Corey Escoto, ‘20th Century Fox’, 2016, Taymour Grahne Projects
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Corey Escoto

20th Century Fox, 2016

Urethane resin and foam
56 × 30 × 97 in
142.2 × 76.2 × 246.4 cm
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Location
Holland Park, London , London
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Corey Escoto
American, b. 1983
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Corey Escoto’s practice is born from an almost Structuralist engagement with analog photography, as the artist delves into the decay of analog film and the rise of digital imagery. In his technically rigorous process, Escoto installs stencils into his Polaroid camera, using it to produce four-by-five-inch photographs that alter light and space into geometric abstractions, while maintaining an indexical relationship to the natural world, despite their having no optical resemblance to it. The photographs serve as the inspiration for abstract sculptures, thereby reversing the traditional relationship of image to subject and further complicating Escoto’s engagement with form and image.

Corey Escoto, ‘20th Century Fox’, 2016, Taymour Grahne Projects
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Corey Escoto
American, b. 1983
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Corey Escoto’s practice is born from an almost Structuralist engagement with analog photography, as the artist delves into the decay of analog film and the rise of digital imagery. In his technically rigorous process, Escoto installs stencils into his Polaroid camera, using it to produce four-by-five-inch photographs that alter light and space into geometric abstractions, while maintaining an indexical relationship to the natural world, despite their having no optical resemblance to it. The photographs serve as the inspiration for abstract sculptures, thereby reversing the traditional relationship of image to subject and further complicating Escoto’s engagement with form and image.

Corey Escoto

20th Century Fox, 2016

Urethane resin and foam
56 × 30 × 97 in
142.2 × 76.2 × 246.4 cm
Contact For Price
Location
Holland Park, London , London
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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