Daniel Pitin

Czech, b. 1977

486 followers

Daniel Pitin

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Czech, b. 1977

Followers
486
Biography

Daniel Pitin produces large, visually complex paintings, dense with imagery and subtle references to films and canonical works of art, and sometimes containing embedded bits of newspaper, lace, and paper towels. Pitin’s dark color palette, solitary, ethereal figures, and surreal structures, which seem to both reveal and hide their occupants, imbue his works with moodiness and mystery. He describes his paintings as fragments of stories or dreams, explaining that through them he explores the “personal and public memory of the place where I live.”

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Biography

Daniel Pitin produces large, visually complex paintings, dense with imagery and subtle references to films and canonical works of art, and sometimes containing embedded bits of newspaper, lace, and paper towels. Pitin’s dark color palette, solitary, ethereal figures, and surreal structures, which seem to both reveal and hide their occupants, imbue his works with moodiness and mystery. He describes his paintings as fragments of stories or dreams, explaining that through them he explores the “personal and public memory of the place where I live.”

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Group
Group show at a major institution
Power Station of Art
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum
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