Rackstraw Downes
British, born 1939
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Rackstraw Downes
British, born 1939
270 followers
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2018
Rackstraw Downes, Paintings and Drawings,
Betty Cuningham
2015
Social Ecologies, curated by Greg Lindquist,
The Brooklyn Rail Curatorial Projects
2014
It's Magic!,
Betty Cuningham

Without the aid of a computer or camera, Rackstraw Downes sets up his easel in overlooked places …

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Without the aid of a computer or camera, Rackstraw Downes sets up his easel in overlooked places from cities to deserts and paints as far as he can with gem-like detail. Considered a master of the contemporary American landscape, Downes has painted subway underpasses, barbed wire fences, corrugated metal farm …

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