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Charles Arnoldi

Untitled, 2006

Lithograph in colors on paper
37 × 36 in
94 × 91.4 cm
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About the work
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Heritage Auctions

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Framed Dimensions 40.25 X 39.5 Inches

Condition Report: No apparent condition issues. Not …

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A.P.

Framed Dimensions 40.25 X 39.5 Inches

Condition Report: No apparent condition issues. Not examined out of frame. Floated and framed under acrylic.

Signature
Signed, dated, and annotated in pencil along lower edge
Image rights
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
Charles Arnoldi
American, b. 1946
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Claiming, “I’m just trying to make art with some sense of dignity, and honesty, and integrity,” Charles Arnoldi has been blurring the boundaries between painting and sculpture, abstraction and representation throughout his long and celebrated career. He started showing his work in the 1970s, consisting of compositions crafted from sticks he would gather from orchards and woods. Whether affixed to the canvas in thick clusters or structured into geometric, openwork wall hangings and sculptures, the sticks both resemble and inform the vigorously painted lines that appear in his later paintings. From sticks, he moved on to pigmented plywood, glued together into thickly layered sheets, which he would shape and mark with a chainsaw. In his more traditional, acrylic-on-canvas paintings, Arnoldi translates nature and architecture into abstract compositions that hint at their source imagery, including windows, Hawaiian flora, and purple potatoes.

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About the work
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Heritage Auctions

A.P.

Framed Dimensions 40.25 X 39.5 Inches

Condition Report: No apparent condition issues. Not …

Read more

A.P.

Framed Dimensions 40.25 X 39.5 Inches

Condition Report: No apparent condition issues. Not examined out of frame. Floated and framed under acrylic.

Signature
Signed, dated, and annotated in pencil along lower edge
Image rights
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
Charles Arnoldi
American, b. 1946
Follow

Claiming, “I’m just trying to make art with some sense of dignity, and honesty, and integrity,” Charles Arnoldi has been blurring the boundaries between painting and sculpture, abstraction and representation throughout his long and celebrated career. He started showing his work in the 1970s, consisting of compositions crafted from sticks he would gather from orchards and woods. Whether affixed to the canvas in thick clusters or structured into geometric, openwork wall hangings and sculptures, the sticks both resemble and inform the vigorously painted lines that appear in his later paintings. From sticks, he moved on to pigmented plywood, glued together into thickly layered sheets, which he would shape and mark with a chainsaw. In his more traditional, acrylic-on-canvas paintings, Arnoldi translates nature and architecture into abstract compositions that hint at their source imagery, including windows, Hawaiian flora, and purple potatoes.

Charles Arnoldi

Untitled, 2006

Lithograph in colors on paper
37 × 36 in
94 × 91.4 cm
Bidding closed
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