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Kim Dorland

Study for Morning Swim, 2010

Mixed-media on paper
29 × 21 in
73.7 × 53.3 cm
$6,000
location
Toronto
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Caviar20
Toronto
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If you were fortunate to see the sensational exhibit "You Are Here: Kim Dorland the Return to …

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If you were fortunate to see the sensational exhibit "You Are Here: Kim Dorland the Return to Painting" which ran at the McMichael Gallery during the fall of 2013 you witnessed the graduation of the artist from the"emerging" category to blue-chip superstar painter.

...And then the Globe and Mail …

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Signed, titled and dated verso. Initialled and dated lower right.
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.

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If you were fortunate to see the sensational exhibit "You Are Here: Kim Dorland the Return to …

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If you were fortunate to see the sensational exhibit "You Are Here: Kim Dorland the Return to Painting" which ran at the McMichael Gallery during the fall of 2013 you witnessed the graduation of the artist from the"emerging" category to blue-chip superstar painter.

...And then the Globe and Mail …

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Signature
Signed, titled and dated verso. Initialled and dated lower right.
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

Study for Morning Swim, 2010

Mixed-media on paper
29 × 21 in
73.7 × 53.3 cm
$6,000
location
Toronto
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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