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Mark Grotjahn, ‘Untitled (Yellow White Face Cut Out Eyes Green Iris II 41.14)’, Christie's
Mark Grotjahn, ‘Untitled (Yellow White Face Cut Out Eyes Green Iris II 41.14)’, Christie's
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Mark Grotjahn

Untitled (Yellow White Face Cut Out Eyes Green Iris II 41.14)

Oil on cardboard mounted on canvas
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Mark Grotjahn (b. 1968)

Untitled (Yellow White Face Cut Out Eyes Green Iris II 41.14)

signed, …

Mark Grotjahn (b. 1968)

Untitled (Yellow White Face Cut Out Eyes Green Iris II 41.14)

signed, titled and dated twice 'Untitled (Yellow White Face Cut Out Eyes Green Iris II 41.14) 2010 M. Grotjahn 2010' (on the overlap)

oil on cardboard mounted on canvas

48 3/8 x 37 in. (122.9 x 94 cm.)

Painted in 2010.

Signature
Signed, titled and dated twice 'Untitled (Yellow White Face Cut Out Eyes Green Iris II 41.14) 2010 M. Grotjahn 2010' (on the overlap)
Mark Grotjahn
American, b. 1968
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Painter and draftsman Mark Grotjahn is known for his ongoing investigation of perspective. In the "Butterfly" paintings starting in 1997, he uses dual and multiple vanishing points to create complex compositions of radiant, tonal color, alluding to such touchstones in the history of modernist painting as Russian Constructivism, Op Art, and Barnett Newman's "zips." Alongside perspective, he has pursued ideas like color restriction, seriality, and the sublime. In his more recent "Face" series, roughly painted on cardboard mounted to canvas, Grotjahn retains his radiant motif but replaces geometric rigor with ritualistic, totemic energy.

Mark Grotjahn, ‘Untitled (Yellow White Face Cut Out Eyes Green Iris II 41.14)’, Christie's
Mark Grotjahn, ‘Untitled (Yellow White Face Cut Out Eyes Green Iris II 41.14)’, Christie's
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About the work
Provenance
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Christie's

Mark Grotjahn (b. 1968)

Untitled (Yellow White Face Cut Out Eyes Green Iris II 41.14)

signed, …

Mark Grotjahn (b. 1968)

Untitled (Yellow White Face Cut Out Eyes Green Iris II 41.14)

signed, titled and dated twice 'Untitled (Yellow White Face Cut Out Eyes Green Iris II 41.14) 2010 M. Grotjahn 2010' (on the overlap)

oil on cardboard mounted on canvas

48 3/8 x 37 in. (122.9 x 94 cm.)

Painted in 2010.

Signature
Signed, titled and dated twice 'Untitled (Yellow White Face Cut Out Eyes Green Iris II 41.14) 2010 M. Grotjahn 2010' (on the overlap)
Mark Grotjahn
American, b. 1968
Follow

Painter and draftsman Mark Grotjahn is known for his ongoing investigation of perspective. In the "Butterfly" paintings starting in 1997, he uses dual and multiple vanishing points to create complex compositions of radiant, tonal color, alluding to such touchstones in the history of modernist painting as Russian Constructivism, Op Art, and Barnett Newman's "zips." Alongside perspective, he has pursued ideas like color restriction, seriality, and the sublime. In his more recent "Face" series, roughly painted on cardboard mounted to canvas, Grotjahn retains his radiant motif but replaces geometric rigor with ritualistic, totemic energy.

Mark Grotjahn

Untitled (Yellow White Face Cut Out Eyes Green Iris II 41.14)

Oil on cardboard mounted on canvas
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.