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George Condo

The Insane clown, 2109

1 color Etching
19 × 13 in
48.3 × 33 cm
Edition 11/30
This is part of a limited edition set.
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location
Boca Raton, New York, Bridgehampton
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About the work
Provenance
Medium
Print
Condition
Pristine
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed and dated lower right
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Frame
Included
George Condo
American, b. 1957
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George Condo’s work is populated by a cast of characters whose bulging eyes, bulbous cheeks, proliferating limbs, and hideous over- and under-bites set them apart as a singular species. Drawing on vastly diverse painting practices—like Pablo Picasso, Diego Velázquez, Henri Matisse, and Cy Twombly—Condo absorbs a vast range of art-historical sources, yet, at the same, creates a pictorial language characteristically his own, one that investigates the macabre, the carnivalesque, and the abject. He calls his surrealistic style “psychological cubism”, exploiting “our own imperfections—the private, off-moments or unseen aspects of humanity—that often give way to some of painting’s most beautiful moments.” Even Condo’s most abstract works, like Internal Space (2005) with its impenetrable geometric scaffolding of forms radiating from the painting’s center, explore the furthest extremes of the human psyche.

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About the work
Provenance
Medium
Print
Condition
Pristine
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed and dated lower right
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Frame
Included
George Condo
American, b. 1957
Follow

George Condo’s work is populated by a cast of characters whose bulging eyes, bulbous cheeks, proliferating limbs, and hideous over- and under-bites set them apart as a singular species. Drawing on vastly diverse painting practices—like Pablo Picasso, Diego Velázquez, Henri Matisse, and Cy Twombly—Condo absorbs a vast range of art-historical sources, yet, at the same, creates a pictorial language characteristically his own, one that investigates the macabre, the carnivalesque, and the abject. He calls his surrealistic style “psychological cubism”, exploiting “our own imperfections—the private, off-moments or unseen aspects of humanity—that often give way to some of painting’s most beautiful moments.” Even Condo’s most abstract works, like Internal Space (2005) with its impenetrable geometric scaffolding of forms radiating from the painting’s center, explore the furthest extremes of the human psyche.

George Condo

The Insane clown, 2109

1 color Etching
19 × 13 in
48.3 × 33 cm
Edition 11/30
This is part of a limited edition set.
Contact For Price
location
Boca Raton, New York, Bridgehampton
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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