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Hunt Slonem

Untitled Bunny, 2019

Oil on Wood
10 × 8 in
25.4 × 20.3 cm
This is a unique work.
$5,500
Ships from Austin , TX, US
Shipping: $50 domestic, $150 rest of world
location
Austin , Lakeway
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Series
Bunnies
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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
Medium
Painting
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed on the back
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Included
Series
Bunnies
Price ranges of small paintings by Hunt Slonem
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$5,400–$5,700
This work
$0
$8,100+
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

Untitled Bunny, 2019

Oil on Wood
10 × 8 in
25.4 × 20.3 cm
This is a unique work.
$5,500
Ships from Austin , TX, US
Shipping: $50 domestic, $150 rest of world
location
Austin , Lakeway
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Locked
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