Laura Owens, ‘Untitled (2001)’, 2001, Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper, Lithograph printed in colours with collaged fabric elements, Forum Auctions
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Laura Owens

Untitled (2001), 2001

Lithograph printed in colours with collaged fabric elements
16 1/10 × 19 7/10 in
41 × 50 cm
Edition of 100
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signed, dated inscribed 'AP' and numbered from the edition of 20 in pencil, an artist's …

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Laura Owens
American, b. 1970
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Laura Owens’ paintings, which have run the gamut from abstraction and landscape to figuration, demonstrate a shrewd awareness of form, color, and line. Her work is recognizable from its Pop color palette and deep sense of experimentation. “I often refer to myself as being in perpetual student mode, teaching myself to make the painting I want to make,” Owens has said. Her paintings convey a profound sense of history, recalling figures such as Mary Heilmann and stalwarts of Modernism, but they shy away from grandiloquence. Writing on Owens’ navigation between genres as diverse as folk, conceptual, and classical painting, Paul Schimmel said, “Owens has found a language that questions the nature of painting while embracing its multifarious manifestations.” Likewise, her careful technique is balanced by an ability to express an unburdened, even joyful, sense of experimentation in her canvases.

Laura Owens, ‘Untitled (2001)’, 2001, Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper, Lithograph printed in colours with collaged fabric elements, Forum Auctions
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signed, dated inscribed 'AP' and numbered from the edition of 20 in pencil, an artist's proof aside from the edition of 100, on wove paper, printed by Anthony Zapeda, Los Angeles, published by Counter Editions, London, with full margins, sheet 410 x 500mm (16 x 20in) (framed)

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Laura Owens
American, b. 1970
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Laura Owens’ paintings, which have run the gamut from abstraction and landscape to figuration, demonstrate a shrewd awareness of form, color, and line. Her work is recognizable from its Pop color palette and deep sense of experimentation. “I often refer to myself as being in perpetual student mode, teaching myself to make the painting I want to make,” Owens has said. Her paintings convey a profound sense of history, recalling figures such as Mary Heilmann and stalwarts of Modernism, but they shy away from grandiloquence. Writing on Owens’ navigation between genres as diverse as folk, conceptual, and classical painting, Paul Schimmel said, “Owens has found a language that questions the nature of painting while embracing its multifarious manifestations.” Likewise, her careful technique is balanced by an ability to express an unburdened, even joyful, sense of experimentation in her canvases.

Laura Owens

Untitled (2001), 2001

Lithograph printed in colours with collaged fabric elements
16 1/10 × 19 7/10 in
41 × 50 cm
Edition of 100
Bidding closed
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