Kim Dorland, ‘NEW FATHER’, 2006, Painting, Oil and acrylic on canvas over wood panel, TWO x TWO
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Kim Dorland

NEW FATHER, 2006

Oil and acrylic on canvas over wood panel
36 × 30 in
91.4 × 76.2 cm
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estimated retail value: $12,500

Canadian artist Kim Dorland’s work explores memory, nostalgia, and …

TWO x TWO

Canadian artist Kim Dorland’s work explores memory, nostalgia, and the psychology of the outsider.

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courtesy of the artist and franklin parrasch gallery, new york
Kim Dorland
Canadian, b. 1974
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Driven equally by his fascination with the materiality of oil paint and his interest in exploring his own life experiences, Kim Dorland creates both quietly reflective and boldly visceral sculptural paintings. Dorland builds up his images from multiple layers of thickly applied paint, sometimes adding mixed materials, like feathers, glass, string, and wood. “I draw my subject[s] from the experiences I have lived through and my impoverished upbringing,” he explains, referring to the images of wooded landscapes, trailers and low-income housing, open-air parties, fistfights, and Canadian flora and fauna that recur throughout his works.

Kim Dorland, ‘NEW FATHER’, 2006, Painting, Oil and acrylic on canvas over wood panel, TWO x TWO
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estimated retail value: $12,500

Canadian artist Kim Dorland’s work explores memory, nostalgia, and the psychology of the outsider. New Father comes from a series called Red Deer, Alberta that pulls inspiration from memories of his adolescence and the landscapes he occupied while growing up in Alberta, Canada.

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Canadian artist Kim Dorland’s work explores memory, nostalgia, and the psychology of the outsider. New Father comes from a series called Red Deer, Alberta that pulls inspiration from memories of his adolescence and the landscapes he occupied while growing up in Alberta, Canada. In this work, the thickly painted figure …

Medium
Image rights
courtesy of the artist and franklin parrasch gallery, new york
Kim Dorland
Canadian, b. 1974
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Driven equally by his fascination with the materiality of oil paint and his interest in exploring his own life experiences, Kim Dorland creates both quietly reflective and boldly visceral sculptural paintings. Dorland builds up his images from multiple layers of thickly applied paint, sometimes adding mixed materials, like feathers, glass, string, and wood. “I draw my subject[s] from the experiences I have lived through and my impoverished upbringing,” he explains, referring to the images of wooded landscapes, trailers and low-income housing, open-air parties, fistfights, and Canadian flora and fauna that recur throughout his works.

Kim Dorland

NEW FATHER, 2006

Oil and acrylic on canvas over wood panel
36 × 30 in
91.4 × 76.2 cm
Bidding closed