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Dan Colen, ‘Moments Like This Never Last’, 2010, Phillips
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Dan Colen

Moments Like This Never Last, 2010

Cibachrome print
15 × 20 in
38.1 × 50.8 cm
Edition 3/3
This is part of a limited edition set.
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From the Specialists:
Dan Colen began making his confetti compositions after the death of his friend …

From the Specialists:
Dan Colen began making his confetti compositions after the death of his friend and fellow artist, Dash Snow in 2009. Aptly titled after fleeting moments in time, the randomized distribution of confetti in Moments Like This Never Last, ironically used at joyful events like birthdays and New …

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Signed, numbered and dated "Dan Colen 2010 3/3" on the reverse, framed.
Dan Colen
American, b. 1979
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Dan Colen creates mixed-media, sculptural, and painted works that locate interest and magic within the seemingly ordinary and undervalued. Drawing from mass media, local subcultures, and sources such as Walt Disney film stills, he combines the intensity of real life with reflections on the subjects of immanence and belief. His meticulously painted surfaces often replicate scrawls of graffiti, accretions of bird droppings, and absurd slogans on inadvertent monuments and sites, such as in the green-splattered oil painting Bird Shit (2007) and No Sex No War No Me (2006), where the enamel medium resembles spray-painted text. Using debris from the street—ranging from a flip-flop, to paint cans to string—Colen reclaims, scrutinizes, and transforms the everyday object.

Dan Colen, ‘Moments Like This Never Last’, 2010, Phillips
Dan Colen, ‘Moments Like This Never Last’, 2010, Phillips
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About the work
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Phillips

From the Specialists:
Dan Colen began making his confetti compositions after the death of his friend …

From the Specialists:
Dan Colen began making his confetti compositions after the death of his friend and fellow artist, Dash Snow in 2009. Aptly titled after fleeting moments in time, the randomized distribution of confetti in Moments Like This Never Last, ironically used at joyful events like birthdays and New …

Medium
Print
Signature
Signed, numbered and dated "Dan Colen 2010 3/3" on the reverse, framed.
Dan Colen
American, b. 1979
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Dan Colen creates mixed-media, sculptural, and painted works that locate interest and magic within the seemingly ordinary and undervalued. Drawing from mass media, local subcultures, and sources such as Walt Disney film stills, he combines the intensity of real life with reflections on the subjects of immanence and belief. His meticulously painted surfaces often replicate scrawls of graffiti, accretions of bird droppings, and absurd slogans on inadvertent monuments and sites, such as in the green-splattered oil painting Bird Shit (2007) and No Sex No War No Me (2006), where the enamel medium resembles spray-painted text. Using debris from the street—ranging from a flip-flop, to paint cans to string—Colen reclaims, scrutinizes, and transforms the everyday object.

Dan Colen

Moments Like This Never Last, 2010

Cibachrome print
15 × 20 in
38.1 × 50.8 cm
Edition 3/3
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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