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Ross Bleckner

Dome (Blue), 2017

Archival pigment inks on Crane Museo Max 365 gsm fine art paper
37 × 34 in
94 × 86.4 cm
Edition of 40
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Ross Bleckner
American, b. 1949
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Ross Bleckner’s immersive, large-scale paintings elicit a powerful hypnotic, dizzying effect. Whether pure abstraction of stripes or dots or more representational renderings of birds, flowers, and urns, Bleckner’s work recalls Op Art and the obsessive and mysterious luminosity of Yayoi Kusama’s Polka-dot paintings. Smoothly layered on the canvas surface against a darker gray background, his multicolored volumetric circles or “cells” look like droplets of blood or molecules viewed under a microscope. Emerging as a prominent artist in New York during the AIDS crisis in the 1980s, Bleckner’s paintings, like memento mori, often suggest meditations on the body, health, disease, and especially AIDS-related death.

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Ross Bleckner
American, b. 1949
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Ross Bleckner’s immersive, large-scale paintings elicit a powerful hypnotic, dizzying effect. Whether pure abstraction of stripes or dots or more representational renderings of birds, flowers, and urns, Bleckner’s work recalls Op Art and the obsessive and mysterious luminosity of Yayoi Kusama’s Polka-dot paintings. Smoothly layered on the canvas surface against a darker gray background, his multicolored volumetric circles or “cells” look like droplets of blood or molecules viewed under a microscope. Emerging as a prominent artist in New York during the AIDS crisis in the 1980s, Bleckner’s paintings, like memento mori, often suggest meditations on the body, health, disease, and especially AIDS-related death.

Ross Bleckner

Dome (Blue), 2017

Archival pigment inks on Crane Museo Max 365 gsm fine art paper
37 × 34 in
94 × 86.4 cm
Edition of 40
This is part of a limited edition set.
Contact For Price
location
Rumson
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