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Eating Ortolan

Sale price$ 6,000

Oil on canvas

“Each painting I do is an experiment, an investigation into the nature of an image and how it functions. I am interested in what’s behind the image, how the image is constructed, how it is read, etc. My work tends to be photo based, because the photograph still is thought of as a document of reality. Painting the image helps me deconstruct and understand it.”

Size: 65.25 x 43.5 inches

About our custom frames

“My interests lie in the disconnect between reality and our perception thereof.”“Each portrait is an adventure, exploring the unique character and personal strengths of my subjects. It’s not about how they look, it’s about who they are.”
-Rives Granade
Rives Granade

About the Artist

Rives Granade

Rives Granade's colorful, abstract paintings explore the line between representations of physical reality and the gestures that uncover interior perceptions of reality. Select public collections include: The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Marciano Art Foundation, The Hara Museum of Art (Tokyo), and Mobile Museum of Art. Select publications include: New American Paintings (twice), Vice, and Artillery. He holds a BA in philosophy from Washington and Lee University and an MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute.

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Current Exhibition

Echoes of Being

Group Show
April 12 - May 28

8200 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles CA

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Eating Ortolan Sale price$ 6,000