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Glenn Brown, ‘They Slipped the Surly Bounds of Earth and Touched the Face of God’, 2017, Gagosian
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Glenn Brown

They Slipped the Surly Bounds of Earth and Touched the Face of God, 2017

Oil on panel
50 9/16 × 32 1/2 × 7/8 in
128.4 × 82.6 × 2.2 cm
Location
New York, Beverly Hills, San Francisco, London, Paris, Le Bourget, Geneva, Basel, Rome, Athens, Central, Hong Kong
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© Glenn Brown. Courtesy of the artist and Gagosian. Photo: Lucy Dawkins.
Glenn Brown
British, b. 1966
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Painter and sculptor Glenn Brown is best known for borrowing images from artists like Salvador Dalí, Frank Auerbach, and Rembrandt, as well as by the largely unknown graphic artists of mass-market science fiction paperbacks, and creating wild embellishments and transforming the familiar into the alien. Set against monochromatic backgrounds, his figures are often grotesquely enlarged and elongated. Represented in the 1997 exhibition “Sensation”, Brown is commonly associated with the Young British Artists (YBA) such as Gary Hume, Chris Ofili, and Peter Doig.

Glenn Brown, ‘They Slipped the Surly Bounds of Earth and Touched the Face of God’, 2017, Gagosian
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About the work
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© Glenn Brown. Courtesy of the artist and Gagosian. Photo: Lucy Dawkins.
Glenn Brown
British, b. 1966
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Painter and sculptor Glenn Brown is best known for borrowing images from artists like Salvador Dalí, Frank Auerbach, and Rembrandt, as well as by the largely unknown graphic artists of mass-market science fiction paperbacks, and creating wild embellishments and transforming the familiar into the alien. Set against monochromatic backgrounds, his figures are often grotesquely enlarged and elongated. Represented in the 1997 exhibition “Sensation”, Brown is commonly associated with the Young British Artists (YBA) such as Gary Hume, Chris Ofili, and Peter Doig.

Glenn Brown

They Slipped the Surly Bounds of Earth and Touched the Face of God, 2017

Oil on panel
50 9/16 × 32 1/2 × 7/8 in
128.4 × 82.6 × 2.2 cm
Location
New York, Beverly Hills, San Francisco, London, Paris, Le Bourget, Geneva, Basel, Rome, Athens, Central, Hong Kong
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