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Brad Kahlhamer, ‘Two works: (i-ii) Urban Prarie Girls’, (i) 2005-(ii) 2004, Phillips
Brad Kahlhamer, ‘Two works: (i-ii) Urban Prarie Girls’, (i) 2005-(ii) 2004, Phillips
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Brad Kahlhamer

Two works: (i-ii) Urban Prarie Girls, (i) 2005-(ii) 2004

Ink and watercolor on paper
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Each: 22 x 29 1/2 in. (55.9 x 74.9 cm.)

Each: 22 x 29 1/2 in. (55.9 x 74.9 cm.)

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Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper
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(i) signed and dated "Brad Kahlhamer 2005" lower right (ii) signed and dated "Brad Kahlhamer 2004" lower right
Brad Kahlhamer
American, b. 1956
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Brad Kahlhamer draws on his tripartite identity in his art, navigating his Native American heritage, adoptive German-American family, and adult life in New York City’s Lower East Side, where he has lived since 1990. In reference to his Native American history, Kahlhamer works with Hopi katsina dolls, but he deviates from their prescribed histories and uses, reimagining the dolls through a neo-expressionist lens and embellishing them with detritus collected from his neighborhood. Kahlhamer similarly combines established artistic traditions with his own history in his painting practice. The artist references hallmarks of 20th-century abstract painting, notably German expressionism and American neo-expressionism, while incorporating a highly personal iconography and absorbing the artistic milieu of downtown Manhattan.

Brad Kahlhamer, ‘Two works: (i-ii) Urban Prarie Girls’, (i) 2005-(ii) 2004, Phillips
Brad Kahlhamer, ‘Two works: (i-ii) Urban Prarie Girls’, (i) 2005-(ii) 2004, Phillips
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About the work
Exhibition history
Bibliography
Provenance
P
Phillips

Each: 22 x 29 1/2 in. (55.9 x 74.9 cm.)

Each: 22 x 29 1/2 in. (55.9 x 74.9 cm.)

Medium
Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper
Signature
(i) signed and dated "Brad Kahlhamer 2005" lower right (ii) signed and dated "Brad Kahlhamer 2004" lower right
Brad Kahlhamer
American, b. 1956
Follow

Brad Kahlhamer draws on his tripartite identity in his art, navigating his Native American heritage, adoptive German-American family, and adult life in New York City’s Lower East Side, where he has lived since 1990. In reference to his Native American history, Kahlhamer works with Hopi katsina dolls, but he deviates from their prescribed histories and uses, reimagining the dolls through a neo-expressionist lens and embellishing them with detritus collected from his neighborhood. Kahlhamer similarly combines established artistic traditions with his own history in his painting practice. The artist references hallmarks of 20th-century abstract painting, notably German expressionism and American neo-expressionism, while incorporating a highly personal iconography and absorbing the artistic milieu of downtown Manhattan.

Brad Kahlhamer

Two works: (i-ii) Urban Prarie Girls, (i) 2005-(ii) 2004

Ink and watercolor on paper
Bidding closed
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