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From the series Monolith Series

Reference

a1b823eb

Year

2018

Medium

Paintings

Size

40 x 45 cm
15.75 x 18 in

Price

1900,00 €

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  • About the work

Acrylic on canvas


About the Artist

1985 Glasgow, United Kingdom

Amsterdam based abstract architectural painter, Daniel Mullen, was born in Glasgow, Scotland 1985. He graduated in 2011 with a BFA from the Gerrit Rietveld Academy. Mullen has exhibited internationally; London, Vancouver, New York, Sao Paulo and recently had his first museum show in Berlin. His work has also been acquired by notable private and corporate collections. He was recently shortlisted for the Aesthetica art Prize.


By applying glazed layers in combination with hard-edge painted lines, Mullen creates layered images that figuratively communicate abstract concepts. When creating illusionistic forms he can, to some degree, illustrate an abstract idea or phenomenon, turning abstraction on its head. Driven by a sense that abstract art does not simply reproduce perceived outward reality but can be instead a transference of that which lies beyond our visual comprehension. It’s an artistic form -- if one follows Kandinsky's take -- that is the result of “an inner necessity”. Mullen creates a complex affect that manages to suggest the incarnation of something grand and vast yet also perhaps just that; a suggestion and not a reality. An illusion, and not the truth. As a devoted craftsman who meticulously creates all of his work without digital or mechanical aids, he still manages to create the impression of reproducibility, which is precisely what he seeks to highlight in an era of mass consumption.


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Milan, Via Paolo Frisi 3

The Flat-Massimo Carasi is a contemporary art gallery located from 2008 in a space of 250 square meter in Porta Venezia, in the center of Milan and supports continuously emerging/established artists, whose practices use a diverse range of media to explore cultural, scientific and technological themes. Artists represented include Matthew Allen (New Zealand,...

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