This painting by Eric Blum is composed of layered ink, silk, and beeswax on panel in beautiful shades of light mauve and green

In Eric Blum’s mostly monochromatic paintings, ink permeates silk in soft gradients, which abruptly meet the defined edges of his revisions. Overlays of varying opacities form a fragmented …

Medium
Condition
New / perfect condition
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, verso
Frame
Not included

The subjects of Eric Blum’s abstract paintings are often narrative, pieced together from the fleeting, unfocused, or peripheral visions of light and movement, and the artist’s earliest sensory memories as an infant—or what he calls the “misunderstandings of the irretrievable glimpse.” Each of his works begins with a drawing, which he then uses as the basis for compositions featuring translucent materials like watercolor, silk, and layers of ink and thin infusions of wax. Sometimes he applies only one layer to the work per day. The result of his process is a tactile surface and a sense of indeterminate depth in the picture plane.

Selected exhibitions
2020
Eric BlumKathryn Markel Fine Arts
2017
K. Imperial Fine Art at PULSE Miami Beach 2017K. Imperial Fine Art
2016
Eric Blum: Paintings and Works on PaperK. Imperial Fine Art
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Untitled No. 900, 2020

Ink, silk, and beeswax on panel
59 × 47 in
149.9 × 119.4 cm
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$15,000
Location
New York, Bridgehampton
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This painting by Eric Blum is composed of layered ink, silk, and beeswax on panel in beautiful …

Medium
Condition
New / perfect condition
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, verso
Frame
Not included

The subjects of Eric Blum’s abstract paintings are often narrative, pieced together from the fleeting, unfocused, or peripheral visions of light and movement, and the artist’s earliest sensory memories as an infant—or what he calls the “misunderstandings of the irretrievable glimpse.” Each of his works begins with a drawing, which he then uses as the basis for compositions featuring translucent materials like watercolor, silk, and layers of ink and thin infusions of wax. Sometimes he applies only one layer to the work per day. The result of his process is a tactile surface and a sense of indeterminate depth in the picture plane.

Selected exhibitions (3)
Other works by Eric Blum
Other works from Kathryn Markel Fine Arts
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