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Hunt Slonem

My Parents, 1980

Serigraph
26 × 32 × 1/10 in
66 × 81.3 × 0.3 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
$800
Ships from Long Island City, NY, US
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Long Island City
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About the work

With tropical animals, worldly sculptures, and vibrant textiles, Hunt Slonem’s early still lifes …

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With tropical animals, worldly sculptures, and vibrant textiles, Hunt Slonem’s early still lifes are filled with treasures that reflect his childhood spent traveling to faraway places. As the son of a Navy officer, Slonem moved every two or three years during his youth, living everywhere from Hawaii to Washington …

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Hunt Slonem is perhaps best known for his neo-expressionist paintings of tropical birds, based on …

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Hunt Slonem is perhaps best known for his neo-expressionist paintings of tropical birds, based on his own personal aviary. His prints often are brightly colored still lives, featuring birds and odds and ends alike.

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Hand-signed by artist, Signed and numbered in pencil
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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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About the work

With tropical animals, worldly sculptures, and vibrant textiles, Hunt Slonem’s early still lifes …

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With tropical animals, worldly sculptures, and vibrant textiles, Hunt Slonem’s early still lifes are filled with treasures that reflect his childhood spent traveling to faraway places. As the son of a Navy officer, Slonem moved every two or three years during his youth, living everywhere from Hawaii to Washington …

Read more
RoGallery
Long Island City
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Hunt Slonem is perhaps best known for his neo-expressionist paintings of tropical birds, based on …

Read more

Hunt Slonem is perhaps best known for his neo-expressionist paintings of tropical birds, based on his own personal aviary. His prints often are brightly colored still lives, featuring birds and odds and ends alike.

Medium
Print
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed and numbered in pencil
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Frame
Not included
Price ranges of large prints by Hunt Slonem
Learn more
Browse works in this category
$780–$810
This work
$0
$870+
Hunt Slonem
American, b. 1951
Follow

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

My Parents, 1980

Serigraph
26 × 32 × 1/10 in
66 × 81.3 × 0.3 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
$800
Ships from Long Island City, NY, US
Free shipping worldwide
location
Long Island City
Locked
Secure payment
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