Philip Taaffe
American, born 1955
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Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Exhibitions
2018
Abstraction Today - Mapping the invisible World,
Tobias Mueller Modern Art
Philip Taaffe,
Leila Heller Gallery

Philip Taaffe's visually exuberant, intricate work celebrates man's ritualistic impulses toward image making, borrowing widely from world culture motifs like Northwest Coast Indian masks, Islamic ornamentation, and Japanese perforated screens. Known for its elaborate sampling of methods (a single work may use …

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