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Tony Lewis

Untitled (terrible), 2018

Graphite and correction fluid on paper
4 3/4 × 2 1/2 in
12.1 × 6.4 cm
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About the work
Aspen Art Museum Benefit Auction

Kindly donated by the artist and Shane Campbell Gallery
Framed: 19 3/4 x 21 3/4 x 1 1/2

Please note: …

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Kindly donated by the artist and Shane Campbell Gallery
Framed: 19 3/4 x 21 3/4 x 1 1/2

Please note: After bidding closes on Artsy, bids on this piece will be transferred and executed at the silent auction component of ArtCrush on the evening of August 3, 2018

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Courtesy Evan Jenkins
Tony Lewis
American, b. 1986
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Tony Lewis is known for his sparse, large drawings in gradations of black and white. The works feature texts culled from a variety of sources, including his personal writings and political vocabularies, both in several languages. In some cases, Lewis generates the words through automatic writing, associative word games, or drawing exercises performed in the studio. He isolates words, letters, and phrases, and then manipulates their context and their meaning; the precisely rendered words are actually hand-drawn in pencil and graphite powder. He has also made a series of drawings, in smaller scale, of brick walls.

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About the work
Aspen Art Museum Benefit Auction

Kindly donated by the artist and Shane Campbell Gallery
Framed: 19 3/4 x 21 3/4 x 1 1/2

Please note: …

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Kindly donated by the artist and Shane Campbell Gallery
Framed: 19 3/4 x 21 3/4 x 1 1/2

Please note: After bidding closes on Artsy, bids on this piece will be transferred and executed at the silent auction component of ArtCrush on the evening of August 3, 2018

Image rights
Courtesy Evan Jenkins
Tony Lewis
American, b. 1986
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Tony Lewis is known for his sparse, large drawings in gradations of black and white. The works feature texts culled from a variety of sources, including his personal writings and political vocabularies, both in several languages. In some cases, Lewis generates the words through automatic writing, associative word games, or drawing exercises performed in the studio. He isolates words, letters, and phrases, and then manipulates their context and their meaning; the precisely rendered words are actually hand-drawn in pencil and graphite powder. He has also made a series of drawings, in smaller scale, of brick walls.

Tony Lewis

Untitled (terrible), 2018

Graphite and correction fluid on paper
4 3/4 × 2 1/2 in
12.1 × 6.4 cm
Bidding closed
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