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New Language / Terrible Thoughts / Contested Beauty

2022

Single piece Titled

Size

152.4 x 137.16 cm
60.00 x 54 in

Year

2022

Medium

Paintings

Reference

a6c19fa0

Oil on canvas

1976 , United States

John Copeland's work is based on exaggerated and expressive representations of everyday or domestic scenes. One of Copeland's main characteristics is the balance between abstraction and figuration, which at the same time corresponds to the perceptual relationship between reality and subjectivity.

Both the main images and the titles of his works are from references to songs, photographs, magazine articles, images and objects that for different reasons attract the artist's attention and are linked together during his creative process. Conceptually, ideas such as metanarrative, the idea of the absurd, as well as impermanence are present in Copeland's work, achieving a pictorial realism of disordered and simultaneous subjectivity on several levels.


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Address

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