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Jon Rafman

New Age Demanded (Pushed and Pulled Gold), 2013

Photopolymer resin and powdered pigments, on artist's base
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Head 49.5 x 35.6 x 26.7 cm (19 1/2 x 14 x 10 1/2 in.)
Overall 58.4 x 35.6 x 26.7 cm (22 7/8 x 14 x …

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Head 49.5 x 35.6 x 26.7 cm (19 1/2 x 14 x 10 1/2 in.)
Overall 58.4 x 35.6 x 26.7 cm (22 7/8 x 14 x 10 1/2 in.)

This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity stamped, signed and dated by the artist.

From the Catalogue:
'I really want to create something that can both act on the future and the past; an art …

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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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Phillips

Head 49.5 x 35.6 x 26.7 cm (19 1/2 x 14 x 10 1/2 in.)
Overall 58.4 x 35.6 x 26.7 cm (22 7/8 x 14 x …

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Head 49.5 x 35.6 x 26.7 cm (19 1/2 x 14 x 10 1/2 in.)
Overall 58.4 x 35.6 x 26.7 cm (22 7/8 x 14 x 10 1/2 in.)

This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity stamped, signed and dated by the artist.

From the Catalogue:
'I really want to create something that can both act on the future and the past; an art …

Read more
Medium
Sculpture
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

New Age Demanded (Pushed and Pulled Gold), 2013

Photopolymer resin and powdered pigments, on artist's base
Bidding closed
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