Ned Vena, ‘Untitled’, 2013, Friends Seminary Benefit Auction
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Ned Vena

Untitled, 2013

Polyurethane and rubber on wood panel
36 × 48 × 2 in
91.4 × 121.9 × 5.1 cm
This is a unique work.
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About the work
Friends Seminary Benefit Auction
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Painting
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Courtesy of Anonymous
Ned Vena
American, b. 1982
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Merging digital technology, industrial production, graffiti, and the handmade, Ned Vena makes paintings, sculptures, installations, and films through which he explores and, ultimately, upends notions of form, process, and concept in art making. Drawing inspiration from Minimalism, Op and Pop Art, and Frank Stella’s “Black Paintings,” he creates compositions out of an assortment of non-fine art materials—including vinyl, spray rubber, security glass, and commercial ink—which he covers with V-shaped, gridded lines, intentionally marred with a variety of surface imperfections. Vena begins on the computer, working out his angular grids, which he then transfers to canvases with vinyl stencils. He has also affixed these stencils directly onto gallery walls and other surfaces, blurring the boundaries between art and the everyday, and the unique, precious object and mass production.

Ned Vena, ‘Untitled’, 2013, Friends Seminary Benefit Auction
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About the work
Friends Seminary Benefit Auction
Medium
Painting
Image rights
Courtesy of Anonymous
Ned Vena
American, b. 1982
Follow

Merging digital technology, industrial production, graffiti, and the handmade, Ned Vena makes paintings, sculptures, installations, and films through which he explores and, ultimately, upends notions of form, process, and concept in art making. Drawing inspiration from Minimalism, Op and Pop Art, and Frank Stella’s “Black Paintings,” he creates compositions out of an assortment of non-fine art materials—including vinyl, spray rubber, security glass, and commercial ink—which he covers with V-shaped, gridded lines, intentionally marred with a variety of surface imperfections. Vena begins on the computer, working out his angular grids, which he then transfers to canvases with vinyl stencils. He has also affixed these stencils directly onto gallery walls and other surfaces, blurring the boundaries between art and the everyday, and the unique, precious object and mass production.

Ned Vena

Untitled, 2013

Polyurethane and rubber on wood panel
36 × 48 × 2 in
91.4 × 121.9 × 5.1 cm
This is a unique work.
Bidding closed
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.