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Mellow Still Life 2, 2021

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Oeno Gallery, Bloomfield

Single piece Dated Titled

Size

44.45 x 44.45 cm
17.50 x 18 in

Reference

8cd13707

Year

2021

Medium

Paintings

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  • About the work
Four circles form pyramid at the foot of a light blush ground in this contemplative painting by David Cantine. The areas between the shapes in this minimalist still life acrylic on plexiglass are filled with cream and plum. Cantine's work is a poetic and intellectual exploration of a pictorial problem, color as structure which has infinite variations. His paintings may take up to two years to complete.
Medium Acrylic on Plexiglass

About the Artists

1939 Jackson, Michigan, United States

Cantine's work is a poetic and intellectual exploration of a pictorial problem, color as structure which has infinite variations. The artist was quoted in the Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art 2000: "For the past 26 years, I have painted essentially the same still life, which began as a pair of apples and its shadow, and evolved under pressure of color into the present imagery." Cantine may be referred to as a post-minimalist, a term coined by Robert Pincus-Witten in 1971 to describe work with a minimalist tendency but that uses modest materials and aims towards a pure formalist aesthetic.

Cantine was born in Jackson, Michigan (1939) and studied at the University of Iowa (BFA, MA) before moving to Alberta and working as a professor in the Department of Art and Design at the University of Alberta (1965 – 96). His work has been exhibited at the Art Gallery of Alberta, FAB Gallery, the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art among others and is represented in numerous private and public collections.


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Since 2004, we have sought out, represented and exhibited exceptional contemporary artists. The majority are mid-career and senior Canadian artists who have received international recognition for their talents. We actively seek out interesting paintings and sculptures and add new ones to our website every week. We offer complimentary shipping for most works ...

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