• $3200
  • size 30" × 40" × 0.5"
  • year 2019
  • materials Acrylic on linen
“This painting is a balanced composition with an inner rhythmic motion. The painting is done in warm colors while the composition cools overall from the muted black and white center. ” — Luke Forsyth
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About the Artist

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Luke Forsyth (b. 1982) is a painter and illustrator living and working in Los Angeles, California. Known for a playful approach to the drawn elements in his works, Forsyth enjoys working in an array of colors and mediums. He draws inspiration from the everyday, with subjects ranging from domestic interiors and expansive sweeping landscapes, to pop cultural markers like Disney and Topo Chico, among others.

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Forsyth’s recent exhibitions include the group shows “Through-line: Drawing and Weaving “ at Steve Turner Gallery in Los Angles (2018), and “Future Ruins” at CalArts, Valencia, CA (2019). In 2020, Forsyth looks ahead to an upcoming solo show “Flowers on Black” at Esqueleto in Los Angeles (2020) as well as a group print exhibition at Desuetude Gallery in Olympia, WA (2020).

From the Journal

From the Journal

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