"2 Pears, a Lemon, and a Egg 1994"1994
Limited Edition Print : Serigraph
Size : 22.75x21.75 in | 58x55 cm
Edition : From the edition of 125REDUCEDFAVORITE
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Hand Signed : Hand signed and numbered in pencil.
Condition : Excellent
Framed with Plexiglass
Purchased from : Private Collector 2014
Story / Additional Info : Includes frame (as shown).
Certificate of Authenticity : Art Brokerage
LID : 42303
Donald Sultan - United States
Art Brokerage: Donald Sultan American Artist: b. 1951. Although his paintings fit into the criteria of a still life, Sultan describes these works as first and foremost abstract. The largeness of Sultan's compositions, huge pieces of fruit, flowers, dominoes and other objects, set against the stark, unsettling tar-black, eight-foot square background, dominate the viewer. Donald Sultan is best known for his lemons and fruit, and states that his subjects develop from previous work. The oval of his lemons has led to a series of oval-blossomed tulips. Dots from dice have become oranges. What does not change with Sultan's work is the powerful statement his forms make. Sultan's work incorporates basic geometric and organic forms with a formal purity that is both subtle and monumental. Donald Sultan's images are weighty, with equal emphasis on both negative and positive areas. Sultan describes his work as "heavy structure, holding fragile meaning" with the ability to "turn you off and turn you on at the same time." Sultan's still lifes have been described as studies in contrast. His powerfully sensual, fleshy object representations are rendered through a labor-intensive and unique method. Listings Wanted.