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Tony Curanaj is a realist painter known best for his academic style and meticulous approach to conventional painting subjects such as still lifes, figure studies, and trompe l’oeil scenes. He first gained recognition for his graffiti writing under the tag SUB, and later worked for Disney as a designer and painter. Curanaj, however, says that his focus was always “classical painting.” Curanaj’s style emphasizes the ideals of academic painting, and is characterized by photorealistic detail, strong studio lighting, and subjects that range from birds and insects to traditional memento mori.

Selected exhibitions
2019
Your Favorite Artist's Favorite Artist IIJoshua Liner Gallery
2018
10 YearsJoshua Liner Gallery
2015
Tony Curanaj: Echoes and EndeavorsJoshua Liner Gallery
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In the Yard, 2015

Oil on Panel
14 × 20 in
35.6 × 50.8 cm
US$10,000–US$15,000
Location
New York, East Hampton
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Medium

Tony Curanaj is a realist painter known best for his academic style and meticulous approach to conventional painting subjects such as still lifes, figure studies, and trompe l’oeil scenes. He first gained recognition for his graffiti writing under the tag SUB, and later worked for Disney as a designer and painter. Curanaj, however, says that his focus was always “classical painting.” Curanaj’s style emphasizes the ideals of academic painting, and is characterized by photorealistic detail, strong studio lighting, and subjects that range from birds and insects to traditional memento mori.

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