You are a Manuscript of a Divine Letter: What You Seek is Seeking You 2016 30x24
Original Painting : Painting w/ Significant Collage Elements Made From Plywood
Size : 27.5x21.5 in | 70x55 cm
Framed : 30x24 in | 76x61 cm
- Framed Mixed Media Collage - Blue Chip - Inquire $5,200
Hand SignedCenter Right
Framed with PlexiglassGold Frame
Purchased fromArtist 2016
Provenance / HistoryThis work is one of three remaining painting/collages done as a preamble to what became the Octopus Meditations series now housed permanently in the Rockwell Integrated Science Center, Lafayette College as a tribute to collaborations in Art and Science. The work's main feature is a heavy, collapsed concentration of pictorial shapes into an undifferentiated mass.....metaphorically destroying illusionistic pictorial space...a form of early cubist ideas that dominated modern concepts of space in the 20th century. The piece explores metaphors of early life forms,
Story / Additional InfoThis artist routinely collaborates with neuroscientists, biologists, computer scientists, and engineers. He is part of a growing group of artists and academics who embrace the emergent possibilities of consilience forming a broad partnership to explore the over-arching unity of knowledge... through multiple approaches to problem solving...visual thinking being one of them.
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Ed Kerns - United States
Art Brokerage: Ed Kerns American Abstract Expressionist Artist: b. 1945. Ed Kerns (February 22, 1945) is an American abstract artist and educator. Kerns studied with the noted Abstract-Expressionist painter, Grace Hartigan and through the elder artist came to know and work with many artists of that generation including, Phillip Guston, Willem de Kooning, James Brooks, Ernest Briggs, Richard Diebenkorn and Sam Francis. Born in 1945 in Richmond, Virginia, Kerns started painting at a young age. He attended the Richmond Professional Institute, receiving his BFA in 1967. He went on to the Maryland Institute, where he studied with painter Grace Hartigan. Here, Kerns received the Hoffberger Fellowship and graduated with an MFA in 1969. Kerns first gained exposure in 1972, when he was commissioned by art collector Larry Aldrich to paint 100 paintings over the course of the year as gifts.That same year, Kerns had his first solo art show at the AM Sachs Gallery in New York. Over the course of the 1970s and 80s, Kerns formed a close partnership with the Rosa Esman Gallery and exhibited ten solo shows there. Of his work in the late 1970s and early 80s, gallery coordinator Judith Stein says, “He works slowly, creating no more than ten large paintings a year. His media are acrylic, sand, and thread, the last used to stitch together sections of canvas. Often plywood or upsom board is used as support.” Listings wanted.