Charles Gaines

American, born 1944

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Charles Gaines

American, born 1944

9,305 followers

In diverse and intellectually complex works, Charles Gaines explores the accidental, the tension …

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In diverse and intellectually complex works, Charles Gaines explores the accidental, the tension between logical systems and the human hand, and the ways in which meaning is derived from art. Gaines cites John Cage as a major influence, and much of his work dwells on chance: Airplanecrash Clock (1997) is a kinetic …

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Selected career achievements
Blue chip
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
Solo show at a major institution
Hammer Museum, and 1 more
Group show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 4 more
Collected by a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Reviewed by a major art publication
frieze, and 3 more
Participated in a major biennial
Prospect New Orleans
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