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Almine Rech Gallery London: Erik Lindman - Metal Paintings - 12 Sept 2016 to 5 Nov 2016

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12 Sept 2016 to 5 Nov 2016

Almine Rech Gallery

11 Savile Row, Mayfair
London
W1S 3PG
United Kingdom
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Erik Lindman - Untitled, 2015-2016
Found surfaces (sheetmetal), oil on linen over panel - 198 x 117 cm - 78 x 46 inches
© Erik Lindman - Courtesy of the Artist and Almine Rech Gallery


Artists in this exhibition: Erik Lindman


Erik Lindman
Metal Paintings

September 12 - November 5, 2016

In Erik Lindman’s new works, the artist creates fresh abstract forms with a fine attunement to painterly details, constellated around various found surfaces and their treatment as compositional elements, surfaces, and supports. The majority of these new works are on primed or linen-wrapped panel that are affixed with thin sheets of aluminum or steel sheetmetal (or occasionally other flat, less-identifiable building materials), which are disguised and revealed to varying degrees by the application of paint on and around them. Colors and forms tend to accrete in the center of the painting, framed by white or unpainted space.

These found elements, which were picked up on regular walks by Lindman around the neighborhood of his studio in Harlem, Manhattan, are handled in a way that is characteristic of the artist’s cogitative approach, wherein material economy becomes an entry point to a particular type of seeing...

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Almine Rech Gallery
11 Savile Row, Mayfair
W1S 3PG London, UK

Tuesday - Saturday (10 am - 6 pm)
contact.london@alminerech.com
 
 








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