Spencer Finch, ‘Studio Radiator (Thermal Image)’, 2016, Photography, Archival inkjet print, Rhona Hoffman Gallery
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Spencer Finch

Studio Radiator (Thermal Image), 2016

Archival inkjet print
11 1/4 × 11 1/2 in
28.6 × 29.2 cm
Edition 1/3
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Chicago
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Rhona Hoffman Gallery
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Finch carefully records the invisible world, while simultaneously striving to understand what might …

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Spencer Finch
American, b. 1962
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Spencer Finch uses a diverse range of mediums to investigate the ways in which history, memory, and sensory perception conflate and mutually influence. Working in painting, photography, and installation, Finch is best known for producing large-scale sculptural installations that filter or transform natural light or create synthetic light effects. Finch attempts to recreate his impressions of natural phenomena and landscapes, leaving his materials visible so that the constructs underlying his optical illusions are laid bare—as in Sunset (Over the Atlantic), (2004), a curving space installed with glass, tiles, and tubes of fluorescent light. “There is always a paradox inherent in vision, an impossible desire to see yourself seeing,” Finch has said. “A lot of my work probes this tension; to want to see, but not being able to.” Finch observes, documents, and studies with scientific precision (often using a colorimeter) the color and light effects of specific locations, much in the manner of Impressionist Claude Monet, whom he considers a major influence on his work.

Spencer Finch, ‘Studio Radiator (Thermal Image)’, 2016, Photography, Archival inkjet print, Rhona Hoffman Gallery
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Finch carefully records the invisible world, while simultaneously striving to understand what might lie beyond it. Whether he is relying on his own powers of observation or using a colorimeter, a device that reads the average color and temperature of light, the artist employs a scientific method to achieve poetic ends.

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Spencer Finch
American, b. 1962
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Spencer Finch uses a diverse range of mediums to investigate the ways in which history, memory, and sensory perception conflate and mutually influence. Working in painting, photography, and installation, Finch is best known for producing large-scale sculptural installations that filter or transform natural light or create synthetic light effects. Finch attempts to recreate his impressions of natural phenomena and landscapes, leaving his materials visible so that the constructs underlying his optical illusions are laid bare—as in Sunset (Over the Atlantic), (2004), a curving space installed with glass, tiles, and tubes of fluorescent light. “There is always a paradox inherent in vision, an impossible desire to see yourself seeing,” Finch has said. “A lot of my work probes this tension; to want to see, but not being able to.” Finch observes, documents, and studies with scientific precision (often using a colorimeter) the color and light effects of specific locations, much in the manner of Impressionist Claude Monet, whom he considers a major influence on his work.

Spencer Finch

Studio Radiator (Thermal Image), 2016

Archival inkjet print
11 1/4 × 11 1/2 in
28.6 × 29.2 cm
Edition 1/3
.
Contact For Price
Location
Chicago
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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