Westworld

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85 x 82 x 25 cm (33.46 x 32.28 x 9.84 in.)

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Wood, neon tubes, electrical equipment.

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2022

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Shipped in a custom woodcrate.

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Neons

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Westworld is an overlay of found and signature forms.
The painting is based on a cardboard sunglasses display, a desert sunset motif, I found in a Miami Beach bodega 30 years ago.
The neon bow-tie layer comes from mid-century Modern design: the Hardoy Butterfly chair and a Gropius-style architectural detail from the old ICA Boston.
These bow-ties—standing in for sunglasses—have become a kind of recurring signature reference to Thurman’s parents and artistic origins.
The titling is typical of Thurman’s practice vis-a-vis source material: cinematic points of departure include Vanishing Point (1971) and Dark Star (1974).
Westworld epitomizes the artist’s aesthetic as a meeting point between nostalgia and futurism.
Upcoming :

Coming Soon

Edition size :

3

Dimensions :

85 x 82 x 25 cm (33.46 x 32.28 x 9.84 in.)

Signature:

Signed and numbered on the back.

Technique :

Wood, neon tubes, electrical equipment.

Year :

2022

Packaging :

Shipped in a custom woodcrate.

Price :

CHF 12’500 (≈ $14'500, exclusive of VAT)

Collection :

Neons

Price :

No prices available for the moment

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Blair Thurman

Blair Thurman lives and works in Hudson, New York. He is known for shaped canvas and neon works; abstraction sourced from vernacular visual culture and deep historical consciousness, strongly rooted in Pop and Minimalism.  Thurman’s formal content ranges from childhood toys and relics, pop songs, automobile culture, and the history of film. Starting with a concept of “less than” painting in the early ‘90s, Thurman showed with Steven Parrino and is part of a bridge of artists working between NY-PARIS-SWITZERLAND with strong ties to monochromatic painting.

Born in New Orleans in 1961, Thurman has a B.F.A. from the Nova Scotia College of Art & Design (NASCAD) and an M.F.A. from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.  He shows with Gagosian Gallery, New York; Peres Projects, Berlin; and Galerie Frank Elbaz, Paris and Dallas; among others.

Thurman’s Speedway was included in the Unlimited section of Art Basel 2019.  Other selected exhibitions include Bastard Kids of Drella, Le Consortium, Dijon (1999) and Return of the Creature, Kuenstlerhaus Palais Thurn-und-Taxis, Bregenz (2003),both curated by Steven Parrino; Bastard Creature, Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2007); Born to Be Wild, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen (2009); American Exuberance, Rubell Family Collection, Miami (2011); Blair Thurman, MAGASIN Centre National d’Art Contemporain de Grenoble (2014); Flatland : abstractions narratives, Musée régional d’art contemporain (MRAC) Languedoc- Roussillon, Sérignan (2017); Alentour, curated by John M. Armleder, CAB Brussels (2019); None of the Above, 2004-2020 & All of the Above, 2011-2020, curated by John M. Armleder for “It Never Ends,” Kanal Pompidou, Brussels (2020);  Milléniales. Peintures 2000-2020, curated by Vincent Pécoil, FRAC Nouvelle-Aquitaine MECA (2020).

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