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Jon Rafman

I am Alone but Not Lonely, 2013

Mixed media installation including Codes of Honor, 2011, and Chinatown Fair Interviews (Arcade Hustla), 2009-2010, various objects, trash, and volcanic dust
98 × 148 × 98 in
248.9 × 375.9 × 248.9 cm
Location
New York
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Mixed Media
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Courtesy of Zach Feuer Gallery, New York
Jon Rafman
Canadian, b. 1981
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Digital artist Jon Rafman is best known for his work around Google Street View, which he approaches as a repository of images that bring to the fore the relationship between technology and human experience. Concerned with the tension between the camera’s indifference and the human search for meaning, he has said, “While celebrating and critiquing modern experience, the technological tools themselves show how they can estrange us from ourselves.” For his ongoing project, Brand New Paint Job, Rafman appropriates elements from modernist paintings—by Joan Miró, Yves Klein, and Jackson Pollock, among others—using them as textures that he applies to digital renderings of 3D models, including busts, interior spaces, cars, and pieces of furniture.

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About the work
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Mixed Media
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Courtesy of Zach Feuer Gallery, New York
Jon Rafman
Canadian, b. 1981
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Digital artist Jon Rafman is best known for his work around Google Street View, which he approaches as a repository of images that bring to the fore the relationship between technology and human experience. Concerned with the tension between the camera’s indifference and the human search for meaning, he has said, “While celebrating and critiquing modern experience, the technological tools themselves show how they can estrange us from ourselves.” For his ongoing project, Brand New Paint Job, Rafman appropriates elements from modernist paintings—by Joan Miró, Yves Klein, and Jackson Pollock, among others—using them as textures that he applies to digital renderings of 3D models, including busts, interior spaces, cars, and pieces of furniture.

Jon Rafman

I am Alone but Not Lonely, 2013

Mixed media installation including Codes of Honor, 2011, and Chinatown Fair Interviews (Arcade Hustla), 2009-2010, various objects, trash, and volcanic dust
98 × 148 × 98 in
248.9 × 375.9 × 248.9 cm
Location
New York
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