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Acrylic on linen
Dimensions: 97cm (H) x 130cm (W) / 38.2" (H) x 51.2" (W)
Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.
This acrylic painting on linen is one of a series of 10 that the artist developed from a painting that incorporated a photograph she took of a flatbed truck used for transporting cars.
The element of interest on the truck was a sort of ladder with soft-cornered rectangular openings. She extracted all but the ladder structure from the photo, punched out the openings, and digitally superimposed the image on a painting in progress.
That digital montage became the model for the first painting. Each successive painting took on its own identity completely apart from the source materials, with the soft-cornered rectangles and the palette being predominant constants.
sbc 149 was the récipient of the ArtAbsolument prize at the 2013 edition of the Parisian group exhibition Réalités Nouvelles.
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Hometown: United States
Based in: Paris
Susan Cantrick is an American abstract painter whose primary interest is in painting as a structured visual response to sub-linguistic thinking. Her paintings are analogs of her pre-verbal perception that aim to be as articulate as possible, crystallizing the vitality and complexity of emergent cognition.
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