Posts Tagged ‘ian davenport’

Artist of the moment……….Ryan Sullivan

 

Ryan Sullivan is an American painter renown for his abstract paintings which are similar in style to satellite images of the earth. Ryan Sullivan was born in the year 1983. Sullivan’s process of creating involves lying his surface flat on the ground and pouring paint and other mediums on top of the surface. In addition he then tilts the canvas in various directions.

Sullivan attended the Rhode Island School of Design located in Providence, Rhode Island.

The artist uses the dates he creates his art as the titled of his works.

The artist has had exhibitions in Europe and the United States.

Sullivan uses many mediums in his work including oils, acrylics, enamels, wax, and latex.

Price range information: $80,000 to $200,000.

Other artist whose creative process include pouring paint include Damien Hirst and Ian Davenport.

Sullivan’s work reminds me of a Google maps image that is brought to life! What a wonderful example of modernist art. Modern themes in his work include the medium of latex and the pouring of paint.

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Artist of the moment……..Ian Davenport

 

Ian Davenport is a British artist known for his abstract and very colorful type of painting. Ian Davenport was born in¬†London, ¬†England in the year 1966. For his artistic education Davenport attended Northwich College of Art and Design located in Cheshire, England. The artist also studied at the famed Goldsmith’s College of Art located in London, England.

Davenport lives and works out of London, England.

Davenport was nominated for the Turner Prize.

Some key aspects of the process of creating for Davenport include the use of household glossy paint. This gives the work a very reflective and modern texture and feel. Another interesting idea is to poor the paint and let gravity be the architect of his work.

Price range information: Works range from $5,00o to $40,00o.

The artist is a both a painter and printmaker. For his painted works Davenport uses fiber board rather than canvas on most occasions.

In this clip we view a show that took place at the Paul Kasmin Gallery titled “Colorfall.” This exhibition is a great example of the style of this artist. Many examples of pouring paint, which is a signature style for the artist.

Here we take a quick glance at some print editions by Ian Davenport:

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