Stephen Hansen, ‘Creation of Adam (Michelangelo)’, 2015, Painting, Painted Paper Mache and Acrylic on Canvas on Panel, Zenith Gallery
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Stephen Hansen

Creation of Adam (Michelangelo), 2015

Painted Paper Mache and Acrylic on Canvas on Panel
14 × 22 × 3 in
35.6 × 55.9 × 7.6 cm
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Stephen Hansen
American, b. 1950
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As an artist Stephen Hansen considers himself, not an explorer of the human condition, so much as a hapless tourist. His work primarily is paper-mache, the appeal of which is that the material is so inherently humble that the artist can claim to make "cultural icons" or distilled social observations" with out feeling pretentious. Stylistically, the work is lifelike rather then realistic, a choice made out of a desire to represent ideas rather then individuals. His latest series "Great Moments in Art' are an art history exercise in the unconventional. His ever-famous 3 dimensional “painter” becomes an “artist” who discovers the secrets of master artworks by Klimt, Lichtenstein, Van Gogh and many others.

Stephen Hansen, ‘Creation of Adam (Michelangelo)’, 2015, Painting, Painted Paper Mache and Acrylic on Canvas on Panel, Zenith Gallery
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Stephen Hansen
American, b. 1950
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As an artist Stephen Hansen considers himself, not an explorer of the human condition, so much as a hapless tourist. His work primarily is paper-mache, the appeal of which is that the material is so inherently humble that the artist can claim to make "cultural icons" or distilled social observations" with out feeling pretentious. Stylistically, the work is lifelike rather then realistic, a choice made out of a desire to represent ideas rather then individuals. His latest series "Great Moments in Art' are an art history exercise in the unconventional. His ever-famous 3 dimensional “painter” becomes an “artist” who discovers the secrets of master artworks by Klimt, Lichtenstein, Van Gogh and many others.

Stephen Hansen

Creation of Adam (Michelangelo), 2015

Painted Paper Mache and Acrylic on Canvas on Panel
14 × 22 × 3 in
35.6 × 55.9 × 7.6 cm
.
Sold
Location
Washington
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