• $7850
  • size 61" × 47.75" × 2.25"
  • year 2015
  • materials Acrylic, pastel, and colored pencil on paper
  • framed In white
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“In this paintings from my Forms series, I explore the edge between representation and abstraction through experiments with form, composition, color and pattern. These works are process driven. During the process I enter in an intimate dialogue with the painting: at times I guide it; other times it guides me. Through this dialogue I “carve” out forms. I intentionally leave these forms ambiguous, slippery, constantly receding from becoming something specific.” — Piero Passacantando
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About the Artist

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Piero Passacantando (b. 1979) is an interdisciplinary artist whose works explore the overlap between artistic output and social engagement. His paintings are influenced by a wide range of methods and historical sources, from the Italian late-medieval period to the Buddhist thangka tradition, from surrealism to minimalism. His works seek to establish a charged intimacy with the viewer. Piero holds an MFA from the California College of the Arts and a BFA from the Corcoran College of Art and Design, Washington, DC. He lives and works between Porto Santo Stefano, Italy, and Casablanca, Morocco.

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