Charles Buckley, ‘Airplane’, 2015, Painting, Acrylic on canvas, Susan Eley Fine Art
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Charles Buckley

Airplane, 2015

Acrylic on canvas
12 × 36 in
30.5 × 91.4 cm
.
$3,200
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Shipping: $50 domestic only
Location
New York, Hudson
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Susan Eley Fine Art
New York, Hudson

Charles Buckley’s (b. 1966) progression paintings on multiple canvases are an investigation
of the …

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Charles Buckley
American, b. 1966
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Charles Buckley's best known paintings explore the art of storytelling by illustrating the progression of a narrative. These linear stories depict progress by recording evidence of action, as in 1965 Coronet (2010), in which a car travels across three successive canvases, each panel a deeper shade than the former. The car is a common subject for Buckley, who has a tendency toward 1950s-era iconography, such as classic cars, housewives, airplanes, advertising symbols, and old-fashioned bathing suits and sporting attire. His work rotates between watercolor, pencil, and gouache on paper or acrylic on canvas, even including a series drawn overtop paint swatches. Buckley explores the construction of the narrative and the boundary between rational and uncertain thought, which he describes as "the area where things cannot be explained rationally, yet fit within the logic of the painting…"

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Susan Eley Fine Art
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Charles Buckley’s (b. 1966) progression paintings on multiple canvases are an investigation
of the construction of narrative and progress. Rendered in bright colors and evocative of a
classic Pop Art style, Buckley draws inspiration for his figures and objects from mid-20th
century manuals and textbooks. The progression …

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Charles Buckley
American, b. 1966
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Charles Buckley's best known paintings explore the art of storytelling by illustrating the progression of a narrative. These linear stories depict progress by recording evidence of action, as in 1965 Coronet (2010), in which a car travels across three successive canvases, each panel a deeper shade than the former. The car is a common subject for Buckley, who has a tendency toward 1950s-era iconography, such as classic cars, housewives, airplanes, advertising symbols, and old-fashioned bathing suits and sporting attire. His work rotates between watercolor, pencil, and gouache on paper or acrylic on canvas, even including a series drawn overtop paint swatches. Buckley explores the construction of the narrative and the boundary between rational and uncertain thought, which he describes as "the area where things cannot be explained rationally, yet fit within the logic of the painting…"

Charles Buckley

Airplane, 2015

Acrylic on canvas
12 × 36 in
30.5 × 91.4 cm
.
$3,200
Ships from New York, NY, US
Shipping: $50 domestic only
Location
New York, Hudson
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
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