Steven Parrino

American, 1958-2005

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Steven Parrino

American, 1958-2005

2,078 followers

Steven Parrino's work responds to the dictum "Painting is dead." In the 1980s, he …

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Steven Parrino's work responds to the dictum "Painting is dead." In the 1980s, he began to attack his canvases, piercing them or detaching them from their stretchers to create rough, folded, or sagging surfaces, what he called "misshaped paintings.” Often rendered in Parrino's fetish colors of …

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Selected career achievements
Blue chip
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
Group show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 3 more
Collected by a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Reviewed by a major art publication
frieze, and 2 more
Participated in a major biennial
Whitney Biennial
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