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John Copeland

Memento Hunky Dory, 2019

Oil on raw canvas
36 × 31 9/10 in
91.5 × 81 cm
This is a unique work.
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Copenhagen V
About the work
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Painting
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Hand-signed by artist, Back
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Frame
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John Copeland
American , b. 1976
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John Copeland’s distorted and expressionistic paintings capture the dark and libidinous human drives concealed within the everyday. He works in an elaborately gestural style, leaving large drips all over the canvas and warping his figures so that they merge into the background. “I usually work from some reference; old photos, some scrap from an old magazine, some source...I’m always pushing things more toward abstraction and trying to play with that line where things break up.” The figures in Copeland’s images eat, drink, scrutinize themselves in the mirror, and float in abstract space amidst skulls and biomorphic forms.

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About the work
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Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Back
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Frame
Not included
John Copeland
American , b. 1976
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John Copeland’s distorted and expressionistic paintings capture the dark and libidinous human drives concealed within the everyday. He works in an elaborately gestural style, leaving large drips all over the canvas and warping his figures so that they merge into the background. “I usually work from some reference; old photos, some scrap from an old magazine, some source...I’m always pushing things more toward abstraction and trying to play with that line where things break up.” The figures in Copeland’s images eat, drink, scrutinize themselves in the mirror, and float in abstract space amidst skulls and biomorphic forms.

John Copeland

Memento Hunky Dory, 2019

Oil on raw canvas
36 × 31 9/10 in
91.5 × 81 cm
This is a unique work.
Sold
location
Copenhagen V
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