Friday, November 29, 2013

VII. Daniel Arsham

Daniel Arsham, One Peach Tree Center Proposal, Guache on mylar, 24"x20", 2004.
Born in 1980 in Cleveland Ohio, OH. He currently lives and works in New York, NY. He is a graduate of the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. In 2003 he received the Gelman Trust Fellowship, an award that sustains the recipient while promoting the artist’s development into a mature artist.
A gouache rendering of Le Corbusier’s modernist monastery La Tourette is pictured inside a cave. Arsham’s work blurs the lines between art, architecture and performance, and explores issues of natural versus manufactured or intention versus happenstance. (Viladas, P., Time Magazine)
Arsham's art work involves architecture which represented in this painting by a building.

This piece represents what we leave behind after we have perished will stay behind as a representation of how we lived and what we believed was important to us at the time.



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