Ken Aptekar
American, born 1950
Ken Aptekar
American, born 1950

Ken Aptekar recreates historical paintings and overlays them with his own tongue-in-cheek texts. …

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Ken Aptekar recreates historical paintings and overlays them with his own tongue-in-cheek texts. This masterful yet utilitarian appropriation of seminal paintings from the canon—by artists like Milton Avery, Jean-Antoine Watteau, and Ed Ruscha—comes from a desire to “drag the past into the present” and reflects his …

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