Opposing Forces, 2021

by Alan Brown

Print : digital print

68.51 x 121.92 x 0.635 cm 27 x 48 x 0.3 inch

$1,827

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Unique work

Signature

Hand-signed by artist

Authenticity

Invoice from the gallery


Medium

Print: digital print

Dimensions cm inch

68.51 x 121.92 x 0.635 cm 27 x 48 x 0.3 inch Height x Width x Depth

Framing

Not framed


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Landscape

Neo-surrealism

Surrealism

Purple

Artwork sold in perfect condition

Artwork location: Germany

I leave the viewer to interpret this NeoSurrealist image created on computer in several 3D programs and 2D programs afterwards to further the visual. My background is as an advertising photographer who did a lot of "special effect" alternate reality work in the days before computer-generated (I hate that expression!) was possible and as an early-adopter of computer technology, I was able to explore that kind of surrealist expression. I enjoy exploring and re-interpreting and I enjoy 3D for its photographic metaphor.
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Alan Brown, Opposing Forces

Alan Brown

United States  • 1947

Presentation

For several years Alan Brown was a picture framer in Westchester County, New York. His current body of work focuses heavily on using that same skill set, this time utilizing curious found objects, often items that have long outlived their known purpose or identity. 

The artist's work encompasses sculptures, collages, and paintings; all created with the idea of reconstructing, enhancing, and reassembling as its central theme, not so much to discover the finished product, but rather for the basis of being enveloped in its process. 

Compositionally and with academic markers, the finished work gives new life to what is otherwise considered a collection of old childhood memories, and new and repurposed materials.  Objects such as old frames, African sculpture, pages from 19th-century books, forgotten tools, and antique toys live collectively in Mr. Brown's often satirical compositions.  

The artist develops multi-layers of colliding narratives as a draftsman;  the finished work is both playful and introspective, in that the artist sees the possibility of the materials and the reinvention of the “forgotten object" while also offering a bit of Homage to the very material he reworks and saves from oblivion.

American, b.1947.


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