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Ed Cohen

In Paris, where you were, a girl with red hair is reading a poem , 2017

Fluid acrylic on canvas
48 × 48 in
121.9 × 121.9 cm
$17,000
location
Seattle, New York
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Ed Cohen
American
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In a spontaneous process that straddles chance and control, and suggests fleeting moments in the artist’s studio, Ed Cohen bleeds acrylic paints onto his canvases, letting the pigments express a range of sleek hues as they flow into one another. The compositions often assume circular forms, adopted by Cohen from Buddhist Enso painting, where the circle is used as a spiritual and metaphorical figure. Cohen’s use of the motif is similarly painterly, but more subjective than ideological, reflecting his meditative state in making these paintings.

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Ed Cohen
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In a spontaneous process that straddles chance and control, and suggests fleeting moments in the artist’s studio, Ed Cohen bleeds acrylic paints onto his canvases, letting the pigments express a range of sleek hues as they flow into one another. The compositions often assume circular forms, adopted by Cohen from Buddhist Enso painting, where the circle is used as a spiritual and metaphorical figure. Cohen’s use of the motif is similarly painterly, but more subjective than ideological, reflecting his meditative state in making these paintings.

Ed Cohen

In Paris, where you were, a girl with red hair is reading a poem , 2017

Fluid acrylic on canvas
48 × 48 in
121.9 × 121.9 cm
$17,000
location
Seattle, New York
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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