David Allan Peters, ‘Untitled #15’, 2020, Painting, Acrylic on panel, Miles McEnery Gallery
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David Allan Peters

Untitled #15, 2020

Acrylic on panel
48 × 36 in
121.9 × 91.4 cm
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New York
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David Allan Peters
American, b. 1969
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Inspired by the saturated sunsets and flora of his native California, David Allan Peters produces abstract paintings whose surfaces explode with color. Working on wooden panels at small- to mid-scale, he first builds up thick, monochromatic layers of pigment; a single panel may hold 100 different layers. Once these layers have dried, he cuts, scrapes, and carves into them, revealing the many colors beneath the surface, which reappear as radiating lines, rings, and whorls. He describes his process by saying, “I paint these beautiful colors and keep stacking them on top of each other. It’s like hiding secrets. I have to find them again. I rediscover.” Not one to waste material, Peters collects the rainbow assortment of pigment scraps created from his work and transforms them into vibrant sculptures of geometric shapes and crystalline forms.

David Allan Peters, ‘Untitled #15’, 2020, Painting, Acrylic on panel, Miles McEnery Gallery
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David Allan Peters
American, b. 1969
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Inspired by the saturated sunsets and flora of his native California, David Allan Peters produces abstract paintings whose surfaces explode with color. Working on wooden panels at small- to mid-scale, he first builds up thick, monochromatic layers of pigment; a single panel may hold 100 different layers. Once these layers have dried, he cuts, scrapes, and carves into them, revealing the many colors beneath the surface, which reappear as radiating lines, rings, and whorls. He describes his process by saying, “I paint these beautiful colors and keep stacking them on top of each other. It’s like hiding secrets. I have to find them again. I rediscover.” Not one to waste material, Peters collects the rainbow assortment of pigment scraps created from his work and transforms them into vibrant sculptures of geometric shapes and crystalline forms.

David Allan Peters

Untitled #15, 2020

Acrylic on panel
48 × 36 in
121.9 × 91.4 cm
Contact For Price
Location
New York
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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