Dedy Sufriadi, ‘My Father's Car and His Story’, 2013, Ode to Art
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Dedy Sufriadi

My Father's Car and His Story, 2013

Mixed Medium on Canvas
59 1/10 × 78 7/10 in
150 × 200 cm
$5,000 - 7,500
Location
Singapore
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About the work
Ode to Art
Singapore

An emotionally charged tribute, this piece alludes to the artist’s father, and his dream of owning …

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Painting
Dedy Sufriadi
Indonesian, b. 1976
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Dedy Sufriadi’s energetic paintings layer abstract forms, charged phrases, and floating symbols in allover, expressionistic compositions. Through a process that merges concentrated study with stream-of-consciousness response, he pairs philosophical and pop-cultural texts with symbols spontaneously triggered by the excerpted passages. Sufriadi describes his work as a means to explore the interplay between “intelligence and intuition,” as demonstrated by the combination of scrawled existentialist theory texts and doodle-like drawings in his paintings. The large-scale canvases, built from acrylic and pen, recall the work of neo-expressionist painters such as Jean-Michel Basquiat and Julian Schnabel.

Dedy Sufriadi, ‘My Father's Car and His Story’, 2013, Ode to Art
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Ode to Art
Singapore

An emotionally charged tribute, this piece alludes to the artist’s father, and his dream of owning a car. Ironically, in spite of fixing them for a living, the dream was never achieved. In present time, the artist and all his siblings own and drive cars, bringing more bittersweet rony to his fathers dream. The …

Medium
Painting
Dedy Sufriadi
Indonesian, b. 1976
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Dedy Sufriadi’s energetic paintings layer abstract forms, charged phrases, and floating symbols in allover, expressionistic compositions. Through a process that merges concentrated study with stream-of-consciousness response, he pairs philosophical and pop-cultural texts with symbols spontaneously triggered by the excerpted passages. Sufriadi describes his work as a means to explore the interplay between “intelligence and intuition,” as demonstrated by the combination of scrawled existentialist theory texts and doodle-like drawings in his paintings. The large-scale canvases, built from acrylic and pen, recall the work of neo-expressionist painters such as Jean-Michel Basquiat and Julian Schnabel.

Dedy Sufriadi

My Father's Car and His Story, 2013

Mixed Medium on Canvas
59 1/10 × 78 7/10 in
150 × 200 cm
$5,000 - 7,500
Location
Singapore
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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