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Phil Wagner

Untitled , 2012

Steel, spray paint
60 × 48 in
152.4 × 121.9 cm
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Location
New York
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Untitled
New York
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Sculpture
Phil Wagner
American, b. 1974
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Phil Wagner’s practice incorporates both assemblage and sculpture, informed also by his many years of traditional painting. Though his works are presented in frames or mounted on the wall, they have three-dimensional elements that extend or protrude. To create his pieces, Wagner typically collects debris, then repurposes and rearranges it to create his compositions. A list of unconventional past materials includes: drywall, raw canvas, broken Formica furniture, cans of soda, the Yellow Pages, American Apparel ads, and photographs. The pieces frequently appear to have elements that are askew or off-kilter, and are in fact the result of careful formal compositional choices. Wagner cites Marcel Duchamp, Robert Rauschenberg, and Joseph Beuys as his major influences.

Phil Wagner, ‘Untitled ’, 2012, Untitled
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About the work
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Untitled
New York
Medium
Sculpture
Phil Wagner
American, b. 1974
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Phil Wagner’s practice incorporates both assemblage and sculpture, informed also by his many years of traditional painting. Though his works are presented in frames or mounted on the wall, they have three-dimensional elements that extend or protrude. To create his pieces, Wagner typically collects debris, then repurposes and rearranges it to create his compositions. A list of unconventional past materials includes: drywall, raw canvas, broken Formica furniture, cans of soda, the Yellow Pages, American Apparel ads, and photographs. The pieces frequently appear to have elements that are askew or off-kilter, and are in fact the result of careful formal compositional choices. Wagner cites Marcel Duchamp, Robert Rauschenberg, and Joseph Beuys as his major influences.

Phil Wagner

Untitled , 2012

Steel, spray paint
60 × 48 in
152.4 × 121.9 cm
Sold
Location
New York
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