Dion Johnson, ‘Mercury Curtain’, 2019, Painting, Acrylic on paper, Bentley Gallery
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Dion Johnson

Mercury Curtain, 2019

Acrylic on paper
19 1/4 × 17 1/2 in
48.9 × 44.5 cm
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Phoenix
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Bentley Gallery
Phoenix

23.5 x 21.5 x 1 inch framed

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Dion Johnson
American, b. 1975
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Los Angeles-based Dion Johnson makes hard-edged, abstract paintings with dynamic color fields and lines. In his works, bold, contrasting swathes droop down and slide across his canvases, existing simultaneously as line, shape, and color. Lines and forms butt up against, shift, and weave through one another, but preserve their sharply defined boundaries. A thin line between thick fields of color will abruptly become rounded off or bend across adjacent fields, creating a bustling sense of movement with a limited vocabulary. Johnson turns these boisterous elements into carefully crafted and finely balanced compositions.

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Bentley Gallery
Phoenix

23.5 x 21.5 x 1 inch framed

Medium
Signature
Signature, date, size, and title on back
Dion Johnson
American, b. 1975
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Los Angeles-based Dion Johnson makes hard-edged, abstract paintings with dynamic color fields and lines. In his works, bold, contrasting swathes droop down and slide across his canvases, existing simultaneously as line, shape, and color. Lines and forms butt up against, shift, and weave through one another, but preserve their sharply defined boundaries. A thin line between thick fields of color will abruptly become rounded off or bend across adjacent fields, creating a bustling sense of movement with a limited vocabulary. Johnson turns these boisterous elements into carefully crafted and finely balanced compositions.

Dion Johnson

Mercury Curtain, 2019

Acrylic on paper
19 1/4 × 17 1/2 in
48.9 × 44.5 cm
.
Sold
Location
Phoenix
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