dying for a while (film still XIX)
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Acrylic on linen | 2021
For London-based Ethan Caflisch’s newest series, the artist teases a distinction between a film still, a photograph, and a painting while creating something that contains a bit of all three art forms. In dying for a while, Caflisch uses his signature abstract style to slowly reveal the meaning behind the eponymous unrealized film. Containing dark or potentially confrontational themes, the acrylic paintings in the figurative series convey Caflisch’s interest in the transition between seriousness and acting, encouraging the viewer to consider each painted silhouette’s motive as they move across color-block backgrounds.
10 x 12 inches
Signed by artist.
The work comes with a Certification of Authenticity signed by the Co-Founder of Tappan.
Ethan’s exhibition venues and publications include the Institute of Contemporary Art (San Jose), Cheryl Hazan Gallery (New York), A.M. Gallery (Antwerp), Art Maze Magazine, and AnOther Magazine. Explore his large, geometric and minimalist paintings, figurative paintings and hand made textile works.
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