David Austen
British, born 1960
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David Austen
British, born 1960
86 followers
Collected by a major museum
Tate
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2018
Jacob's Ladder,
Ingleby Gallery
the stars above the ocean the ocean beneath the stars,
TOTAH
2017
Billboard for Edinburgh,
Ingleby Gallery

Best known for his bold text paintings until, in recent years, he began producing films, David …

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Best known for his bold text paintings until, in recent years, he began producing films, David Austen explores emotional states and human relationships, often borrowing images and text from old black-and-white photos, film noir, and 19th-century literature. Austen’s oil-on-canvas text paintings display bittersweet …

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