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Dan Colen

Moments Like This Never Last, 2010

Ilfochrome
15 × 20 in
38.1 × 50.8 cm
Edition 1/3
This is part of a limited edition set.
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About the work
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Condition Report: Unframed, no visible condition issues. Sheet is loose.

Condition Report: Unframed, no visible condition issues. Sheet is loose.

Medium
Other
Signature
Signed, numbered and dated in ink on verso
Image rights
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
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, Heritage Auctions
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About the work
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Condition Report: Unframed, no visible condition issues. Sheet is loose.

Condition Report: Unframed, no visible condition issues. Sheet is loose.

Medium
Other
Signature
Signed, numbered and dated in ink on verso
Image rights
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
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

Ilfochrome
15 × 20 in
38.1 × 50.8 cm
Edition 1/3
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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