Nir Hod, ‘The Life We Left Behind’, 2018, Gavlak
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Nir Hod

The Life We Left Behind, 2018

Oil paint under chromed canvas
90 × 62 1/2 in
228.6 × 158.8 cm
.
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Palm Beach, Los Angeles
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Nir Hod
Israeli, b. 1970
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Sexual confusion, mistaken identity, decadence, and lost innocence are among the themes Nir Hod confronts in his work, motifs that animated his earlier production of poetry, music, sculpture, and photographs and imbue his recent “Genius” (2008-2011) paintings. A stylistic mash-up of Old Master portraiture and lowbrow pomp, Hod’s “Genius” paintings portray children, each holding a cigarette and a pose of affected seriousness. In these portraits Hod deliberately confuses the visual cues associated with childhood and adulthood, innocence and experience, high art and kitsch.

Nir Hod, ‘The Life We Left Behind’, 2018, Gavlak
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About the work
Nir Hod
Israeli, b. 1970
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Sexual confusion, mistaken identity, decadence, and lost innocence are among the themes Nir Hod confronts in his work, motifs that animated his earlier production of poetry, music, sculpture, and photographs and imbue his recent “Genius” (2008-2011) paintings. A stylistic mash-up of Old Master portraiture and lowbrow pomp, Hod’s “Genius” paintings portray children, each holding a cigarette and a pose of affected seriousness. In these portraits Hod deliberately confuses the visual cues associated with childhood and adulthood, innocence and experience, high art and kitsch.

Nir Hod

The Life We Left Behind, 2018

Oil paint under chromed canvas
90 × 62 1/2 in
228.6 × 158.8 cm
.
Contact For Price
Location
Palm Beach, Los Angeles
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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