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3666.1266945179 EUR

Still Life Blue, 2000

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Artwork offered by

Oeno Gallery, Bloomfield

Single piece Dated Titled

Size

44.45 x 44.45 cm
17.50 x 18 in

Reference

6c7cd7bc

Year

2000

Medium

Paintings


  • About the work

Acrylic on plexiglass.

Four precisely configured and stacked circles form a contemplative pyramid at the foot of a square white ground. The areas between the shapes in this minimalist still life acrylic on plexiglass are filled with cream and maroon. 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. This work is currently unframed and exhibited on a ledge or table top. The work may also be framed.


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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