writings (x)

by Andrew Crane

Painting - 30.0cm x 30.0cm

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  • Adriana Marques

    The Insider Adriana Marques says:

    "Andrew's obsession with materials shines through in these rough and honest paintings. Their simplicity make them profound and solid, returning us to the early days of painting, when simple marks could communicate with so much feeling."

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    • Letters, numbers and shapes keep the eye - and mind - engaged in Crane's work
    • Crane has exhibited widely in the UK and US
    • Buy for the bold experimentation with materials
  • writings (x)

    no. ten... cement with varnish and primer on paper.

    'writings (x)' by Andrew Crane has been signed on the reverse and comes ready to hang in a narrow hockey stick in taupe green with museum white mount frame.

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    Andrew Crane

    Andrew Crane was working on an oil painting when he stumbled across a bag of cement. It was one of those accidental discoveries that changes your whole direction. He was working in a borrowed warehouse at the time. Under pressure to complete work, he spotted a bag of tile cement on the floor, mixed it up with some PVA, and slapped it on the canvas. The resulting surface took oil paint extremely well. Crane became excited by the surface imperfections. Since then, he's become an explorer of unconventional materials, experimenting with everything from brown paper tape to black varnish.

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  • Sizing Chart

    1.7m

    Product Details

    Type
    Original Art
    Medium
    Painting > Mixed Media
    Style
    Abstract
    Subject
    Abstract
    Year
    2011
    Size
    30.0cm x 30.0cm
    Ready to hang
    No
    Signed
    Yes, on reverse
    Materials
    cement, house paint, graphite and varnish on paper
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