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Hunt Slonem

Crystal Ball, 1980

Silkscreen
22 × 33 in
55.9 × 83.8 cm
Edition of 250
This is part of a limited edition set.
$350
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location
Brooklyn
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Numbered 185 of 250 in pencil and Hand Signed by the artist.

Numbered 185 of 250 in pencil and Hand Signed by the artist.

Condition
A-: Near Mint, very light signs of handling
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Hand-signed by artist, Numbered 185 of 250 in pencil and Hand Signed by the artist.
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Hunt Slonem
American, b. 1951
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Artist and collector Hunt Slonem is best known for huge Neo-Expressionist oil paintings of tropical birds based on his personal aviary. His lavishly colored canvases are populated with rows of birds rendered with thick brushstrokes. “I was influenced by Warhol's repetition of soup cans and Marilyn,” Slonem says. “But I'm more interested in doing it in the sense of prayer, with repetition... It's really a form of worship.” According to The New York Times art critic Roberta Smith, “This witty Formalist strategy meshes the creatures into the picture plane and sometimes nearly obliterates them as images, but it also suspends and shrouds them in a dim, atmospheric light that is quite beautiful.” Besides the birds, Slonem also paints repetitions of flowers, bunnies, butterflies, as well as portraits, particularly of Abraham Lincoln.

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Numbered 185 of 250 in pencil and Hand Signed by the artist.

Numbered 185 of 250 in pencil and Hand Signed by the artist.

Condition
A-: Near Mint, very light signs of handling
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Numbered 185 of 250 in pencil and Hand Signed by the artist.
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Frame
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$350–$385
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Hunt Slonem
American, b. 1951
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Artist and collector Hunt Slonem is best known for huge Neo-Expressionist oil paintings of tropical birds based on his personal aviary. His lavishly colored canvases are populated with rows of birds rendered with thick brushstrokes. “I was influenced by Warhol's repetition of soup cans and Marilyn,” Slonem says. “But I'm more interested in doing it in the sense of prayer, with repetition... It's really a form of worship.” According to The New York Times art critic Roberta Smith, “This witty Formalist strategy meshes the creatures into the picture plane and sometimes nearly obliterates them as images, but it also suspends and shrouds them in a dim, atmospheric light that is quite beautiful.” Besides the birds, Slonem also paints repetitions of flowers, bunnies, butterflies, as well as portraits, particularly of Abraham Lincoln.

Hunt Slonem

Crystal Ball, 1980

Silkscreen
22 × 33 in
55.9 × 83.8 cm
Edition of 250
This is part of a limited edition set.
$350
Ships from Brooklyn, NY, US
Shipping: Free domestic, $39 rest of world
location
Brooklyn
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Locked
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