A selection of artists

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1 artists found for 'W'

Christopher Wool

b. 1950

The American artist Christopher Wool has lived and worked in New York since the early 1970s. His challenge has been to find a way forward in painting in the wake of abstract expressionism, pop art, and the Pictures Generation. His art is typified by imitation or simulation of other techniques. The canvas is replaced by aluminium sheets, and the brush by paint rollers, sponges, rags, stencils, spray, silkscreen, and Photoshop. Whether he takes concrete poetry, street art, or abstract modernist painting as his reference, Wool empties the painting for gestural content and fills it with popular culture, while remaining faithful to his painterly premise. ...


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