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#150 Love My Kids Don't LieBy Johan Söderström

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US$ 900



Construction Filler, Filler on board, oak frame

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Dimensions: 63cm (H) x 43cm (W) x 5cm (D) / 24.8" (H) x 16.9" (W) x 2" (D)

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


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Artist Statement

Every work in the series PLEDGES has a title in form of a promise
completing the sentence ”I pledge to...”. The promises are made by voluntary participants except for the first one, which is made by the artist.
The promises are written on the back and sealed by a line drawned in the wet filler.

Pledges is about the difference between words and actions. To give your word and stand by it changes reality. Faith in a promise depends on the context in which it is given. Which institutions that sanction it. A marriage. A testimony. A contract.

Can art give power to a promise? Can you believe in a promise sealed in a work of art?


Artist Profile

Born: 1969
Hometown: Stockholm
Based in: Oslo

I am interested in process-based painting and the profound human solitude. While exploring one thing, I sometimes try to formulate something about the other.

My work is made from construction filler in oak frames. I have developed a unique technique, where I insert 6 mm thick layers of grey and white …


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