Filed under: In the Studio, Process Of A Painting | Tags: Ellen C. Caldwell, In the Studio, Jeffrey Deane Hall, Man Recast, Process of a Painting
Working with iconic images to unite similar subject matter, painter Jeffrey Deane Hall (NAP# 100) combines mathematical and painterly techniques to merge media and themes together. His paintings are a mix of assemblage and collage and they have an architectural and puzzle-like aesthetic.
Jeffrey Deane Hall | Man Recast, oil painting on panel, 18×24″, 2012.
In “Man Recast,” Hall explores the subject of marriage through two well-known and lauded works: Jan van Eyck’s The Arnolfini Wedding (or The Arnolfini Portrait), 1434, and Marcel Duchamp’s The Bride Stripped Bare by Her Bachelor’s, Even (or The Large Glass), 1915 to 1923. During his 45-day process, Hall superimposes shapes and contours from both existing works to begin creating new shapes, lines, and planes where the painting fragments intersect.
He reworks these masters by creatively reexamining the art historic canon, bringing both the subject and work to the present, and challenging viewers to consider what makes a marriage last—and even, perhaps, what makes a painting last? In this Process of a Painting, Hall explains his process and methodology as he recasts van Eyck and Duchamp in Man Recast. – Ellen C. Caldwell, Los Angeles Contributor
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In about two weeks the South issue of New American Paintings, our 100th, will be hitting newsstands around the country and arriving in the mailboxes of our subscribers. It is a special issue for us, as Steven Zevitas, Editor/Publisher, mentions in his Editor’s Note. He describes the first issue and how it came to be, as well as the great accomplishments to date.
The juror for #100 was Michael Rooks, Wieland Family Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia. He sums up the issue well by stating that, “These artists…have much to say, in a variety of voices and from differing vantage points that reflect the multiplicity of approaches and pluralistic nature of contemporary art. They represent a cross-section of what the South has to offer, and I congratulate them all.”
A full list of participating artists, as well as a few more pictures of the issue, is after the jump!
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