Analía Saban, ‘Broken Vase No.2’, 2016, Headlands Center for the Arts Benefit Auction
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Analía Saban

Broken Vase No.2, 2016

Acrylic matte medium and crushed paper construction
28 × 20 in
71.1 × 50.8 cm
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Headlands Center for the Arts Benefit Auction

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This work is from her 2016 exhibition Analia Saban is Broken at Gemini G.E.L in LA. …

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Analía Saban
Argentinian-American, b. 1980
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Analia Saban’s sculptural paintings are the result of the artist’s interest in dissecting both the painting process and her works themselves. Saban describes her own method of working as both artistic and scientific—an approach that was inspired by her former instructor John Baldessari. She is best known for using laser cutters, silicone molds and acrylic, and erosive techniques. In her early works, Saban reduced the works of Modernists like Wassily Kandinsky, Joan Miró, and Henri Matisse into individual swatches of color, which she then cut out, copied, and rearranged. Since then, her painting practice has also included unraveling painted canvases and wrapping the threads into a single ball; shrink-wrapping oil-on-canvas works such that the paint moved beneath the plastic; and using photographic emulsion as a device for applying marks to painted surfaces.

Analía Saban, ‘Broken Vase No.2’, 2016, Headlands Center for the Arts Benefit Auction
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About the work
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Ed. 1/20 + SP2

This work is from her 2016 exhibition Analia Saban is Broken at Gemini G.E.L in LA. The Broken Vase series was spurred by Saban’s time as an Artist in Residence at the Getty Research Institute and her captivation with the machinery used to make prints. In this series she digs into the process of …

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Courtesy of the artist and Gemini G.E.L.
Analía Saban
Argentinian-American, b. 1980
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Analia Saban’s sculptural paintings are the result of the artist’s interest in dissecting both the painting process and her works themselves. Saban describes her own method of working as both artistic and scientific—an approach that was inspired by her former instructor John Baldessari. She is best known for using laser cutters, silicone molds and acrylic, and erosive techniques. In her early works, Saban reduced the works of Modernists like Wassily Kandinsky, Joan Miró, and Henri Matisse into individual swatches of color, which she then cut out, copied, and rearranged. Since then, her painting practice has also included unraveling painted canvases and wrapping the threads into a single ball; shrink-wrapping oil-on-canvas works such that the paint moved beneath the plastic; and using photographic emulsion as a device for applying marks to painted surfaces.

Analía Saban

Broken Vase No.2, 2016

Acrylic matte medium and crushed paper construction
28 × 20 in
71.1 × 50.8 cm
Bidding closed
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