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Julian Schnabel

(Untitled) Chinese, 2011

Inkjet print, oil and resin on polyester
90 1/10 × 80 in
228.8 × 203.1 cm
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Phillips

‘The Untitled (Chinese Paintings) are possessed of the unbridled strident visual poetry that …

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‘The Untitled (Chinese Paintings) are possessed of the unbridled strident visual poetry that defines Schnabel’s best work. In these paintings one recognizes a range of pictorial elements that are quintessentially Schnabel’s – grandiloquent, Whitmanic gestures that vector and veer through the pictorial space.’ (David …

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Signed, indistinctly inscribed and dated 'Julian Schnabel 2011 Summer' on the overlap
Julian Schnabel
American, b. 1951
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Filmmaker and Neo-expressionist artist Julian Schnabel’s large-scale paintings are materially and thematically monumental, drawing on a wealth of influences from Cubism to the practice of Cy Twombly and themes such as sexuality, obsession, suffering, redemption, death, and belief. Crowded with paint drips, dynamic brushstrokes, and found materials including broken plates, textiles, tarpaulins, and velvet, many of Schnabel’s paintings combine painting and collage techniques. Of his many portraits, perhaps the best known is the oil on velvet Portrait of Andy Warhol (1982), in which the almost translucent subject shares the canvas with a Pollock-esque splatter of paint.

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‘The Untitled (Chinese Paintings) are possessed of the unbridled strident visual poetry that …

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‘The Untitled (Chinese Paintings) are possessed of the unbridled strident visual poetry that defines Schnabel’s best work. In these paintings one recognizes a range of pictorial elements that are quintessentially Schnabel’s – grandiloquent, Whitmanic gestures that vector and veer through the pictorial space.’ (David …

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Signature
Signed, indistinctly inscribed and dated 'Julian Schnabel 2011 Summer' on the overlap
Julian Schnabel
American, b. 1951
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Filmmaker and Neo-expressionist artist Julian Schnabel’s large-scale paintings are materially and thematically monumental, drawing on a wealth of influences from Cubism to the practice of Cy Twombly and themes such as sexuality, obsession, suffering, redemption, death, and belief. Crowded with paint drips, dynamic brushstrokes, and found materials including broken plates, textiles, tarpaulins, and velvet, many of Schnabel’s paintings combine painting and collage techniques. Of his many portraits, perhaps the best known is the oil on velvet Portrait of Andy Warhol (1982), in which the almost translucent subject shares the canvas with a Pollock-esque splatter of paint.

Julian Schnabel

(Untitled) Chinese, 2011

Inkjet print, oil and resin on polyester
90 1/10 × 80 in
228.8 × 203.1 cm
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