Lari Pittman, ‘"Self-determination #3" (blues)’, 2017, ICA London
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Lari Pittman

"Self-determination #3" (blues), 2017

Three digital archival prints with hand separated gloss silkscreen elements
22 2/5 × 26 2/5 in
57 × 67 cm
Edition of 10 + 3AP
This is part of a limited edition set.
£1,500
Ships from London, GB
Shipping: £30 domestic, £65 rest of world
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With a career that spans over 40 years, Lari Pittman is a seminal figure in the Los Angeles art …

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Lari Pittman
American, b. 1952
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A major figure in the Los Angeles art world, Lari Pittman produces large-scale, graphic paintings whose surfaces are populated with colorful, clashing imagery. Pittman worked as an interior designer for a decade before turning to painting full-time, and his work conveys a fascination with decoration and artifice. “A reflective, sensational surface is still a conduit for meaning,” he has said. An array of objects such as teapots, Russian easter eggs, and musical instruments fill his images, sometimes radiating out from a central diamond-shape or a mandala-like circle. Rather than studying his subjects closely, Pittman works from memory—sometimes on a group of paintings simultaneously—investing the ornamental with lofty themes such as life, death, love, and sex.

Lari Pittman, ‘"Self-determination #3" (blues)’, 2017, ICA London
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With a career that spans over 40 years, Lari Pittman is a seminal figure in the Los Angeles art scene, having studied at the California Institute of the Arts in the mid-1970s, and subsequently developing a particularly Californian aesthetic in his intensely colourful and hyper-detailed paintings. Drawing on influences …

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Lari Pittman
American, b. 1952
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A major figure in the Los Angeles art world, Lari Pittman produces large-scale, graphic paintings whose surfaces are populated with colorful, clashing imagery. Pittman worked as an interior designer for a decade before turning to painting full-time, and his work conveys a fascination with decoration and artifice. “A reflective, sensational surface is still a conduit for meaning,” he has said. An array of objects such as teapots, Russian easter eggs, and musical instruments fill his images, sometimes radiating out from a central diamond-shape or a mandala-like circle. Rather than studying his subjects closely, Pittman works from memory—sometimes on a group of paintings simultaneously—investing the ornamental with lofty themes such as life, death, love, and sex.

Lari Pittman

"Self-determination #3" (blues), 2017

Three digital archival prints with hand separated gloss silkscreen elements
22 2/5 × 26 2/5 in
57 × 67 cm
Edition of 10 + 3AP
This is part of a limited edition set.
£1,500
Ships from London, GB
Shipping: £30 domestic, £65 rest of world
VAT included in price
Location
London
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