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Tony Scherman

Untitled (Tabletop), 1987

Oil and encaustic on paper
30 1/2 × 22 1/2 in
77.5 × 57.2 cm
$4,500
location
Toronto
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Caviar20
Toronto
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What appears to be at first glance, an abstraction reminiscent of Gerhard Richter's, on deeper …

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What appears to be at first glance, an abstraction reminiscent of Gerhard Richter's, on deeper inspection the work reveals itself to be a depiction of one of Tony Scherman's favorite motifs: the tiered dessert plate.

Here it realized in a deep highly textured navy, amongst a palette of canary yellow and …

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Initialed and dated by the Artist.
Tony Scherman
Canadian, b. 1950
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Steeped in art historical precedent, Tony Scherman’s encaustic work simultaneously addresses …

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Steeped in art historical precedent, Tony Scherman’s encaustic work simultaneously addresses contemporary visual culture. Scherman uses historical icons for his portrait’s subjects, embellishing figures like Abraham Lincoln with dramatic light and shadow to reveal greater emotion. The artist began working with …

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Caviar20
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What appears to be at first glance, an abstraction reminiscent of Gerhard Richter's, on deeper …

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What appears to be at first glance, an abstraction reminiscent of Gerhard Richter's, on deeper inspection the work reveals itself to be a depiction of one of Tony Scherman's favorite motifs: the tiered dessert plate.

Here it realized in a deep highly textured navy, amongst a palette of canary yellow and …

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Signature
Initialed and dated by the Artist.
Tony Scherman
Canadian, b. 1950
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Steeped in art historical precedent, Tony Scherman’s encaustic work simultaneously addresses …

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Steeped in art historical precedent, Tony Scherman’s encaustic work simultaneously addresses contemporary visual culture. Scherman uses historical icons for his portrait’s subjects, embellishing figures like Abraham Lincoln with dramatic light and shadow to reveal greater emotion. The artist began working with …

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Tony Scherman

Untitled (Tabletop), 1987

Oil and encaustic on paper
30 1/2 × 22 1/2 in
77.5 × 57.2 cm
$4,500
location
Toronto
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