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Still Life in Gray, 2002


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Oeno Gallery, Bloomfield

Single piece Dated Titled


44.45 x 44.45 cm
17.50 x 18 in








  • About the work

Four precise circular shapes in red, gold, black and light brown form a contemplative whole at the foot of a square dove grey ground. The areas between the shapes in this minimalist acrylic painting on plexiglass are filled with maroon and light yellow. 

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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Bloomfield, 2274 Prince Edward County Rd 1

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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