USD IconCaretDown
EN IconCaretDown
IconHamburger
IconSearch
IconClose
IconSearch
IconCaretDown
By Medium
USD IconCaretDown
EN IconCaretDown

Home

/

Artists

/

Abdullah Khan

Entropy

by

Abdullah Khan

Exclusive to The Artling

Favorite

IconViewInRoom

View In Room

Placeholder
Entropy by Abdullah Khan

Favorite

IconViewInRoom

View In Room

Share

Entropy

by

Abdullah Khan

Exclusive to The Artling

US$ 1,600

Overview

IconCaretDown

2015

Acrylic on Canvas

Unique Work

Dimensions: 83.8cm(H) x 106.7cm(W) x 2.5cm(D) / 33.0"(H) x 42.0"(W) x 1.0"(D)

Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.

Item Description

IconCaretDown

164 separately painted layers to form this chaos vs ordered composition. The black in the background is not really black at all, but three sections each of deep blue, deep green and deep red, from top to bottom.

The whites are simply that, white, except most sections have additional layers for extra luminosity. Brush strokes are visible but with an overall fine surface finish. The cubes and stripes were initially masked to paint the dark background so it wouldn't affect the quality of white. Each small cube on the left has three distinct sections, one face and two sides, all painted separately. Which means that due to the large amount of lines, the effect of light is quite stunning, reflecting the edges of their lines from different angles.

As a universal law of nature, things tend toward chaos and disorder when left to themselves, and energy is required to bring the system back to an ordered, coherent state. Thing is, as entropy is reduced and things get more and more organised, you tend to need more and more energy to remove the last remnants of chaos, a perfectly organised and efficient system always achievable yet ever so slightly out of reach.

...

Shipping & Returns

IconCaretDown

Buy with Confidence

IconInformation
IconArtwork

Collect from reputable artists and galleries

IconShipping

Ships securely to your door

IconCertificate

Certificates of Authenticity with each artwork


Artist Profile

Hometown: Hyderabad

Lives and Works: Hyderabad

Abdullah Khan is a painter whose works may be described as cubist, conceptual, minimalist. His works are observations and experiments in human perception, vision and colour, and overcoming the challenges of depicting a 4d world on a flat surface using various themes, or concepts. His work was featured in the State Gallery of Fine Arts, Hyderabad, and has done 3 public exhibits. He continues to actively produce, and documents his work at instagram.com/abdullahkhan.art and pigmentartgallery.com

His artworks are exquisite creations made by hand, with hundreds of layers and unique colour palettes in a technique he's mastered over 4 years of painting: clean, crisp lines separating blocks of colour. He always starts from scratch, on a blank piece of paper. Most of the time there is a concept or subject behind a painting that had particular significance or had inspired him based around which an artwork is created. He mixes his own paint, never using paint direct from the tube, and using hardware brushes for their granular texture to compliment his precise, speedy brush strokes. Quality materials are used to ensure longevity: these paintings should last for many decades if properly maintained. They take weeks and sometimes even months to finish. On occasion he paints murals on walls and also takes commissions and will paint something specific to your idea or space.

...

Additional Tags

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

More Works by Abdullah Khan

Placeholder
Legacy by Abdullah Khan
Artwork

Legacy

Abdullah Khan, India

Painting

US$ 1,400

Placeholder
Cave Lion by Abdullah Khan
Artwork

Cave Lion

Abdullah Khan, India

Painting

US$ 2,200

Placeholder
Blue Whale by Abdullah Khan
Artwork

Blue Whale

Abdullah Khan, India

Painting

Sold

Placeholder
Saccades by Abdullah Khan
Artwork

Saccades

Abdullah Khan, India

Painting

US$ 1,800

Placeholder
Consonance by Abdullah Khan
Artwork

Consonance

Abdullah Khan, India

Painting

US$ 1,500

Placeholder
Scape by Abdullah Khan
Artwork

Scape

Abdullah Khan, India

Painting

US$ 1,800

Placeholder
Grace by Abdullah Khan
Artwork

Grace

Abdullah Khan, India

Painting

Sold

Placeholder
Great White by Abdullah Khan
Artwork

Great White

Abdullah Khan, India

Painting

US$ 2,000

IconCaretDown

Back to Top


Sign up for the latest updates
in contemporary art & design!

Please correct the errors above
IconAvailableOnAppStore

The Artling

IconCaretDown

Customer Care

IconCaretDown

Shop

IconCaretDown

Sell

IconCaretDown
The Artling Logo