Philip Taaffe

American, born 1955

2,050 followers

Philip Taaffe

American, born 1955

2,050 followers

Philip Taaffe's visually exuberant, intricate work celebrates man's ritualistic impulses …

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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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Group show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 3 more
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Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
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frieze, and 2 more
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Biennale de Lyon
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