIANT detail shot 06
GIANT detail shot 06
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"Oil On Canvas" detail shot
"Oil On Canvas" detail shot
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"Oil On Canvas" 2018
"Oil On Canvas" 2018

raw oil paint on sewn canvas tarpaulins 42” x 42 inches / 107cm x 107cm

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"Oil On Canvas" 2018 (side view)
"Oil On Canvas" 2018 (side view)

raw oil paint on sewn canvas tarpaulins 24” x 24 inches / 61cm x 61cm private collection Calgary

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"On view..." at MKG127 /Toronto
"On view..." at MKG127 /Toronto

exhibition installation view at MKG127 gallery in Toronto November/December 2018

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"On view..." at Lange + Pult
"On view..." at Lange + Pult

exhibition installation view at Lange + Pult in Zürich April/May 2019

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GIANT detail shot 08
GIANT detail shot 08
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"Oil On Canvas" detail shot
"Oil On Canvas" detail shot
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"Oil On Canvas" detail shot
"Oil On Canvas" detail shot
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"Oil On Canvas" detail shot
"Oil On Canvas" detail shot
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