Kaz Oshiro, ‘Wall Cabinet #10’, 2006, Painting, Acrylic on stretched canvas, MAKI
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Kaz Oshiro

Wall Cabinet #10, 2006

Acrylic on stretched canvas
30 × 30 × 12 1/5 in
76.2 × 76.2 × 31 cm
.
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Location
Shibuya-ku, Paris, Shinagawa-Ku, Shinagawa-ku
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Hand-signed by artist, Signed, titled and dated on the reverse.
Kaz Oshiro
Japanese, b. 1967
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Creating sculptures from paintings, Kaz Oshiro pushes the limits of both mediums, merging abstraction, conceptualism, and representation. He paints with acrylic and Bondo (an auto body repair filler) on canvas, and then recreates everyday objects by piecing these canvases together to make three-dimensional forms. The resulting artwork looks like a readymade object or sculpture from the front, but the backside—which Oshiro intentionally makes visible—reveals itself as an assemblage of canvases. “I see myself as a still-life painter trying to become an abstract painter,” he has said. Oshiro described his most recent works, a series of bent canvases that extend into three-dimensional space, as a “still life of a broken painting.” The conceptual and spatially driven nature of his art suggests a synthesis of work by Andy Warhol, Donald Judd, and John McCracken.

Kaz Oshiro, ‘Wall Cabinet #10’, 2006, Painting, Acrylic on stretched canvas, MAKI
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About the work
Medium
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed, titled and dated on the reverse.
Kaz Oshiro
Japanese, b. 1967
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Creating sculptures from paintings, Kaz Oshiro pushes the limits of both mediums, merging abstraction, conceptualism, and representation. He paints with acrylic and Bondo (an auto body repair filler) on canvas, and then recreates everyday objects by piecing these canvases together to make three-dimensional forms. The resulting artwork looks like a readymade object or sculpture from the front, but the backside—which Oshiro intentionally makes visible—reveals itself as an assemblage of canvases. “I see myself as a still-life painter trying to become an abstract painter,” he has said. Oshiro described his most recent works, a series of bent canvases that extend into three-dimensional space, as a “still life of a broken painting.” The conceptual and spatially driven nature of his art suggests a synthesis of work by Andy Warhol, Donald Judd, and John McCracken.

Kaz Oshiro

Wall Cabinet #10, 2006

Acrylic on stretched canvas
30 × 30 × 12 1/5 in
76.2 × 76.2 × 31 cm
.
Contact For Price
Location
Shibuya-ku, Paris, Shinagawa-Ku, Shinagawa-ku
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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