Alex Couwenberg, ‘Pinky Tuscadero’, 2015, Andrea Schwartz Gallery
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Alex Couwenberg

Pinky Tuscadero, 2015

Acrylic on canvas
50 × 56 × 2 in
127 × 142.2 × 5.1 cm
This is a unique work.
$12,500
Location
San Francisco
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About the work
Andrea Schwartz Gallery
San Francisco

My paintings are a marriage between the known and unknown. Threading the needle between structure …

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Alex Couwenberg
American, b. 1967
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Alex Couwenberg is a Southern California abstract painter deeply influenced by the art and culture of his local community. His artistic influences include the Light and Space Movement, as well as the work of Karl Benjamin, who was Couwenberg’s mentor. Couwenberg’s thin line patterns and choice of color are particularly inspired by surf and skateboard cultures, as well as the custom car and hot rod aesthetic elsewhere known as Finish Fetish. He is best known for combining hard-edge abstraction with gestural brushwork, layering, raw edges, and textured surfaces, thereby bringing depth and an expressionist touch to a tradition of painting known typically for its flatness.

Alex Couwenberg, ‘Pinky Tuscadero’, 2015, Andrea Schwartz Gallery
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About the work
Andrea Schwartz Gallery
San Francisco

My paintings are a marriage between the known and unknown. Threading the needle between structure and intuition, my work is a continuous investigation of process and the journey a painting takes from start to finish. Much is planned as much is directed by the moment resulting in visual compositions rooted in line, …

Medium
Painting
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Hand-signed by artist
Certificate of authenticity
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Frame
Not included
Alex Couwenberg
American, b. 1967
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Alex Couwenberg is a Southern California abstract painter deeply influenced by the art and culture of his local community. His artistic influences include the Light and Space Movement, as well as the work of Karl Benjamin, who was Couwenberg’s mentor. Couwenberg’s thin line patterns and choice of color are particularly inspired by surf and skateboard cultures, as well as the custom car and hot rod aesthetic elsewhere known as Finish Fetish. He is best known for combining hard-edge abstraction with gestural brushwork, layering, raw edges, and textured surfaces, thereby bringing depth and an expressionist touch to a tradition of painting known typically for its flatness.

Alex Couwenberg

Pinky Tuscadero, 2015

Acrylic on canvas
50 × 56 × 2 in
127 × 142.2 × 5.1 cm
This is a unique work.
$12,500
Location
San Francisco
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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