Christopher Winter, ‘Black Hole’, 2006, Kwiat Art
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Christopher Winter

Black Hole, 2006

Watercolor on paper
10 1/4 × 7 3/4 in
26 × 19.7 cm
.
$1,300
Location
Los Angeles
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Kwiat Art
Los Angeles

A quintessential work by Christopher Winter: seemingly light-hearted, even saccharine, at first …

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Excellent. Frame with a few nicks
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Hand-signed by artist
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Christopher Winter
British, b. 1968
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With a reputation for producing fantastical, humorous, and oftentimes provocative figurative paintings, Christopher Winter incorporates themes of sexual fantasy, pre-industrial or so-called “primitive” cultures, and sheer imagination. His landscapes have been described as the “devil’s playground,” exemplified by works like the “Wildlife Suite” series (2010) in which nude women are shown in varying forms of physical congress with men dressed in bear suits; in Wildlife Suite XII (2010), Winter uses this motif to mimic the composition of Édouard Manet’s historic and scandalous Le déjeuner sur l’herbe (1863), a playful act of appropriation. Winter is also a draftsman and video artist, and has conducted a series of “séance” performances, influenced by the similar undertakings of the writer Victor Hugo, in which he attempts to channel the spirit of deceased artists such as Hans Holbein the Younger and Albrecht Dürer.

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A quintessential work by Christopher Winter: seemingly light-hearted, even saccharine, at first glance, but rife with foreboding.

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Condition
Excellent. Frame with a few nicks
Signature
Hand-signed by artist
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Christopher Winter
British, b. 1968
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With a reputation for producing fantastical, humorous, and oftentimes provocative figurative paintings, Christopher Winter incorporates themes of sexual fantasy, pre-industrial or so-called “primitive” cultures, and sheer imagination. His landscapes have been described as the “devil’s playground,” exemplified by works like the “Wildlife Suite” series (2010) in which nude women are shown in varying forms of physical congress with men dressed in bear suits; in Wildlife Suite XII (2010), Winter uses this motif to mimic the composition of Édouard Manet’s historic and scandalous Le déjeuner sur l’herbe (1863), a playful act of appropriation. Winter is also a draftsman and video artist, and has conducted a series of “séance” performances, influenced by the similar undertakings of the writer Victor Hugo, in which he attempts to channel the spirit of deceased artists such as Hans Holbein the Younger and Albrecht Dürer.

Christopher Winter

Black Hole, 2006

Watercolor on paper
10 1/4 × 7 3/4 in
26 × 19.7 cm
.
$1,300
Location
Los Angeles
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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