James White

British, b. 1967

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James White

British, b. 1967

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James White translates snapshots he takes of his surroundings into stunningly veristic paintings that look like black-and-white photographs. By honing in on small visual vignettes with an impeccable attention to detail, White captures the poetry of the everyday in his works, imbuing these objects, such as an iPhone, a bottle of milk, or a bottle of lotion atop a television, with gravitas. Though his paintings are often devoid of human beings, the scenes he depicts are redolent with human presence.

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The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
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Artforum, and 1 more
Biography

James White translates snapshots he takes of his surroundings into stunningly veristic paintings that look like black-and-white photographs. By honing in on small visual vignettes with an impeccable attention to detail, White captures the poetry of the everyday in his works, imbuing these objects, such as an iPhone, a bottle of milk, or a bottle of lotion atop a television, with gravitas. Though his paintings are often devoid of human beings, the scenes he depicts are redolent with human presence.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Blue chip status
Blue chip representation
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
Group
Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 1 more