David Ortiz, ‘Eyes without a Face’, 2016, The Watermill Center Benefit Auction
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David Ortiz

Eyes without a Face, 2016

Silk screen on acid free canvas paper
16 × 20 in
40.6 × 50.8 cm
Edition 4/5
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
About the work
The Watermill Center Benefit Auction

Dave Ortiz is a New York artist of Puerto Rican descent. Ortiz works primarily in painting, …

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David Ortiz
American, b. 1970
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Working across the mediums of painting, drawing, printmaking, and photography, David Ortiz first rose to prominence in the 1980s amid the street art scene of New York City. Soon after, Ortiz largely abandoned graffiti as his primary medium and embraced a more traditional studio practice, blending such divergent influences as Matisse and contemporary cartoon imagery into his figurative and abstract work, often highlighting underrepresented individuals encountered in his neighborhood. Beyond the studio, he has found success with numerous commercial collaborations, including a highly sought-after pair of limited edition Nike sneakers.

David Ortiz, ‘Eyes without a Face’, 2016, The Watermill Center Benefit Auction
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Dave Ortiz is a New York artist of Puerto Rican descent. Ortiz works primarily in painting, silkscreen printing and drawings. He is among the generation of American Hispanic artists who found his voice first in street art. His work focuses on heritage and cultural assimilation topics and he can be described as a …

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Print
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Courtesy of the Artist
David Ortiz
American, b. 1970
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Working across the mediums of painting, drawing, printmaking, and photography, David Ortiz first rose to prominence in the 1980s amid the street art scene of New York City. Soon after, Ortiz largely abandoned graffiti as his primary medium and embraced a more traditional studio practice, blending such divergent influences as Matisse and contemporary cartoon imagery into his figurative and abstract work, often highlighting underrepresented individuals encountered in his neighborhood. Beyond the studio, he has found success with numerous commercial collaborations, including a highly sought-after pair of limited edition Nike sneakers.

David Ortiz

Eyes without a Face, 2016

Silk screen on acid free canvas paper
16 × 20 in
40.6 × 50.8 cm
Edition 4/5
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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