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Cordy Ryman, ‘Will's Recorder’, 2016, Walter Storms Galerie
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Cordy Ryman

Will's Recorder, 2016

Acrylic, enamel on wood
7 1/5 × 6 1/5 × 2 in
18.4 × 15.8 × 5.1 cm
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Munich
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Hand-signed by artist
Cordy Ryman
American, b. 1971
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“I love materials and I save everything,” states Cordy Ryman, who concocts intentionally rough-around-the-edges, beautifully composed abstract sculptures, installations, and wall pieces from salvaged and painted wood. The son of Robert Ryman and Merrill Wagner, he has been immersed in art since birth, working with salvaged industrial and construction materials since the beginning of his career and gradually honing his focus to wood. Fusing painting with sculpture, and planning with spontaneity, he makes his works out of scraps of wood re-purposed from his own, older installations and cast-offs and supports from his works-in-progress. His compositions range from small- to large-scale, and self-contained to sprawling, with brightly painted or muted surfaces marked by use and re-use. “Used materials with a built-in history always seemed more interesting and richer,” Ryman explains. “They have a life and vitality already built in.”

Cordy Ryman, ‘Will's Recorder’, 2016, Walter Storms Galerie
Cordy Ryman, ‘Will's Recorder’, 2016, Walter Storms Galerie
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About the work
Medium
Painting
Signature
Hand-signed by artist
Cordy Ryman
American, b. 1971
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“I love materials and I save everything,” states Cordy Ryman, who concocts intentionally rough-around-the-edges, beautifully composed abstract sculptures, installations, and wall pieces from salvaged and painted wood. The son of Robert Ryman and Merrill Wagner, he has been immersed in art since birth, working with salvaged industrial and construction materials since the beginning of his career and gradually honing his focus to wood. Fusing painting with sculpture, and planning with spontaneity, he makes his works out of scraps of wood re-purposed from his own, older installations and cast-offs and supports from his works-in-progress. His compositions range from small- to large-scale, and self-contained to sprawling, with brightly painted or muted surfaces marked by use and re-use. “Used materials with a built-in history always seemed more interesting and richer,” Ryman explains. “They have a life and vitality already built in.”

Cordy Ryman

Will's Recorder, 2016

Acrylic, enamel on wood
7 1/5 × 6 1/5 × 2 in
18.4 × 15.8 × 5.1 cm
Contact For Price
Location
Munich
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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