Philip Taaffe

American, born 1955

2,008 followers

Philip Taaffe

American, born 1955

2,008 followers
Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Exhibitions (2)
Exhibitions
2018
Philip Taaffe,
Leila Heller Gallery
2015
Philip Taaffe, Sculpture + Drawing,
Carolina Nitsch Contemporary Art

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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