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Oil bar on sealed raw canvas | 2018
This new body of work continues to take the basic components of the human face as a starting point and foundation. Rather than portraits of an individual, these works depict a universal expression and mood. After re-discovering a collection of old drawings, Fletcher spent some time taking things back to basics in order to build the work back up again.
Working with fat markers and big brushes, Fletcher builds up delicately balanced compositions by accentuating contrasts; soft marks meeting hard edges, heavy lines against light bursts of graphite, and rich colors against subdued tones.
The artist feels the work can be seen in two ways: playfully spirited portraits comprised of smiles, frown and nervous laughs, or, at face value as abstract compositions
23.6 x 19.7 inches
Signed by the artist
The work comes with a Certification of Authenticity signed by the Co-Founder of Tappan
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Q. Did you grow up around other creative people?
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Dressed Up Normal, an exhibition of works by Tappan artists. Unified by their exploration of iconic imagery and subject matter across varying media.
London-based painter Daniel Fletcher's large abstract paintings and hand-pulled prints make use of contemporary color stories and authentic, expressive gestures. Fletcher's work has been recently featured in The Strategist and It's Nice That.
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