• size 48" × 72" × 1.75"
  • year 2019
  • medium Oil, acrylic, and graphite on muslin over panel diptych
  • framed N/A
  • price $6000
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“What I See Is Not What I Know lives as a sequel to my earlier painting, Courtesy Car. This piece is a glimpse into a world not my own. With images taken from the private terminal at the Oakland International Airport, this piece is composed of imagery I find constantly reoccurring yet consistently distant. ” — Blake Aaseby
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About the Artist

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Blake Aaseby (b.1991) is an artist living and working out of the San Francisco Bay Area. He received his MFA in Painting & Drawing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and his BFA from Azusa Pacific University. Drawn from an upbringing with what he refers to as a floating root system, Blake’s work is an attempt to understand location and place, whether it be mental or corporeal, past or present. Focused on the easily passing, his paintings are a map of both here and there.

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