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Elevation

2013

Size

51 x 305 cm
20 x 120.08 in

Year

2013

Medium

Paintings

Reference

34438ee7

Oil on canvas

9 panels each 38 cm  x 51 cm

1970 , United States

Adeptly alternating between a range of painting styles—including gestural, photorealistic, and pointillistic—Mark Flores blurs the line between abstraction and representation to capture and convey how we see and understand the world. An avid observer of his surroundings, Flores is interested in color theory, specifically the emotional, psychological, and physiological effects of color perception. In See This Through (2009-10), he presented his perception of Sunset Boulevard, covering the lobby wall of the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, with 99 individual paintings pieced and gridded together. Each richly colored painting shows a fragmentary detail of the sites he has seen along the Boulevard: street signs, flowers, sunshine, mascara-laden eyelashes. As the work’s title suggests, Flores invites us, as he does in all of his paintings, to see the world through his eyes and to consider our own processes of seeing and perceiving.


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Address

Milan, Corso di Porta Nuova 38

Cardi Gallery (originally ‘Galleria Cardi ‘) was founded in Milan, Italy in April 1972 by Renato Cardi to foster the work of those modern and contemporary Italian artists that he had started to presciently collect in the late 1960s. Renato built a distinguished collection that included artists like Cy Twombly, Lucio Fontana, Piero Manzoni and many others...

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Gas Station

2021

40.64 x 40.64 cm

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